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ID #:   39270111
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Description:   Survey on the views and practices of Canadian companies with respect to the corporate incentives programs they implement. Includes: % felt they gained a competitive edge over the competition as a result of the incentive programs they have implemented, % indicated their 2010 incentive budgets either remained the same or increased, % the number of incentive programs they are running in 2010 is either remaining the same or increasing

Applications for their incentives program spend - % report marketing programs, sales programs, employee programs, consumer, rebate, and channel programs.

When asked why they implemented incentives programs - % reported increase sales, motivate employees, increase customer loyalty, increase brand awareness, support a product launch or promotion, retain employees

When asked to rank the specific incentives they believe to be valued most by recipients % reported: prepaid credit cards, retail gift certificates, individual travel, experiential events such concerts and special events, catalogue and company selected merchandise

% reported increasing their use of prepaid corporate incentive cards amidst a time of economic uncertainty in the last year. [loyalty programs]

 
Publication Date:   6/16/2010
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Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   6/16/2010
 
 
 
ID #:   39269922
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Description:   % of Canadians shop for Mother's Day at the last minute, % will buy flowers, % will be purchasing a gift card for mom this Mother's Day

% of Canadians described mom's sense of style as casual, % said mom's style was in need of a makeover.

 
Publication Date:   5/7/2010
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   5/10/2010
 
 
 
ID #:   39269879
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Description:   Homemakers were surveyed: Do you think store gift cards are a good gift?
 
Publication Date:   12/4/2008
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   5/2/2010
 
 
 
ID #:   39261910
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Description:   Survey of what Canadian's plan to do this Easter holiday (2006). % plan to Visit friends and family, Do spring cleaning, Attend religious services/Ceremonies, Gardening, Go on an Easter Egg hunt, Paint Easter eggs, Home renovation, Shopping for new spring wardrobe, Buying sporting equipment (Results by age group and region)

Averaging spending on Easter holiday expenses (Results by age group, gender, region and household income), Average amount expected to spend on various product categories for Easter holiday (Food and drink, Clothes, CDs/DVDs, Candy / Chocolate, Flowers, Stuffed animals, Greeting cards, Decorations, Other) (Results by age group and region)

% plan to buy electronic gift card for the Easter holiday vs. Christmas and Valentine's Day. % plan to purchase something online, through catalogue or TV for the Easter holiday (By age group and region)

 
Publication Date:   4/6/2006
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Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada, provinces
 
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Posted/Updated:   3/31/2010
 
 
 
ID #:   39269505
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Description:   % of Canadians say they feel they have to buy their sweetheart something to say "Be Mine" this Valentine's Day (by gender), % of women buy Valentine's gifts for parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, colleagues.

% of Canadians admit to receiving practical items for Valentine's Day such as furniture, tools and appliances, % say they've received toys, gag gifts, funny clothing or novelty items.

% of Canadians plan to spend less than $50 on Valentine's Day this year, % plan to spend the same as last year, % give cards, romantic dinners, candy/chocolate, flowers, wine/alcohol, gift card,

 
Publication Date:   2/8/2010
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   2/8/2010
 
 
 
ID #:   39269320
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Description:   Survey on Christmas shopping intentions for 2009. Includes % intend to give Gift cards, Clothing , Toys, % want to receive Gift cards, Electronics, Cash, % will shop online by gender, % of 18-24 year olds will give gifts of entertainment, food, beverages, Total value of intended gift spending by province.

See related entry Stats Link Canada ID# 39269293.

 
Publication Date:   12/16/2009
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Geography:   Canada, provinces
 
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Posted/Updated:   12/23/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39269276
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Description:   % average salary increase Canadian employers are planning on providing in 2010, % were considering salary freezes for 2010, % are providing raises in 2010 (Based on surveys taken Summer 2009 vs. Fall 2009).

Top reasons companies are planning to decrease their original salary projections (% indicated organization is undergoing cost reductions, % has concerns about the economy, % is reacting to lower increases planned by its competitors)

Top reasons companies are planning to increase their original salary projections (% indicated economic recovery, higher increases provided by their competitors, their expectations for corporate performance are better than initially forecast)

% of Canadian organizations will not provide a holiday gift or bonus, % of employers will provide their employees with a holiday gift or bonus at the end of this year, % will provide cash, gift card or certificate, gift chosen by the company

% celebrate the season with employees at a holiday party [office parties], % of employers will entirely fund the party for employees and guests, % will provide party for employees only.

 
Publication Date:   12/10/2009
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   12/13/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39269203
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Description:   % agree they'd rather receive something meaningful and memorable (by gender), % of consumers plan to buy gift cards as presents for friends or family member, Average spent on gift cards. [Christmas shopping]
 
Publication Date:   11/30/2009
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   12/1/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39269192
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Description:   % of Canadians surveyed said they like to receive gift cards because they enjoy choosing their own gifts, % have returned a gift they didn't like, % have re-gifted a gift to someone else.

% are concerned about the expiry date on gift cards, % are worried that the receiver will lose the gift card before they get a chance to use it.

% say that "none of the gifts" they give this year will be in the form of gift cards (by gender), % buy what they think people will like without thinking about price (by gender) [Christmas shopping]

 
Publication Date:   11/26/2009
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   11/28/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39269113
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Description:   % of Quebecers will spend same/more/less than last year on Christmass shopping, % indicated that the current economic situation would have little or no influence on their holiday spending intentions, % have already started their holiday shopping at the end of October, in November, early December, Average amount spent on total, on gifts, on receptions, meals & beverages.

% plan to make one or more purchases on Boxing Day, % will buy most of their gifts in shopping centres, % plan to give gift cards / gift certificates, % plan to use Internet for their holiday gift purchases

 
Publication Date:   11/12/2009
Frequency:   Annual
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Quebec
 
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Posted/Updated:   11/15/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39269063
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Description:   When gift-giving on a fixed budget, % of Canadians opt to buy gift cards instead of personal gifts or cash, % of consumers usually spend more than the value of the card (vs. 2008)

% Canadian consumers are likely to provide their personal information in exchange for an incentive (security, bonus gift card funds, free product), % of Canadians are likely to register online with merchants to protect their gift cards from theft or loss, % are likely to provide their cell phone number to register their gift card at the store for loyalty program points (all Canadians vs. 18 to 34 year olds)

% of Canadians would be willing to pay more for a gift card made from environmentally friendly or recycled materials instead of plastic. [green consumers, Christmas shopping, Loyalty programs]

 
Publication Date:   11/3/2009
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   11/5/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39269046
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Description:   % of Canadians plan to spend the same amount this holiday season as they have the past two years, % plan to spend less than they did last year

% of their holiday spending on gifts for others, socializing and entertaining, non-gift clothing, home/holiday furnishings, charitable donations.

% indicated they were likely to cross the border for their holiday shopping.

% will be using social media for their shopping this season, Reasons given for using social media tools - % report: researching gift ideas, finding discounts, coupons and sale information, checking with friends or family on gifts they want, and researching product reviews and recommendations

Top 10 gift categories for 2009 (e.g. gift cards, clothing, money, books) [Christmas shopping, cross-border shopping, social networking sites]

 
Publication Date:   10/28/2009
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   11/2/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39268454
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Description:   % of Canadians say respect is a very important factor in good customer service, Best way for businesses to thank Canadians - % report how they are treated, freebies, discounts and gift certificates.

% said their service experience can make or break their relationship with a company, % agreed that if a company treats them right during the hard times, they will be their customer for life.

% feel that customer service has worsened in the past year, When asked what made their last customer service experience great - % reported friendly service, being helpful and polite.

 
Publication Date:   6/4/2009
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   6/5/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39268247
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Description:   Would you be more likely to give cash or a gift as a present? % of Canadians have given a gift card / gift certificate as a present before (by gender). What is the average amount you spend on a gift card?

Do you typically spend the entire amount of a gift card at once or use it more than one purchase? Have you ever received a gift card and never used it?

 
Publication Date:   4/20/2009
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   4/20/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39268126
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Description:   Profile of Canadian spa goers. [day spas, Hotel/resort spas]. Includes: Number of times Spa Goers have visited a Canadian spa in the past 12 months, Methods of finding a spa used by spa goers, Websites used by spa goers to find spas on the Internet.

Top reason for visiting a spa (e.g. Stress Relief/Relaxation, Health & Wellness, Improve Mental Health, Anti-aging), Top treatments sought by spa goers (Hair Salon Services, Body Treatments, Facial, Manicure / Pedicure, Massage, Fitness & Wellness)

Top spa features (Registered / Certified service providers, Quality of customer service, Location, Cost of services, Cleanliness of facilities, Quality of treatment)

% of spa goers who have purchased gift certificates, and for whom, % of spa goers who do and do not purchase health and beauty products from a spa, and their reasons.

 
Publication Date:   2/1/2006
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   3/23/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39267688
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Description:   Holiday spending and Gift spending intentions by region [Christmas shopping]. % of Canadians will spend their time with family and friends and/or at home, Most popular items to give and receive - % report gift cards, clothing, electronics. % will do some of their holiday shopping online.
 
Publication Date:   12/18/2008
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Geography:   Canada, provinces
 
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Posted/Updated:   12/19/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39267569
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Description:   % of Canadians plan to spend the same amount on holiday shopping this year as they did in 2007, % report having already started their holiday shopping, % plan to start shopping by the end of November, % will shop at mass merchants, traditional department stores, electronic stores, toy stores

% cited the top two influencing factors when purchasing a holiday gift as: value for price, special sale pricing, % of Canadians planning to use cash instead of credit.

Number one purchase choice - 5 reporting books, toys, movies, gift cards / gift certificates, music / digital music [music downloading]

% of Canadians stating their intentions to purchase gifts south of the border this year compared [cross border shopping, Christmas shopping]

 
Publication Date:   11/27/2008
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Geography:   Canada
 
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ID #:   39267525
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Description:   % of Canadians see themselves both buying and receiving gift cards this holiday season (2008), % said that the economic slowdown had no effect on their decision to purchase gift cards, % will only spend the face value of any gift cards they receive, % would be willing to pay a premium for a gift card made from environmentally-friendly or recycled material instead of petroleum-based plastic. [gift certificate, Christmas Shopping]
 
Publication Date:   11/21/2008
Frequency:   Annual
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   11/25/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39267470
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Description:   Holiday shopping intentions in Quebec for 2008 (Christmas shopping). Includes: % of Quebec consumers will spend as much as last year, % indicated that the current economic situation [financial crisis] would have little or no influence on their holiday spending intentions, % started their Christmas shopping in October, November, December.

Average amount that will be spent this. % spent on gifts vs. receptions/food/beverages, % will make purchases on Boxing Day, % will buy most of their gifts in shopping centres, % intend to give gift certificates / gift card

 
Publication Date:   11/12/2008
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Geography:   Quebec
 
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Posted/Updated:   11/14/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39266941
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Description:   Number and % of Canadians who spent $250 or more on gift cards in the past year, Likelihood vs. average Canadians that this group will have spent $250 or more on flowers as a gift for someone else in the past year, have bought perfume or cologne as a gift in the past year, to shop at party supply stores about once a month, likely to watch a TV infomercial in an average week.

Top media exposure for this group, Top radio format and TV programs. .

 
Publication Date:   7/23/2008
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Posted/Updated:   7/23/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39266721
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Description:   % of Canadians received at least one gift card for Christmas in 2006, , % had not been redeemed by the end of March 2007.
 
Publication Date:   5/26/2008
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Posted/Updated:   6/10/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39266720
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Description:   Top best selling gift cards in Canada.
 
Publication Date:   6/10/2008
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   6/10/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39266719
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Description:   Total value of gift cards sold in Canada in 2007, % share of all retail sales, % of Major retailers sold gift cards in 2005 vs. 2003.
 
Publication Date:   5/26/2008
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Posted/Updated:   6/10/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39266695
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Description:   Profile of the economic impact if the Canadian music industry. Includes: Musicians and Composers: Music business-related activities in the past year (e.g. Played event locally, Made a recoding for sale, Toured), Person/entity mainly responsible for management, Genres of music composed, performed or published, Musician revenues and expenses, Satisfaction with record label arrangement, Funding sources for those recording in past year, Live performance payment arrangements, Threat to the music industry of unauthorized file sharing (Music downloading], Attitude toward unauthorized file sharing, What would make your career more satisfactory?

Live Performances: Merchandise deals, Attendance at live shows and expenditures, Estimated gross revenues from live performances

The Recording Industry: Trend in sales of sound recordings, 1998 to 2007, Digital Music Sales, 2006 and 2007 (number of units), Total Unit sales and Value of sales, 1998 to 2007, Retail sales of recordings in Canada, 1998-2006, Financial profile of Canadian and Foreign-Controlled record production and integrated record production and distribution industry, Major label summary financial information 2001-2006

Music Publishing: Music publishing royalty revenues by source and jurisdiction of origin, Expenses of firms primarily involved in music publishing, Profile of the music publishing industry, 2005 and 2006

Music Consumption: Frequency of listening to various music genres, Physical format music purchases in last 12 months, Number of paid downloaded music tracks in the past month, Future purchasing intentions by paying downloaders, Purchasing of gift certificates for online music services, How entertainment spending patterns have changed in past 12 months (Buying CDs from retailers, Buying CDs online, Tickets to see live music, Restaurants, Renting video games, Buying video games, Theatre/stage shows, Sporting events, Motion picture theatres, Movie rentals [video rentals - home video]

Commercial Radio Broadcasting: Radio listening trends by age group, Private radio broadcasters, revenue and expense statement

Musical Instruments, Recording and Live Performance Equipment, and Music Lessons: Retails sales of music products (total), Expenditures on Musical instruments, Music lessons / Voice Lessons (for self and for family) [e.g. piano lessons]

 
Publication Date:   5/1/2008
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Geography:   Canada, Ontario
 
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Posted/Updated:   6/8/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39266130
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Description:   Survey on gift cards. Includes: % named discount as the main reason for reloading their gift cards, % spend more than the value of their gift card, % consider themselves someone who either receives or gives gift cards, % cite convenience and flexibility as the number one advantage of giving or receiving a gift card.

When receiving gift cards % of Canadians say they like the flexibility of choosing what they want, % of women surveyed have used a gift card.

 
Publication Date:   11/27/2007
Frequency:   Annual
Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
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