Around the web in 60 seconds

From Morning Filter (Feb. 6, 2014), Marketing‘s daily morning newsletter 10 retail trends to watch for this year Big data, same-hour delivery and mobile stores are a just a few of the trends that could help shape the retail landscape in 2014. Doug Stephens, president and founder of Retail Prophet Consulting, examines the top 10 […]

From Morning Filter (Feb. 6, 2014), Marketing‘s daily morning newsletter

10 retail trends to watch for this year
Big data, same-hour delivery and mobile stores are a just a few of the trends that could help shape the retail landscape in 2014. Doug Stephens, president and founder of Retail Prophet Consulting, examines the top 10 trends that every retailer should be aware of.
[Read more via Retail Prophet]

More Washington Post scribes jumping ship to Vox
Three more Washington Post staffers are leaving the organization to join a new news site launched by former WaPo blogger Ezra Klein with backing from Vox Media. The news brings up questions being heard more and more around media circles today: Is online publishing the future and, if so, how will that shape journalism? And, you know, advertising opportunities.
[Read more via Washington City Paper]

Hackers hit Sochi
Before the Olympics have even begun, a report is suggesting any person who uses the internet in Sochi is extremely susceptible to hacking. NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel tested the theory along with an American security expert and found both the laptop and smartphone he used were hacked almost immediately, spelling trouble for media and brands covering the Olympics live on the ground.
[Read more via the Daily Dot]

Subscribe to our e-mail newsletters for twice-daily updates from around the industry.

Brands Articles

Toronto waterfront neighbourhood gets a creative rebrand

Raw Design invites young creative Torontonians to herald City of Arts

Hershey spreads Reese brand into new market

Consumer demand pushes new product into competition with Nutella

Bullseye – Remember Equity?

Campaigns used to run for years. But as Mike Tennant observes, marketing has become mostly short-term plays

Douglas Coupland to create 3D artwork for Simons

National tour of retail locations will culminate in 2019 unveiling

Walmart.ca to offer online grocery pickup orders

Service launching in Ottawa at 11 locations

WestJet’s expert social media response to bomb hoaxes

The airline's transparent approach has helped calm nerves

Lexus gets Maclean’s cover treatment

Automaker gets in early on cover/table of contents offering

Kids Help Phone reaches out with fundraising campaign

Charity's first mass campaign since 2012 targets female donors