Research

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As the podcast industry booms, what does that spell for brands?

Quill founder Fatima Zaidi on why some creators believe many podcasts on the market aren’t sustainable, and the parallels between podcasts and influencers.

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Unpacking the media habits of Quebec’s biggest city

Montreal tends to be more ethnically and linguistically diverse than the rest of the province – how does that affect media consumption?

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Quiet giant Pinterest grows in popularity

Stocks rose when Pinterest users surpassed Snapchat in the U.S. and buyers are enthusiastic – but some say it’s more fair to compare Pinterest to Instagram (or no social network at all).

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NCIS sails to the top: Numeris

Police, legal and hospital procedurals drew Canadian viewers this week as well the return of Quebec drama, ‘Fugueuse.’

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Sunwing stays on top: Media Monitors

The Canadian tour operator spent big in Toronto, but CTV took over the top spot in Montreal.

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Tech in 2020: The long game of voice, the ad trade-off and more

A new global study by MIQ gives a quick peek into the distant and not-so-distant future, and what consumers want out of their tech.

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Marketers eye 2020 investments: Is brand-building back?

A new Warc report shows that marketers admit they may have over-invested on performance media, but ad spend predictions show a disconnect.

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What are the opportunities for visual search?

Reprise’s Kevin Bishop on the role that visual search can play in all stages of the funnel, and why he’s got his eyes on Pinterest.

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Digital and linear both popular, but viewers want customization

TiVo’s research zeroes in on the most popular genres, the best bundles and what the perfect combination of channels would be for Canadians.

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How Gen Z’s social habits differ from older Canadians

Instagram, Snapchat more popular for teens, ‘liking’ posts and messaging friends most frequent activities, according to a new MTM Junior report.

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Golden Globes still a draw: Numeris

The week was dominated by special programming including the Globes and NYE broadcasts from CBC and ‘Dick Clark’s Rockin’ Eve.’

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Sunwing flies to the top: Media Monitors

The Canadian tour operator spent big in both Toronto and Montreal landing top-buying categories in both cities.

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Move over Sheldon, Shaun wins prime time: Recapping Fall TV 2019

We go through the top new shows, the strongest veterans and the shows that are transitioning into middle age.

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NFL action tops Canadian TVs: Numeris

Over the holiday period viewership was down overall but Canadians tuned in for both NHL and NFL action.