Research

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Four ways the beauty industry will change in 2018

A Mintel global trends report finds consumer choices will be driven by their beliefs, technology and new definitions of beauty.

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Banking on enterprise loyalty

Bond Brand Loyalty’s Sean Claessen on why marketers should step outside the norms of what programs traditionally offer.

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Fast Facts: CMOs embrace their roles as growth-drivers

More marketers are beginning to look beyond their brand storytelling mandates, but many still lack confidence in certain areas.

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Female leaders more likely to embrace transformation: survey

KPMG shows women in executive positions are more comfortable with disruption and the need to innovate than their male counterparts.

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Canadians have increasing standards for companies

A Salesforce report shows how the buying experience, data and tech are impacting customer expectations.

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How do you improve customer experience?

An AmEx survey shows what tech retailers have tapped to enhance in-store interactions and boost sales.

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How and what ethnic consumers shop

Nielsen research suggests Canada’s booming ethnic segments purchase and shop differently than average consumers.

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How do consumers feel about legal cannabis?

A survey shows where consumers might prefer to buy pot and how it could impact sales of products in other industries.

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Tim Hortons among the top global food chains

BrandZ’s annual ranking of the world’s most valuable brands finds the coffee chain sitting comfortably in the top 10 Fast Food list.

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Study reveals Canada’s most reputable companies

Consumer trust in brands has dropped, but Canadians continue to value companies will a strong CSR track record.

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CEOs confident about success in personalization

The majority of execs feel they are meeting consumers’ need for personal experiences, according to research from KPMG.

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Fast Facts: What’s holding back AR adoption?

A survey of marketers identifies the main factors preventing them from increasing spend on the technology.

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Sales growth in Canada continues to slow

While up slightly during the first two months of the year, gains were significantly lower than record highs seen in 2017.

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BrandSpark unveils the most trusted CPG brands

Results from the research firm’s Shopper Study also reveal insights into what drives that trust.

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How marketers can help tilt the scales of gender equality

In a study on Canadian women, McCann explores how organizations can foster equal representation in the workplace.