ARTICLE: Inside the Millennial Brain: What They Really Want from Retailers

*This article first appeared on PayBright’s Talking Shop blog, a new website that the PayBright marketing team worked on to deliver the latest news, views, and ‘bright ideas’ to Canadian merchants and customers.* You can find the original post here, as well as a host of other helpful articles! The ‘Millennial archetype’ that may come…

ARTICLE: “Unlock your Potential”: ADP Canada and the Secret Behind Customer Service Success

I sat down in conversation with Sidhu at the tail-end of 2019, the year that his team took home the prestigious Customer Obsessed Award from the Customer Service Professionals Network (CSPN) annual conference. Joined in this conversation was Jessica Cryer, CSPN’s VP of Business and Customer Service Strategy, and during it, we dug deep into how ADP Canada was able to achieve such a feat.

ARTICLE: “Goals: How One NHL Team Scored a Customer for Life”

In my family, the Montreal Canadiens (or, the Habs) are our team. My grandfather would, twinkle-eyed, tell of the thrill of watching hockey on live TV for the first time (and seeing his hero Maurice Richard through the lens of a wavering black-and-white screen), which inspired him to water down the backyard every winter and get his kids skating at “rocket” speed.

ARTICLE: “Life Lessons: What IKEA Gets Right About Customer Experience”

It’s 2019. It’s nearly March. Clearly, I’ve been busy. But in a good way! Writing, editing, video creation, managing a content calendar, overseeing projects (and a phenomenal marketing team) – these have filled my days for many months. And, too, I think some of the fruits of this labour are worth sharing here. So, the time…

Visual Events: Toronto Comicon 2018.

Every year, nerds of the world (or, at least, of the Toronto area) don their best creative cosplay gear and descend upon the Metro Toronto Convention Centre to gush over their favourite sci-fi celebrities, vendors, comic book artists, and collectors. Everywhere you look, visual people abound. This time around, I had the pleasure of visiting…