Josh Kolm

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Industry associations come together for WFA’s global diversity survey

A group led by the ACA will work to drive participation in a first-of-its-kind look at DEI at a global scale, with results published in strategy.

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Which agencies are most competitive in pitches?

The latest debrief from RECMA puts UM Canada among the 16 agencies that performed the best globally over the last three years, and Initiative as the top agency network.

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IPG and WPP return to growth

Both holding companies are optimistic about their outlooks for the rest of the year, with WPP revealing more details about its new data offering.

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ICYMI: Corus adds to its podcast lineup

Plus, Spotify sells “Sustainable Sonics,” offsets that will be used to neutralize the impact of an ad running on the platform.

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Omnicom’s organic revenue dips by 1.8% in Q1

The company also announced a new healthcare platform aimed at de-siloing data and creating more personalized journeys.

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ICYMI: Ascential buys Perpetua

Plus, Annex Business Media buys a food industry magazine and Stingray invests further in podcast creation and distribution.

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People Moves: Nielsen Sports names new lead in Canada

Plus, AntiSocial hires a director of media and TLN adds new affiliate leadership.

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Publicis Groupe got back to positive organic growth in Q1

Strong performance in North America, as well as its digital and data operations, helped the company beat its expectations.

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People Moves: Torstar picks a GM for Marketing 360

Plus, Samsung Ads hires new lead for Toronto and Chicago sales teams and Sports-Media Marketing brings on a new senior client lead.

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ICYMI: Google’s FLoC is now open for testing

Plus, Spotify acquires a Clubhouse competitor and Hivestack further extends its reach in U.S.

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People Moves: Melanie Thivierge returns to La Presse

Plus, COMMB adds four to its board and Ethnicity Matters makes two hires on its media team.

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ICYMI: WPP plans to centralize data capabilities

Plus, Corus announces a slate of influencer-led digital series and TVA gives Escouade 99 a second season.

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Spotted! Canadian Tire uses a block of ice as a spring countdown

The stunt is one of several cross-platform ways the retailer is tapping into anticipation for warmer weather.

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Shedoesthecity acquired by Touchwood PR

The digital platform will remain an independent business, with EIC Jen McNeely remaining in her role.

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Spotted: YWCA hides QR codes to spread a message about abuse

Rethink and artist Ola Volo built them into a mural so when people took a picture, they’d be sent to stats and a donation page.