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The rumour mill has been flying for months as to who will be next person to head up operations for Twitter Canada.  We broke the story when they were first looking to open an office in …

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#blackfriday & #cybermonday Could Help Retailers Generate 10% Of Q4 Revenues [Infographic]

November 27, 2013 – 3:35 pm |
Black Friday Cyber Monday [Infographic]

Two of the biggest days for most retailers are coming up quickly – Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  The days take place on the Friday and Monday after Thanksgiving respectively, and in the past have …

Online Retailer Beyond the Rack Secures Additional $25M In Funding

November 26, 2013 – 11:46 am |
Beyond the Rack

Montreal-based online retailer Beyond the Rack announced this morning the company has secured a $25 million investment round led by Investissement Quebec, Iris Capital and Tandem Expansion Fund. Current investors Highland Capital Partners, Panorama Capital, BDC Venture Capital …

Bank of Montreal Selects Young & Rubicam As Lead Advertising Agency

November 26, 2013 – 11:08 am |
BMO Bank Of Montreal

After a recent review, Bank of Montreal (BMO) has appointed a new agency to take the lead for the bank’s advertising efforts moving forward.  Canada’s fourth-largest bank has selected Young & Rubicam (Y&R) to lead …

Keek Replaces Founder Then Gets Acquired By Oil & Gas Company

November 25, 2013 – 10:22 am |

Keek which played in the same type of video-sharing space that Instagram and Vine have been succeeding in recently taken a turn for the worst. The Board of Directors recently replaced its Founder and CEO Isaac …

Down By Still Shopping, Blackberry Acquired Social Media Company Back In May

November 25, 2013 – 10:10 am |
Let's Make A Deal

They may be down, but that isn’t stopping Waterloo-based BlackBerry quietly announced last week that it has acquired Scroon, a French startup that manages Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts for large clients back in May. …

Selfie Photo Sharing App Shots Of Me Gets Investment From Justin Bieber

November 25, 2013 – 9:55 am |
Shots of Me

There has been a lot of attention to photo sharing apps lately, especially with Snapchat turning down an offer from Facebook for $3 billion. Another one that’s getting some Bieber love of late is Shots …

Mercedes-Benz Vans Canada Rolls Out National Sprinter Vans Marketing Campaign

November 21, 2013 – 3:30 pm |

Mercedes-Benz Vans Canada has launched a dynamic nationwide Business-to-Small Business (B2SB) marketing campaign introducing its All-New 2014 line-up of Sprinter Vans. The campaign was concepted and developed by The Cargo Agency.
The marketing campaign which was …

Ripley’s Aquarium Of Canada Selects One Advertising As Agency Of Record

November 21, 2013 – 10:20 am |
Ripley’s Aquarium Of Canada

One Advertising (One) has been selected by Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada as their agency of record to provide strategic insights and direction, and to create an effective communication strategy involving both creative and media.
After a …

Deloitte Fast 50 2013, And The Winners Are… [Pics]

November 19, 2013 – 10:25 am |
Deloitte Fast 50

Deloitte recently held their annual Technology Fast 50 event which honors Canadian technology companies for technological innovation, entrepreneurship, rapid growth and leadership.   Now in its 16th year, the Technology Fast 50 recognized 17 companies that …

Blue Ant Media Launches Smithsonian Channel ln Canada [Pics]

November 18, 2013 – 1:57 pm |
Marc Garneau

With only two years under their belt, Toronto-based Blue Ant Media has quickly grown the multi-channel media company with a number of channels including ravel+Escape, Bite TV, Cottage Life and AUX TV.  At the company’s two …