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Video Maturity Model increases the effectiveness of video for organizations

AMSTERDAM –Today Eclipse Videomanagement proudly announces the introduction of the Video Maturity Model: The Video Maturity Model is the most comprehensive tool available to assess the use of video in medium and larger organizations. Video Maturity means nothing more and nothing less than being able to control video as an …

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AXE Canada Masculinity Study looks at what it means to be a ‘real man’

The majority of young men do not define themselves as masculine TORONTO — A new study sponsored by AXE reveals that young men, ages 15 to 25, are shifting towards inclusivity and acceptance. The study supports a growing trend showing young men feel more comfortable to say things that may have …

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St. Joseph Communications releases 2017 “Think Beyond Content” trend report

TORONTO — Today, St. Joseph Communications is proud to announce the release of their 2017 Think Beyond Content trend report. Using over 60 global examples, this trend report explores Brands that are not only thinking of a world beyond simply building content, but are also focusing on how partnerships, technology, transparency …

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Environics Analytics launches mobile analytics services

New data and analytics capture consumer travel patterns—any time, any day, anywhere Toronto — Environics Analytics (EA) today announced a new offering in its products and services portfolio: mobile analytics services, with capabilities designed especially to support marketing and real estate decision making. Combining best practices in processing spatial data …

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Top 15 digital fundraising learnings from Digital Leap 2017

  Focus on digital marketing maturing for Canadian non-profits as experience grows TORONTO — Digital Leap 2017, the eighth annual digital fundraising and marketing conference hosted by Stephen Thomas Ltd (ST) and, concluded its most-well-attended session yet yesterday at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Over 150 non-profit marketers and fundraisers …

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Masterpass-enabled bots launch on Facebook Messenger

AI-driven platform engages consumers, facilitates transactions and a secure checkout experience PURCHASE, N.Y. and SAN JOSE, Calif. — Today at the Facebook Developer Conference, Mastercard announced Masterpass-enabled bots to drive more seamless shopping on Facebook Messenger with FreshDirect, Subway and The Cheesecake Factory. The bots leverage artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to …

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Vantiv, Womply partner to deliver Big Data insights to merchants

CINCINNATI — Vantiv, Inc., a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, announced today that it has partnered with Womply, a merchant-focused technology company, to offer Vantiv BizShield and Insights to small and medium-sized businesses. The products will allow …

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Flexiti Financial appoints marketing, retail experts to Advisory Board

TORONTO, ON — Flexiti Financial today announced that Diane J. Brisebois, president and CEO of the Retail Council of Canada (RCC), and Rick Padulo, chairman and CEO of Padulo Integrated, a multimedia retail communications company, have joined Flexiti Financial as the first two members of the company’s Advisory Board. Flexiti Financial is …

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Environics Analytics releases 2017 update of its Canadian data and analytics products

TORONTO — Environics Analytics (EA) has announced the 2017 update of its suite of Canadian marketing analytics products. The update covers nearly two dozen databases, including DemoStats, the comprehensive demographic database that offers statistics for 2017 and projections for 2020, 2022 and 2027. The release also includes the latest edition of PRIZM5, …

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Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards now open for applications

Prizes include $100,000 in shipping credits for large retailers, $50,000 for small retailers TORONTO — Now in their sixth year, the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards celebrate retailers large and small, saluting excellence in omni-channel strategy, customer engagement initiatives and community impact. Winners receive prizes designed to further propel their success, …