Articles Tagged ‘Torstar’

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ICYMI: Competition Bureau closes Postmedia-Torstar investigation

Plus, iHeartRadio has a new national brand and Quibi’s content may have a home on Roku.

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Torstar and Golf Town partner to buy SCOREGolf

The acquisition will give advertisers greater access to a growing and highly-engaged audience of golf enthusiasts.

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Toronto Star to launch new Sunday section

‘Together’ will focus on the best of the city in response to readers and advertisers’ appetite for more positive news.

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Loblaw acquires ad serving tech from Eyereturn

The retailer plans to enhance its in-house agency’s proprietary platform.

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Assessing the AWS outage will take time

Amazon’s cloud server issues slowed publishing and analytics services for multiple organizations for nearly a full day.

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How national newspapers are filling the ad void

Traditionally big ad spenders have cut back in print, but some categories have stepped up while publishers rely more on non-advertising revenues.

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Michael Beckerman’s mission to be a better partner

“Brand awareness, to me, is marketing’s fool’s gold,” says Torstar’s new chief client officer, who wants to put away the rate cards and focus on serious new questions.

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Michael Beckerman lands at Torstar

The former MKTG CEO has a long history with new co-owner Jordan Bitove thanks to their decades in sports industries.

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ICYMI: Torstar transaction finalized, Instagram launches new feature

Plus, Jim Pattison Group announces layoffs.

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NordStar agrees to acquire Torstar at higher price

Following a second proposal, NordStar has upped its pledged payment to $0.72 per share.

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A second proposal emerges in potential Torstar sale

The offer is not a formal bid, and Torstar’s board continues to recommend that shareholders vote in favour of NordStar’s offer from May.

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Finding the North Star: A conversation with John Boynton

The Torstar CEO opens up about the company’s possible new direction in the hours following its acquisition announcement.

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Torstar to be sold

NordStar Capital will take the company private, with CEO John Boynton staying on.

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Print ad revenue for Daily Brands drops 45% at Torstar

Revenues took a pounding across every segment, although digital subscribers were boosted.

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New Torstar partnership aims at deepening SMB relationships

Torstar’s Pary Bell discusses the new relationship between sales and SMBs, and why media companies need to build their arsenal.