Genius gifts and creative gestures
Human snow globes (you heard right), ginger-ad men and snoring pups from some jolly shops.
Happy holidays adland!
Strategydaily is closing shop until Jan. 5, and to bid y’all adieu here’s our holiday greeting written ‘specially for you.
Why BCP merged with Publicis Montreal
The two Publicis-owned shops didn’t want to be in competition, according to agency execs.
Taxi to restructure in 2015
The loss of Telus continues to affect the agency, with changes at the exec level that have resulted in the departure of Nancy Beattie.
Google hires a CD
The tech giant has brought in Michael Halminen, former SVP/CD from MacLaren McCann, to help bolster ties with agencies.
Who are Lowe Roche’s newest ECDs?
The two new creative heads will work to grow the department with a bevy of hires in the new year.
Danone names National as PR AOR
The Montreal firm is tasked with boosting the visibility of the brand to help it compete in the crowded yogurt category.
Cheerful creatives make (more) holiday cheer
Holiday dos and don’ts, history lessons and seasonal playlists from jolly agencies.
Maverick hires a VP
The Toronto shop has brought in Rick Byun to help grow the business.
Gifts for the marketer who has everything
Your gift guide, complete with drones and sleep machines, from Lg2′s Chris Hirsch and Nellie Kim.
Vision7 sold to BlueFocus for $210 million
Mill Road has confirmed the sale of the holding co, which owns Cossette, to the Beijing-based marketing and communication firm.
Advertising made simple
Leo Burnett’s Thomas Kenny has some lessons on simplicity from music types.