Category Archives: Newsletter

The May 25-31, 2020, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– Pepsi reverses course on linking product to COVID-19 testing
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: 1) Best opening stories; 2) Brand nicknames
– Drive-in theatres are making a comeback
– Bank of Canada’s advice on cleaning cash
– Bicycle sales explode during pandemic
– Companies already announcing permanent plans for telework
– Johnson & Johnson pulls talc-based baby powder from market
– Crayola launches pack of 24 skin-toned crayons
– Need harder puzzles? Clear is where it’s at!
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The May 11-24, 2020, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– Move over RBC! Shopify is now Canada’s largest company.
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Test markets
– Canadians have fallen out of love with shopping for groceries
– Tips on maintaining the best video conference body language
– Learn the secret for applying for EI faster in Canada!
– Could this new airplane seat design get us all flying again sooner?
– With TV sports taking a break, fans are turning to online marble races
– Are you bored enough with your home cooking yet to try insects?
– Happy Victoria Day!
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The May 4-10, 2020, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– Racist trolls attack Toronto synagogue services carried on Zoom
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: The art of conversation in business
– Drive-in concerts may be the saviour of live events
– Pay attention to how clean your phone is these days
– World’s most infamous denture clinic has sign removed by police
– The battle for margarine makers to blur its line between butter
– New Brunswick pet owners thrilled that groomers reopening
– Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 10
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The April 27 – May 3, 2020, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– Robin Hood runs out of iconic yellow flour bags
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Movie merchandising
– Consumer disinfectant brands horrified by suggestions that ingesting them may cure COVID-19
– Is sleep a secret key to business success?
– British Columbia’s provincial health officer gets her own shoe
– Anne with an E fans mount aggressive campaign to save show
– No, you can’t catch COVID-19 through 5G Internet connections
– Fashion trend: Rose gold hair
– Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 10
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The April 20-26, 2020, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– Land O’Lakes drops Native American woman from butter packaging
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Advertising torture tests and a look at great brands
– New! We Regret to Inform You – The Rejection Podcast
– Alcoholics Anonymous continues to support its members online
– Bank of Canada asks retailers to continue accepting cash
– People are getting “down and dirty” during the pandemic
– Did you interact with false COVID-19 information on Facebook? If so, Facebook will let you know.
– Samsung TV packaging gets second life as a house for your cat
– Think PSAs about coughing and sneezing are new? Think again. They’ve been around forever!
– Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 10
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!