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Montreal Is The Best Student City In Canada, Says QS Top Universities

Choosing a post-secondary school is one of life's most important decisions. But Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Top Universities is making the choice a little easier for anyone who's considered studying in Montreal. 

Published on : 20 Aug 2015

« Le G20 des jeunes sera un grand partage des meilleures pratiques partout dans le monde »

Entrevue 60 secondes— Vous représenterez le Canada au Sommet de l’Alliance des jeunes entrepreneurs du G20 à Istanbul, du 7 au 9 septembre prochain. 

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

Reinventing the Face of Your Frontline Through Digital Recruitment

When it comes to retail, there's one aspect of the customer experience that's substantially more influential than the rest: frontline employees. Because they're often a customer's first touchpoint with a retailer and interact with customers directly on a regular basis, frontline employees act as brand ambassadors who can easily make or break the customer's shopping experience.

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

Leadership is about a lot more than being the boss

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. Today I am delighted to sit down with my colleague Henry Mintzberg.

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

First Air, Canadian North codeshare has Nunavut passengers worried

Nunavut travellers are worried that increased co-operation between two of the North's biggest airlines will leave them with fewer options and higher fares. ..."If you had two flights a day where there weren't the seats filled, it might make sense economically to have one flight," says Karl Moore, an associate professor with McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, who has studied the airline industry in Canada.

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

Economic performance: Evaluation

Desautels' Professor of Practice Mo Chaudhury evaluates economic performance of Bangladesh. Read full article: BD News 24, August 18, 2015

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

Tricon Capital Group Announces Q2 2015 Results and Changes to Senior Management Team

Tricon Capital Group Inc. today announced its consolidated financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2015. 

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

Is this video software company set to take hockey analytics to the next level?

What actually happened? What was actually important? Those are water cooler questions that go back a long time. They’re also questions that hockey’s number-crunchers have been chasing for some time now. The challenge in answering those questions, since day one, has been the quality of data. ... Buntin is the CEO of SportLogiq, the Montreal-based tech startup which is looking to change the way coaches, scouts, players, fans and broadcasters look at the game.

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

Vermögensverwalter Blackrock der "große Elefant im Teich"

Groß ist gleich gefährlich, diese Gleichung wird spätestens seit der Finanzkrise aufgemacht. Sie gilt für Banken, die als zu "big to fail" bezeichnet wurden.... Massimo Massa lehrt an der französischen Business School Insead, Davi Schumacher an der McGill University in Montreal und Yan Wang an der Erasmus-Universität in Rotterdam. Der Kern ihrer Untersuchung: Aneger werden dann nervös, wenn sie zu viele Aktien in einer Hand sehen. 

Published on : 18 Aug 2015

Geoffroy en pleine ascension

Il y a un mois, Geoffroy lançait le vidéoclip et la chanson You Say, premier extrait d’un EP qui paraîtra cet automne. La pièce, fort accrocheuse, marie brillamment le folk à l’électro. Read full artcle: Le Journal de Montréal, August 7, 2015

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Yogurt maker builds Cult following but aims for mainstream sales

The chain of events that culminated in the creation of Cult Yogourt began 15 years ago, when Montreal resident Adam Coape-Arnold drank unfiltered water during a stay at a coffee plantation in Costa Rica.”I got a parasite,” said Coape-Arnold. “It did a number on my gastrointestinal system. I lost my energy, my joie de vivre. I became lactose-intolerant. I never really got over it until I started taking probiotics.”

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Asset Manager M&A Leads to Improved Fund Performance: Study

Beyond the potential financial benefits of an M&A deal, two of the biggest payouts for asset managers are access to investment expertise and new markets. ... “We have solid evidence that there are positive synergies for both firms,” says David Schumacher, an assistant professor of Finance at McGill University and co-author of the study.

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Who’s Afraid of BlackRock?

With US$4-5tn of assets directly under its control, BlackRock is a giant among giants in the financial world, and until recently was firmly under the eye of the Financial Stability Board (FSB).

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Young moms using social media to find, buy products

A majority of Canadian mothers now rely on social media platforms to both discover and buy products, a new report by Mintel suggests.

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Historic school yearbooks resurrected online

You probably thought (or hoped) your high school yearbook would never see the light of day again. ... And, William Shatner, known for his role as cultural icon Captain Kirk, was an active member of McGill University’s theatre world in the days before television became mainstream in Canada.

Published on : 13 Aug 2015