Bensadoun School of Retail Management

Professor Maxime Cohen makes Poets&Quants 2022 Best 40-Under-40 MBA Professors list

Published: 16May2022

Poets&Quants has named Professor Maxime Cohen to its annual Best 40-Under-40 MBA Professors of 2022 list. The influential business school news site annually recognizes professors under the age...

High margin impulse buys can help retailers boost profits

Published: 22Apr2022

The check-out counter is the last place paying customers visit before they leave the store – and it is a retailer’s last chance to make a sale. The counter and the aisles that lead up to it are...

Ultra-fast fashion company Shein has grown rapidly, but product quality could limit growth

Published: 18May2022

You might not know Shein’s brand, but chances are you’ve seen their clothing. The Chinese fast fashion company has quickly and quietly grown into an e-commerce giant. Shein targets young shoppers...

Executives should understand what data tells them about the present – and the future

Published: 2May2022

Data can tell you a lot about the current state of business, and what the future holds. That’s information that companies can use to make strategic decisions, and it is multiplying quickly. Up to...

Delve: Could New Algorithms Ensure Everyone Pays Fair Prices Online?

Published: 19May2022

Dynamic pricing algorithms set the prices we pay online—and few rules govern how they work. Even if an algorithm doesn’t ostensibly consider race at all, research shows that it can be biased and...

Delve: How Predictive Data Analysis Illuminates the Future of Retail, with Maxime Cohen

Published: 2Jun2022

Artificial Intelligence innovation thrives in an environment where business arenas, fundamental research, and thought leadership overlap. As seen in recent AI initiatives in Montreal, determining...

The pandemic forced brick and mortar retailers like ALDO to reimagine what a physical retail space can be: CEO David Bensadoun

Published: 11May2022

The pandemic hit brick and mortar retailers hard. Lockdowns pushed consumers toward e-commerce websites. ALDO was forced to close more than 250 stores, but it rapidly pivoted its business model to...

McGill’s Retail Innovation Lab is the first frictionless store in Canada

Published: 2Jun2022

At a glance, the Couche-Tard in the Bronfman Building looks much like any other. But it is actually an innovative research facility that uses technology to improve our understanding consumer...

Retail power in distribution channels: A double-edged sword for upstream suppliers

Published: 26Sep2022

Authors: Yuhong He, Saibal Ray and Shuya Yin Publication: Production and Operations Management Volume 31, Issue 6, June 2022, Pages 2681 – 2694 Abstract:

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