Sustainable Mail Group launches to encourage engagement, stewardship

Encouraging engagement, learning and stewardship TORONTO, ON–The Sustainable Mail Group is pleased to announce it’s official launch with the unveiling of it’s website and LinkedIn Group. In 2020, a group composed of sector leaders related to the production and distribution of printed mail began building an organization where industry sustainability could …

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Canada Post sends every household a pre-paid postcard

Recipients can mail it for free to anyone they choose, anywhere in the country OTTAWA, ON–While we keep our distance to fight the spread of COVID-19, staying connected with friends and loved ones is harder than ever. To help Canadians stay in touch now, when it matters so much, Canada …

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Print Three, Prime Data form strategic partnership

Print Three Expands Direct Mail, Inkjet Offering by Adding Prime Data to its Network in a strategic partnership TORONTO–Print Three Franchising Corporation has recently undergone a series of strategic partnerships and acquisitions to better serve the Canadian market. Now rounding out its offering yet again, the company has added Prime …

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Canada Post makes sending and receiving mail even sweeter

Sweet Canada stamps serve up traditional Canadian desserts OTTAWA–Here’s a tasty fact: traditional Canadian desserts offer more than a scrumptious end to a meal. Behind many sweet treats is lore about Canada’s history, such as a pie made from the berries that once helped Indigenous communities survive long prairie winters …

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Lester Wunderman Passes Away at 98

“Father of Direct Marketing” Created a Trillion-Dollar Industry Lester Wunderman, chairman emeritus and founder of Wunderman, the original and largest direct marketing advertising agency, passed away last week in New York of natural causes. He was 98 years old. A trailblazer in the advertising industry, Mr. Wunderman launched a new …

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Supremex continues move away from envelopes to packaging

Supremex Announces Plan to Optimize Costs at its Envelope Platform to Further Support Diversification into Packaging MONTREAL–Supremex Inc.  the manufacturer and marketer of envelopes and a growing provider of paper-based packaging solutions, today announced a plan to reduce operating expenses at its Canadian envelope operations to improve resource allocation and …

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Work Stoppages Causing Serious Harm to Canada’s Small, Medium Businesses Bradbury says

OAKVILLE–With the announcement that the latest global offer is “not good enough”, Direct Response Media Group (DRMG) is calling on the Government of Canada to intervene and end the continued strike uncertainty at Canada Post. “This continued strike action at Canada Post will result in huge losses for small and …

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A miracle (marketing) cure

How tailored direct mail and telemarketing revived Mackenzie Health Foundation’s donor programme By Allen Davidov The Mackenzie Health Foundation, which raises funds for Mackenzie Health, the Toronto, Ontario area’s York Region health care provider, was faced with a challenge. Its one-size-fits-all fundraising strategy wasn’t clicking with the community: its annual …

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Direct mail still best way to reach out to customers

By Drew Tremblay Over the past few years online technology has had an effect on how we connect in our everyday lives. Whether in communicating with others, buying products and services, banking or being entertained it has changed our thinking. Think about it. We all have monthly payments that come …

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Dimensional mail: marketing’s buffet lobster

Why high value direct mail is like good seafood By Seamus Barton Imagine that you are a fly in a buffet. After weaving through swats from annoyed diners you start to notice patterns as they scoop up whatever piques the appetites. People circle about, holding white plates like gold pans …

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