Articles Tagged ‘COVID-19’

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COVID-19 is accelerating digital and self-care trends

PwC compares attitudes and behaviours from before and during the pandemic, finding which ones are here to stay.

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Shoppers unsure if retailers are putting their best effort into safety

An Ipsos survey also looks at how health precautions could impact long-term loyalty.

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Canadian Tire becomes a one stop shop for moving forward

The retailer finds its stores are well-aligned with what consumers are looking for in the current phase of the pandemic.

This year, it has expanded again, investing in a 10,000-plus square-foot space focused on its in-house production capabilities, which features a full shooting studio for photo and video.

How production houses are getting back to work

With shoots set to resume, companies are streamlining their resources and being more strategic about organizing crews.

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Canadians worry about the pandemic impacting others

Data from Abacus suggests younger people, in particular, spend more time thinking about societal impacts than their own finances.

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Consumerism, climate and coronavirus

Editor Jennifer Horn on the fundamental consumer shifts that are only just beginning.

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Which shopping habits are here to stay?

Mindshare’s survey also shows consumers aren’t as eager for major shopping events like back-to-school and Black Friday.

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Lessons from China on marketing through a recovery

Execs from McCann’s Asia outposts suggest brands may shift from reassurances to rallying cries.

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What will make customers feel safe in your store?

The latest IMI research breaks down how to soothe consumer concerns and drive brand affinity as the economy reopens.

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Is your message reaching the most vulnerable?

Barrett & Welsh’s Ishan Ghosh on how to engage communities that face cultural resistance to social distancing.

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A celebration of corporate kindness

How companies like Labatt, Vans, Knix and Endy are easing feelings of isolation through solidarity.

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Greenhouse finds new opportunities for itself and suppliers

In addition to helping food companies hit by closures, theThe juicer has seen a sales lift from its products moving to the impulse lane of grocery stores.

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New app predicts COVID-19 product shortages

Simporter’s Epidemic Demand Surge Protector is based on sentiment, demand and community transmission data.

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Telco and CPG sectors have gotten big boosts in consumer trust

A pandemic update to Edelman’s annual report shows confidence in business has gone up overall, but areas of improvement remain.

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Economic crunch could lead to depression-like drop in spending

A Deloitte report finds existing weakness in retail will be exacerbated by consumer concerns about unemployement.