Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
September 11 aka 9/11. The day the Earth stood still, as the world watched in horror at what was unfolding before them. What should have been a typical work day morning, turned into what was an unimaginable and horrifying event in our history. The North…
Get ready and get tapping!
What’s black, white, goes “tappity tap tap tap” ... and is absolutely as cute as ever? If you guessed the infamous tap-dancing Mumble from Happy Feet (2006), the Oscar® winning animated movie from Warner Bros... then you guessed correctly! Mumble, along with his family and…
Game of Thrones: Season 1
"When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die." Thankfully the game of retail marketing is slightly less intense. Game of Thrones is a popular book written by George R. R. Martin that was adapted by HBO into a television show. The…
Print Techniques: A Lasting Impression
As much as we hear that saying "don't judge a book by its cover"… well in all honesty, there actually is a percentage of us that do that exact thing at first glance. The majority of people are ‘visual’. It's the simplicity or complexity of…
Kitting and Distribution
From the mountains of the Himalayas to the valleys of Kashmir....well not quite, but matrix does offer complete custom kitting and  distribution services, reaching from Vancouver to St. John’s, Yellowknife to Windsor...virtually Canada-wide. An excellent example are the  Multi-Studio distributions, typically conducted monthly, comprised of…
Glamour. Glitter. Gold.
Prepare yourselves for the red carpet, designer gowns and suits, "...and the Oscar® goes to..." On February 26th, 2012, the Academy® of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be celebrating its 84th year of The Academy® Awards. For the film buffs and 'celebrity watchers' out…
Boardwalk Empire: Season One
Atlantic City, 1920. When alcohol was outlawed, outlaws became kings. Terence Winter (Emmy® Winning writer of The Sopranos) and Executive Producer Martin Scorsese bring us the Golden Globe®-winning HBO® television series, Boardwalk Empire. It’s 1920, the era of Prohibition, when organized crime was at its…
Now is the Time for Mobile in Retail
For the last 3 years, it has been clear in the industry that mobile marketing and retail were going to intersect in a big way. But this holiday season we saw big waves from Amazon with mobile marketing (see below). Now the National Retail Federation…
Contagion displays hit stores today
Warner Brother's big budget, big cast disaster movie, Contagion, is available in stores today. The scariest movies are the ones that hit close to home. Contagion fits that bill. To a society that has recently experienced the threat from Swine Flu, and continually worried about…
A tree outside decroated in teal lights, a warm scene inside with a Christmas tree and fireplace with stockings
Merry Christmas from Matrix
From all of us at matrix  we would like to wish you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy holiday season. We hope you have a fulfilling holiday, and are safe in your travels. Our digital card was designed…