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Platforms poised to elevate consumer engagement

Platforms poised to elevate consumer engagement

The legacy business model in consumer and retail is the pipe through which value is generated upstream and delivered to consumers downstream. As everyone is aware, a powerful alternative has emerged. Today “platform” enterprises such as Alibaba, Amazon, Tencent and Uber are dominant business titans. Platforms exist not merely to deliver goods and services, but

What Millennial shoppers want is within reach of retailers

What Millennial shoppers want is within reach of retailers

Millennials have been a hot topic of conversation for more than a decade. It’s the one generational group that continues to confound both employers and retailers: How do we attract them, engage them and retain them? Yet a majority of employees and shoppers are them. Identified as those born between 1981 and 1997, Millennials became

Role of Rx in Canada’s health care system

Role of Rx in Canada’s health care system

Every year, Canadians, who have access to one of the most advanced health care systems in the world, spend more than $200 billion on health care, $34 billion of which is on ­pharmaceuticals. Although medical services are socialized, government-supported drug benefits are limited to children, the elderly and the poor. In this regard, drug funding