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This Urban Design Puts People First
We might be in the Digital Age, but urban designers tasked with community-based place making often look through the mist of time for inspiration. Spontaneous neighborhood gatherings of the past have been updated in the Canadian city of Montreal, where a portion of a populous street has been transformed into a summer parklet where local residents ca [...]
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Summer in the City with Square One
Mississauga fashionistas will have plenty of inspiration to enjoy a staycation this summer. One of their destinations of choice, Square One, has dedicated its latest advertising campaign to the Canadian city and all that it has to offer, turning hot spots into sets. Dubbed Tactics Subscribers Read More...
Fresh Perspectives: Student Design Project
The City of Montreal, Canada, is celebrating its 375th birthday this year, and that has moved a volunteer group made up of citizens, elected officials, and business people to initiate and support commemorative projects that [...]
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WEM Launches New Luxe Fashion Event
Every season, fans of everything fashion swarm their local shopping centers and the High Street in search of what's next to refresh their wardrobes. They got VIP treatment at West Edmonton Mall (WEM) last weekend when one of Canada's style gurus took to the stage at the Mayfield Toyota Ice Palace to [...]
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Consumers on the Run
Despite the ever growing number of retail destinations, brands, and product lines available to them, the one thing that consumers are having trouble sourcing is time—for themselves, family, and meaningful experiences. That's the overwhelming trend that came out of a recent international study. The German-based Tactics Subscribers Read More...
Shoppers to Join Big Ride for Life
With sunshine in the forecast, the Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon should do very well this weekend when it invites mall shoppers to hop on its Big Bike and help raise funds for life-saving research. The Tactics Subscribers Read More...
Bensadouns to Fund New School of Retail
Come September 2018, one of Canada’s top universities will welcome a new cohort of students eager to learn about retailing, and it’s all thanks to a very generous donation related to a famous alumnus. That patron is Aldo Bensadoun, founder of the ALDO Group, which operates close to 900 [...]
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Shoppers Chime In to Dispel Canadian Myths
Are all Canadians truly hockey fans? Do they say “eh” as much as visitors claim? The only people who can answer these questions definitively are the primary subjects, so Bentall Kennedy recently asked them what they thought it meant to be Canadian. The survey was part of th [...]
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Snap! That Looks So Good
A picture is worth a thousand words, the old adage goes. Nowadays, it's also worth a thousand bites. With restaurants, take-out eateries, cafés, food trucks, pop-ups, grocers, and blogs all competing for their share of consumer wallets, image branding is at an all-time high. Scarboroug [...]
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Cadillac Fairview Launches EV Program
By the end of this year, 45 networked electric vehicle (EV) chargers will pop up in Cadillac Fairview (CF) shopping centers across Canada, and the sustainability program will eventually cover 15 properties come 2018. CF is doing this in partnership with Tactics Subscribers Read More...