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Athletic apparel and footwear company Fila Canada has launched a Canadian website at <>. The site allows visitors to purchase the company's products. It also includes social media connectivity and various community features. The company is promoting the site with discounts and a contest, the winner of which will receive a trip for two to Italy. "The launch of Fila online shopping in Canada is an exciting opportunity for us to enhance our connection and engage directly with our growing online community," said Russ English, president of Fila Canada. Fila products are distributed in Canada by RMP Athletic Locker of Mississauga.

Newad of Montreal has officially launched two bilingual websites aimed at consumers between the ages of 18 and 35. The first, called, focuses on skate, surf and snowboard enthusiasts. The second, called, specializes in fashion and style content for women. Both sites were developed in-house and feature designs intended to adapt themselves to desktop, tablet or smartphone readers. Newad acquired the sites late last year. "We are very happy with the progress made over the past year by these two brands," said Martine Desjardins, executive web and content vice-president at Newad. "Led by young, curious and dynamic teams, these websites have everything to please the young and affluent."

Toronto-based real estate website has formed an agreement with online classified advertising site Kijiji. Through this agreement, landlords and property managers who place a listing on can have their listings optionally syndicated through Kijiji. "This exciting syndication model offers our clients an efficient add-on to their online marketing strategies," said Chaim Rivlin, president and CEO of "Kijiji has the reputation and know-how required to complement our range of services. This syndication model is going to take apartment marketing to the next level."

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