Josh Kolm

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Articles by Josh Kolm
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Up to the Minute: Who made the first Idea shortlist?

Plus, Rodeo acquires BLVD to unify production offerings, Marwick expands to U.K. and Effies Canada reveals 2020 finalists.

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Telus hit with Ad Standards complaint over price claims

The industry watchdog found an ad about the “myth” of high Canadian wireless prices could mislead consumers.

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FCB Canada adds a new creative team

Mary MacLeod and Patrick Gravel join to support new assignments from Sobeys and McCain Foods.

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Call It Spring wraps its mission up in kindness

The shoe retailer appeals to community-minded youth by helping them care for their wallet, the planet and each other.

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Up to the Minute: Ogilvy hires VP for its consulting team

Plus, Zulu adds to its creative team and Leger launches new CX offering.

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Design lead prepares to leave John St.

Executive design director Mo Bofill is planning to start a new venture in the fall.

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Birks picks Junction59 to lead creative

The Toronto agency is creating an international campaign to help the legacy jewellery brand draw younger buyers.

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Why High Tide has pegged Ontario for even more growth

The company became Canada’s biggest cannabis retailer after acquiring Meta Growth last week. Its CEO explains what’s next.

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Up to the Minute: A2C will hold Idea Awards at a drive-in

Plus, Thinkingbox and Cartier add to their leadership teams.

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Stadacone is sweet on its new positioning

The brand is targeting younger women to find its place in Quebec’s booming gin market.

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McDonald’s adds a side of fries to rewards program

The QSR brought back its “debating duo” to help convince people to skip collecting stickers.

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How cannabis consumers handled pandemic buying

Increasingly looking to lift their mood and relax, their interest in online browsing has not slowed since stores reopened.

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Reitmans wears the power of diversity on its sleeve

The retailer takes its approach a step further by helping women confidently show solidarity for each other’s causes.

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Up to the Minute: Hyundai spins off EV brand

Plus, Pigeon names a new president and Provident adds to senior team.

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What do consumers miss (or not miss) about shopping?

A report sheds light on what consumers want to keep post-pandemic and how to break the shift to private label.