Industry TrendsNon Profit

Canada’s non-profit sector continues to grow

Larger percentage of GDP and more employees, but community organizations showing declines New data about the charitable and nonprofit sector by Statistics Canada shows that charities and nonprofits accounted for 8.5% of Canada’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2017. This is equivalent to $169.2 billion of value added to the …

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Industry TrendsPayments

Shifting Trends Signal Renewed Digital Payment Market Growth

News Commentary As consumer trends begin to change, many businesses are forced to adapt accordingly. One of the biggest demands in the consumer industry is more efficient payment systems. With the emergence of online platforms, digital payment solutions have rapidly evolved throughout recent years. Typically, most payment providers are advancing …

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Disruptive TechnologyE-commerceIndustry Trends

Airlines are about to become cross-selling marketing machines

Investment expands 777’s presence in the aviation sector, while enabling Air Black Box to broaden its travel connection capabilities for global airlines, airports and other travel brands Air Black Box—the first global travel technology company founded to solve the complexities of cross-selling products and services within the aviation sector—has been …

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Applied AIData AnalyticsIndustry Trends

Five Growth Opportunities for Big Data Analytics Solutions Providers

Automated, easily deployable big data analytics solutions to gain traction, finds Frost & Sullivan The introduction of 5G networks will have a significant impact on the market for data analytics solutions for service providers, as it creates a need to analyze important metrics flowing between connected devices. Furthermore, the implementation …

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Industry TrendsSector Report

Tourism marketers benefit from record breaking year

Destination Canada celebrates more than 21 million visitors VANCOUVER–Destination Canada, the national marketing organization, announced a second consecutive record-breaking year with 21.13 million travellers to Canada in 2018. Tourism generates 745,300 jobs in communities across Canada and contributes an estimated $102.5 billion to the economy. Destination Canada supports this thriving …

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Industry TrendsMobile Marketing

Mobile Media Report Shows Uptick in Caliber of Ad Campaign Data

Q4 report shows improved scoring among the metrics that confirm the legitimacy of campaign data, suggesting that media partners are evaluating how they deliver traffic. Kochava’s latest (U.S.) industry ranking report of media partners suggests a significant improvement in the average click-to-install ratio, an important measure of the legitimacy of …

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DigitalIndustry TrendsSector Report

In Asia, digital remains key focus for most industries in 2019 but challenges remain, finds Frost & Sullivan

New security reality is leading to heightened concern over privacy and security SINGAPORE–More and more enterprises are looking towards new technologies such Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Edge Computing, Software Defined in their push towards digital transformation. However, technological challenges such as cybersecurity, disparate configurations and application centricity still remain. …

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AdvertisingIndustry TrendsMobile Marketing

Mobile video ad spending will account for 75 percent of all digital video ad investments by 2023, says Frost & Sullivan

Mobile Channels Offer New Growth Opportunities in the Online Video Advertising Space The growth of over-the-top (OTT) and user-generated digital video content in the current multi-screen environment is creating strong demand for monetization technologies among both content owners and advertisers. The targetability, personalization capabilities, and interactivity offered by online video …

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Industry TrendsPayments

Holiday shopping, international transactions help boost spend in Canada by 3.0 per cent in final quarter of 2018

Lowest quarterly growth in four years could signify trend for 2019 TORONTO–The final quarter of 2018 wrapped up with a 3.0 per cent increase in spend over the same period in 2017, according to Moneris Solutions Corporation, Canada’s largest processor of debit and credit payments. This increase marks the lowest …

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AdvertisingIndustry Trends

Canadian ad spending to see continued growth in 2019 at 5.2% according to Dentsu Aegis Network

Canada continues to outpace global ad spend growth forecast of +3.8% in 2019; Digital to hit 50% of total share in Canada, 10% higher than global total; Mobile expected to see greatest growth of all digital platforms in Canada, +6% year over year hitting 70% share of total digital spend in 2019 …

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