Articles Tagged ‘COVID-19’

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Cineplex reopens all Canadian theatres

Following the release of The SpongeBob Movie and Unhinged last week, Tenet lands in Cineplex theatres Aug. 27, a week ahead of the U.S.

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Transit traffic still down, but highway billboards have new life

Plus, Montreal and Vancouver are already seeing inventory scarcity.

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Cineplex revenue plummets 95% as cinema closures hit Q2

While the exhibitor made efforts to curtail costs, it said it has experienced a cash burn of approximately $18 million per month since the onset of the pandemic.

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Yellow Pages’ downward revenue trend continues

The company has also decreased its headcount to cope with COVID pressures, but will have an increased staff count next quarter.

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OOH and place-based traffic is up, but is it sustainable?

With numbers rising – but not yet at pre-pandemic levels – what can you expect when buying OOH?

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Stingray revenue down 35% after COVID hit

Cost-cutting measures helped offset major damage, while radio appears to be improving on a regional basis.

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Spotify users soar, but ad revenue is a sore spot

Premium revenue is up, but ad-supported revenue fell by one fifth.

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Alphabet reports its first-ever quarterly revenue decline

It’s not all bad news for the company, which saw YouTube revenue grow and beat analyst expectations slightly.

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Facebook weathers multiple storms in Q2

Ad revenue and active users beat Wall Street expectations – but the effects of the July ad boycott haven’t fully materialized, yet.

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Which OTT streamers are filling the gap in lockdown?

One quarter of homebound Canadians have subscribed to an additional service during the pandemic.

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TheScore sees revenue drop nearly fourfold in Q3

But the company did see some gains in esports, with video views jumping 113% year-over-year.

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Canada’s ad spend drop is moderate compared to global average

Zenith’s numbers show that all of Canada’s media types have been hit, but many will get back into recovery mode by next year.

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Publicis sees organic growth dip, but beats analyst expectations

The holding co also expects margins to approve in the second half of the year.

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We’re officially past the pandemic screentime surge

Mindshare’s research shows that even though Canadians are still apprehensive about the pandemic, they’re choosing nature over movies and TV.

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Live sports cancellations sink Rogers’ media revenues by 50%

The division saw the biggest drop across all of Rogers’ segments.