Josh Kolm

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FCB/Six and Zulu Alpha Kilo win big at CMA Awards

FCB Canada, Rethink and Cossette were also among the top winners at Friday’s gala.

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FCB, BBDO and Lg2 top Canadian winners at Epica

Sixteen Canadian agencies were among the winners at the awards judged by the global industry press.

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Clearly launches AR-powered Facebook ad

From the Tech newsletter: A new try-on tool is the latest way the brand is helping customers reluctant to buy eyewear online.

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Tech in Action: ACE Bakery takes an anti-tech approach

The “Bread Blox” helps consumers ignore their phones, reinforcing a brand positioning based on real-world connections.

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Two announcements marketers need to know from Dreamforce

Expansions of existing Salesforce platforms that focus on CRM and voice stand to have the biggest impact.

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Tank continues on its growth spurt

A new creative director and several additions to its health practice are among the hires in Toronto and Montreal.

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Lowe’s Canada to close 34 stores

The company plans to “simplify” its banners, change its assortment and focus investment on omnichannel and remaining stores.

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NABS takes over the stage at ADCC

A stunt at last week’s award show draws attention to the mental health challenges advertisers silently struggle with.

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How Canada’s approach to earned media differs from the rest of the world

The methods are different, but a survey finds budgets and data are global challenges.

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Brewers tap into new occasions

How brands are expanding outside of alcohol by courting the sober curious and branching off into non-beer products.

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Cadillac Fairview’s new app makes the mall ‘searchable’

From the Tech newsletter: CF Browse gives retailers more data on how customers behave at the mall.

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Stradigi AI to evolve platform with new funding

The company has secured $53 million in Series A funding, with a goal to be one of the top-three AI platforms in North America.

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Are agencies ready to move away from the rate card?

A report from the ICA shows that while billable hours are still the norm, there is a desire for models tied to client success.

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Public hires new chief creative officer

Guy Barnett will lead creative for the social impact agency from its growing New York office.

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SAAQ creates a safety barrier out of a crosswalk

A stunt puts pedestrian safety in the face of drivers as part of a push to reduce the alarming amount of recent collisions.