Canada

Loyalty & Membership Staples Canada Offers Customers Services Like Coworking Spaces

The office supply chain is currently offering a community working space in its downtown Toronto location, increasing the proposition of its physical stores by offering value-added services

Advertising Interview: Taco Bell Offers Fans Meme Culture-Inspired Holiday Merchandise Via Amazon

This holiday season, fans of tex-mex chain Taco Bell will be able to purchase branded gift wrap exclusively on Amazon Canada, part of the restaurant's efforts to maintain its reputation for fun and out-of-the-box activations

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services 7-Eleven Brings Alipay And Wechat Digital Payment To Customers In Canada

7-Eleven is the first convenience store in North America to accept the popular mobile payment apps, initially targeting Chinese tourists and hoping to attract Canadian customers

Delivery & Logistics Customers Can Complete Their Food Delivery Order Using Alexa

As an extension of an existing Alexa capability, now hungry consumers can make and repeat full food orders by voice command, optimizing the AI assistant's usefulness and enabling seamless delivery

Health Handheld 3D Printers Could Help Produce Healthy Skin At Scale

The portability of the instrument makes it easier to implement in any operating room, and at a reduced cost and discomfort to hospitals and patients alike

Cafe & Restaurant The Source's New Hotel Combines Contemporary Design With Artisanal Goods

The new accommodation space brings independent vendors and design-forward rooming to one of Denver’s hippest neighborhoods and, marks the brand's venture into hospitality

Luxury How Luxury Brands Are Digitally Elevating Their Experiences

From virtual closet apps to chat platforms that connect clients with stylists, high-end brands and retailers are looking to enhance their services with mobile

Retail How Visual Search Streams Are Optimizing Online Shopping

From scanning consumers' Pinterest boards to letting them upload their own photos, new image-based methods of searching for items are enhancing the digital retail experience

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Carbon-Neutral Modular Hotel Can Move Between Remote Locations

The Tetra Hotel is a new take on travel lodgings, featuring a flexible, futuristic and eco-friendly design of move-able concrete pods

Fashion & Apparel Fashion Retailer Bases Its First Brick-And-Mortar Store On Appointments

Shoppers at Ssense's new Montreal store are encouraged to browse the retailer's online inventory and book a next-day appointment to try and purchase items in person

Wellness Storytelling Project Aims To Destigmatize Loneliness

Artist's platform provides "digital antidote" to the highly curated world of social media

Food & Beverage Low-Cost Meal Boxes Educate Consumers On Food Waste

Flashfood has created a program that diverts food from landfills into affordable subscription boxes, now with support from Tyson

Home Home Showrooms With Flowers And Tea Tap Into Lifestyle Aspirations

With an elegant new outpost in Vancouver, florist included, Avenue Road turns furniture shopping into a relaxed opportunity for design dreaming

Health How Digital Startups Are Developing Insurance-As-A-Service

Digital insurance companies like Oscar and Covera are expanding upon traditional offerings to include supplemental services and tailored assistance for a more user-friendly experience