Industry NewsRetail

New SAS data shows Canadians plan to spend less this holiday season

Canadian shoppers plan to buy less this holiday season than they did in 2014, according to new research from SAS, the analytics leader. In its second year of holiday shopping research, SAS polled 3,458 consumers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand to uncover holiday …

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Industry NewsLoyalty

Bob Macdonald appointed to Loyalty360 Board of Advisors

Bond Brand Loyalty President and CEO Bob Macdonald builds on his commitment to the industry in joining the Board of Advisors for Loyalty360 – The Loyalty Marketer’s Association. Bond Brand Loyalty, North America’s leading brand loyalty agency, is a proud member of the association and a sponsor of Loyalty360’s Engagement …

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DigitalEmail MarketingOperations and Logistics

54% of Canadians would sue over CASL violations

According to a new poll, carelessness in Canada’s Anti Spam Legislation (CASL) compliance may be a ticking time-bomb for Canadian businesses. Companies need to carefully review customer communications ensuring they are compliant with CASL or they run a serious risk of lawsuits.  The poll revealed Canadians may be far more …

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DigitalIndustry News

Cineplex Digital Solutions introduces fully interactive, engaging digital hoarding offering for retailers and shopping centres

CF Markville is the first to offer experiential hoarding boards to surprise and delight shoppers in Markham, Ontario Cineplex Digital Solutions (“CDS”) today announced the introduction of a new Digital Hoarding offering that revolutionizes traditional static signage on vacant storefronts in shopping centres and retail environments. A plug-and-play solution that …

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DigitalIndustry News

Astral Out of Home introduces TSA Interactive

Astral Out of Home, a division of Bell Media, announced today the launch of its innovative new advertising opportunity TSA Interactive. Launching in November 2015, TSA Interactive includes an interactive screen as part of a regular static poster advertisement featured in transit shelters. The 22-inch product provides video and audio …

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Industry NewsPrint

St. Joseph’s Communications releases latest trend report: 2016 Print in a Digital World

St. Joseph Communications has released it’s latest trend report “2016 Print in a Digital World“. The trend report identifies major trends transforming our omnichannel multiverse and how marketers can leverage the identified examples to mix, match and marry the exciting world of print and digital. “When some of the biggest …

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Industry NewsPrint

Pazazz printing achieves first Canadian PANTONE® Certified Printer status

The first and exclusive Canadian printer to meet rigorous certification process to ensure color quality control across every step of offset print operations X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, and its subsidiary Pantone LLC, reported that Pazazz Printing is now a PANTONE Certified Printer. The PANTONE …

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Environics Analytics acquires Pivotal Contact

Environics Analytics (EA) announced today that it has acquired the business and assets of Pivotal Contact. Under terms of the agreement, Pivotal Contact will integrate its expertise in data management, advanced analytics, modelling and customer engagement into EA’s offerings in marketing and analytical services. These synergies are intended to provide …

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DigitalOperations and Logistics

Four in 10 CIOs say their company lacks support needed for digital marketing projects

Most businesses have taken steps to enhance their digital marketing abilities, but structural issues may still get in the way, new research from Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group suggests. Forty-two percent of chief information officers (CIOs) surveyed said their company does not have the structure to support the …

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