Josh Kolm

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FCB/Six, NFA top Canadian winners at ADC

Gentilhomme also won Gold at the virtual version of this year’s show, which has been taking place throughout the week.

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McCann hires new creative director in Montreal

Marie-Eve Best joins from Bleublancrouge to work on the agency’s beauty portfolio.

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P&G names new Canadian president

One of Geraldine Huse’s first tasks is guiding the CPG giant’s Canadian operations through its COVID-19 response.

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Canopy Growth parts ways with two top executives

Marketing leader David Bigioni is among over 800 staff who left the cannabis producer this year as it looks to cut costs.

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DentsuBos merged with Mcgarrybowen

The relaunched agency, Dentsumcgarrybowen, will pull in even more global resources, including a new approach to strategic brand-building.

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FCB Canada names Nancy Crimi-Lamanna as CCO

The new role will see her align with teams across North America, while Tracy Little has been appointed general manager in Toronto.

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Aldo files for bankruptcy protection in the midst of transformation

COVID-19 caused a dramatic loss of revenue and increase in losses that put the retailer’s plans off the rails.

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What are people actually spending money on?

Data from RBC suggests furniture and electronics are on a path to recovery, but travel, auto and apparel continue to struggle.

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Reitmans unsure about its future

The company’s financial results show it was in a precarious position before the pandemic started, as J. Crew becomes the first major fashion retailer to succumb to the pressure of shutting down.

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WPP posts organic revenue decline due to COVID-19

The holding company’s Q1 results also show how it has worked with clients to pivot to platforms with higher ROI.

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Foodora to exit Canada

Despite increased demand for food delivery, the company claims it was unable to reach a leadership position in a saturated market.

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Omnicom to cut more costs as clients slash spending

During the hold co’s Q1 investor call, CEO John Wren said disposition of agencies was an option, on top of measures already taken.

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Zulu Alpha Kilo adds a new CD to the roster

Nick Asik rejoins the agency after several years leading the creative offering at Wax.

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Coca-Cola hits pause on its brand marketing

A lack of ROI during the pandemic has motivated the beverage giant to focus on CSR, supply chains and being more flexible.

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P&G maintains brand investment during pandemic

In its Q3 earnings call, the CPG giant was not shy about the opportunities it saw in “doubling down” on its long-term strategy.