Toronto Star lays off 52 staff
Most of the layoffs affect the company’s Star Touch team.
Joe Fresh buys FASHION cover
The St. Joseph Media print pub has launched a multi-pronged branded-integration play in partnership with the Canadian retailer.
St. Joseph Media hires new ad sales GM
Kelly Whitelock is joining the media co, marking the third Quebecor staffer to move over in recent weeks.
New national sales director at La Presse
Sebastien Cassagnes has been promoted to the role.
The Globe and Mail tops Vividata rankings for Q1
How Canadians are consuming content across markets for both newspapers and magazines, according to the measurement body.
A fashion show for FASHION?
New VP and group publisher Jacqueline Loch said it’s a possibility, as a new EIC as well as a digital director for women’s titles at St. Joseph Media, join the company.
Soft national ad market pushes up losses at TorStar
The publisher’s Q2 report shows a net operating loss of $24.3 million, with print ad revenue declining by 16.9%.
Where borrowing (tools) knows no limits
The Toronto Tool Library’s first major campaign aims to build membership and knowledge of its resource-sharing ideology.
St. Joseph Media restructures women’s group
Company president Douglas Knight on why Jacqueline Loch (pictured) is taking over as VP and group publisher for the women’s titles, including FASHION.
Postmedia buys more time with financial rejig
The publishing co is proposing a debt-for-ownership swap to inject much needed engine oil into its starving machine.
TorStar’s David Holland announces retirement
The publishing company is taking the opportunity to cut costs at the highest level following the back-to-back departure of two of his top-level execs.
Maxus sends its employees packing (in a good way)
As part of a millennial retention strategy, the media company is sending a group of its employees on a global exchange with its other offices worldwide.
Advertising drops affect TC Media’s Q2
The Quebec-based company is expected to see gains in the second half of the year as revenues from new business kicks in.
Rogers Media reworks sales team to focus on data
Sales SVP Alan Dark on the need to focus on the company’s assets beyond media, and the new sales team built to tap into data and analytics.
Postmedia to shutter London printing plant
The media co will begin outsourcing the printing of its London Free Press title in an attempt to further cut costs.