Josh Kolm

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Up to the Minute: Grassriots hires new ECD

Plus, Cohn & Wolfe wins Intel AOR assignment and Faulhaber launches a booze-free cocktail brand.

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Second Cup parent company opens its cannabis store

Aegis Brands’ Hemisphere Cannabis is pursuing a premium retail experience that guides all consumers to the right product.

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ADCC releases webathon agenda

The 24-hour fundraiser will feature more than 30 sessions ranging from inspiring to downright weird.

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Are ecommerce and wholesale enough to save DavidsTea?

The company is using its restructuring to accelerate a move from bricks and mortar, with hopes it will also address its pre-pandemic struggles.

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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.