Continuing on its long standing trend, Ipsos Reid recently announced its 2016 Top 10 Most Influential Brands in Canada during the annual Fast Forward Advertising and Marketing Week. Most Influential Brands in Canada 2015 Google Apple Microsoft Facebook YouTube Visa Walmart Tim Hortons Amazon (New for 2015) Samsung So who didn’t make the list this year, unfortunately […]
As part of their expansion plans Songza has hired Phil Schlatter as their Director of Sales for Canada. Phil is just coming off a one year sabbatical, prior to that he was a Senior Advertising Sales Manager at Kijiji, and Senior Account Manager at TELUS.
A few names we’re sure you’ll recognize that made the Glassdoor’s list of Top CEO’s this year include: Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, up 14 points to a 99 percent rating (#1); SAP’s Bill McDermott & Jim Hagemann Snabe, up 7 percentage points to a 99 percent rating (#2); Google’s Larry Page, unchanged at a 95 percent rating (#11); Salesforce’s Marc Benioff, up 2 points to a 94 percent rating (#13); Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, up 13 points to a 93 percent rating (#16); Apple’s Tim Cook, down 4 points to a 93 percent rating (#18); Dell’s Michael Dell, up 9 points to an 81 percent rating #49).
“It takes money to make money,” that old saying we’ve all heard many times. Here’s an infographic that shows what some of the top online businesses spend on advertising.
They made a very bold statement as part of their pre-launch buzz saying they will “Revolutionize Online Shopping in Canada”, but now Shop.ca has to deliver on that promise. A big chunk of change from TorStar just might do that, today TorStar announced they have made a investment into the new startup which will give TorStar a 14% stake with a commitment to increase its interest to 30% over thirty months
Over the weekend the Sunday Times wrote a story suggesting that Research In Motion was considering a split between its handset division and messaging network into two separate companies. The paper also went on to say that Amazon or Facebook were potential buyers of the hardware division as RIM continues