Rare Method buys Utah BTB shop

Share this content:

Rare Method Interactive Corp., an interactive agency in Calgary, Alberta, has bought Blain Olsen White Gurr Advertising, Salt Lake City, UT.

The Canadian shop will make the Blain Olsen a wholly owned subsidiary of Rare Method. The sale price is $1.6 million.

This deal is part of Rare Method's plan to boost its presence in the western United States, including the cities Phoenix, Las Vegas and Denver.

Business-to-business-focused Blain Olsen works on accounts such as Telcordia Technologies, 3M Health Information Systems, Thanksgiving Point and the Salt Lake City Convention and Visitors Bureau. Its 23 employees generated revenue of $2.9 million last year.

Sign up to our newsletters

Company of the Week

Since 1985, Melissa has helped thousands of companies clean, correct and complete contact data to better target and communicate with their customers. We offer a full spectrum of data quality solutions, including global address, phone, email, and name validation, identify verification - available for batch or real-time processes, in the Cloud or on-premise. Our service bureau provides dedupe, email/phone append and geographic/demographic append services for better targeting and insight. For direct mailers, Melissa offers easy-to-use address management/postal software, list hygiene services and 100s of specialty mailing lists - all with competitive pricing and excellent customer service.

Find out more here »

Career Center

Check out hundreds of exciting professional opportunities available on DMN's Career Center.  
Explore careers in digital marketing, sales, eCommerce, marketing communications, IT, data strategies, and much more. And don't forget to update your resume so employers can contact you privately about job opportunities.

>>Click Here

Relive the 2017 Marketing Hall of Femme

Click the image above