Shoppers Drug Mart provides same-day home delivery throughout Ontario

Instacart is now delivering from Shoppers Drug Mart stores in as fast as one hour TORONTO–Shoppers Drug Mart is making shopping more convenient with the launch of home delivery services, in partnership with Instacart. Customers across Ontario now have access to same-day delivery of groceries, everyday essentials and over-the-counter medications …

RetailTargeting and Acquisition

Consumers First Hear About New Retailers Through Friends, Family

Yes Marketing study finds that comprehensive product information builds trust with new consumers For nearly half of consumers (45%), the first time they hear about a retailer they’ve never purchased from is through friends and family, according to a new study by Yes Marketing. In “The Retail Shopper’s Journey to …


Mogo Partners with Major Canadian Retailer to Battle Identity Fraud

Mogo Finance Technology Inc., a financial health app, today announced a new program with Trans Global Insurance (“TGI”) to help customers of The Brick, Canada’s largest home furnishings retailer, understand and combat identity fraud. TGI is a leading provider of credit insurance and other protection products in Canada, and is …


Lowe’s Canada Wins a Philanthropic Leadership Award

The creative and collaborative approach of Lowe’s Canada Heroes Campaign celebrated BOUCHERVILLE, QC–Lowe’s Canada, one of Canada’s leading home improvement companies, accepted a Philanthropic Leadership award during the 2019 Excellence in Retailing Award Gala held last night at the Toronto Congress Centre. The award, which recognizes a creative, collaborative and …


Indigo Changes Three Top Executives

Kirsten Chapman as President, Gil Dennis as Chief Operating Officer, and Nathan Williams, Founder of Kinfolk, as Chief Creative Officer Indigo Books & Music Inc., the world’s first cultural department store for booklovers, is pleased to announce the promotions of Kirsten Chapman to President and Gil Dennis to Chief Operating …

Augmented RealityDigitalRetail

Mountain Equipment Partners with Cineplex to Boost In-Store Digital Experience

Companies Working Together on Strategic Digital Signage Solution at 20 Locations Across Canada TORONTO–Cineplex Digital Media has partnered with Mountain Equipment Co-op to deliver a unique digital signage solution that optimizes the retail experience for customers at MEC stores across the country. Leveraging its strategic experience design services, CDM introduced …

Disruptive TechnologyMobile MarketingRetail

McDonald’s Canada is first Quick Service Restaurant in Canada to launch nationwide on Google Assistant-powered smart speakers, smartphones

LivePerson helps McDonald’s Canada launch conversational commerce on Google Assistant LivePerson conversational commerce solutions is powering a new conversational service for McDonald’s Canada that is now available to all Google Assistant-powered smartphone and smart speaker users in Canada. This new offering, the McDonald’s Action on Google Assistant — the first …


Staples Canada Partners with Instacart to Offer Same-day Delivery in the GTA

First-of-its-kind partnership brings one-hour delivery to busy Staples customers across Toronto Staples Canada continues its commitment to become The Working and Learning Company by partnering with Instacart, a North American leader in online groceries, on a pilot to offer same-day delivery to customers in select locations in the Greater Toronto …

AdvertisingGifts & RewardsRetail

Loblaw trials digital advertising service that rewards customers

“Imagine if every Canadian was rewarded for every ad they saw online.” BRAMPTON–Loblaw Companies announced the trial launch of a new service that harnesses the power of its PC Optimum loyalty program to provide customers with more relevant advertising and reward them for the simple act of seeing those ads …


Tim Hortons serves up new loyalty program

Tims Rewards gives guests a free coffee, tea or baked good after every seventh visit The number seven is about to become the new favourite number for Tim Hortons guests. Not only was the number seven NHL legend Tim Horton’s retiring jersey number, starting today, Canadians will be rewarded after …