Josh Kolm

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Articles by Josh Kolm
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Weed brands still struggle to connect with consumers

A survey also shows brands that do have high awareness are not always the best at converting and satisfying customers.

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Fire & Flower opens shop next to Couche-Tard

By co-locating with Circle K, the cannabis retailer hopes to add a more convenient option to its omnichannel strategy.

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Reno-Depot hits the road for Moving Day

The hardware retailer delivered free tools and supplies to save Montreal tenants a trip to the store for their small projects.

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Up to the Minute: Apex wins Ubisoft account

Plus, Ketchum launches a new cannabis offering and Leger names new lead for Western Canada.

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Frank & Oak to close some stores after filing for creditor protection

As part of a restructuring, the men’s fashion retailer begins a process that could also include a potential sale.

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Why Canada needs its own approach to systemic racism in the industry

Advertisers and marketers tend to see themselves as progressive people in a progressive country. That has made them passive to the experiences of BIPOC talent.

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DDB Canada restructures leadership, rebrands Vancouver office

Kevin Brady takes over as CEO and Frank Palmer comes out of retirement, following the departure of Brent Choi.

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FCB leads Canadian agencies at The One Show

FCB Toronto and FCB/Six won a combined 17 Gold Pencil wins, contributing to a total of 62 wins for Canada.

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Publicis Worldwide wins Heineken account

The Canadian assignment also covers a portfolio of brands that includes Strongbow, Dos Equis and Newcastle.

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Open letter calls for action against racism in Canadian ad industry

A new group, created to advocate for BIPOC in the field, has drafted 15 steps for agencies and marketers to address systemic racism.

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Consumers more concerned about inequality than health

IMI’s latest wave of pandemic research shows more people think social unrest is the biggest issue facing their communities.

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Ending raises for workers catches the ire of consumers

As Loblaw, Metro and Sobeys end their pay increases, how long will backlash against brands that said we are “all in this together” last?

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Which brands are leading Ontario’s cannabis market?

A report from OCS also shows how “cannabis 2.0″ products are faring against more tried-and-true formats.

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Rogers integrates creative and media work with WPP

The company combines the assignment for its brands with Theo, a new dedicated team made up of Taxi, John St. and Mindshare.

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Ogilvy Toronto moves up the 2020 Effie Index

Rethink also tied for first in this year’s list of North American independents.