Bensadoun School of Retail Management

How retailers can survive Montreal’s shift to red alert

Published: 7Oct2020

On September 30, 2020, Quebec announced that Montreal’s COVID alert system would be upgraded to red, with various businesses forced to close their doors for an initial 28-day period. If Quebec...

Next level training for retail leaders of the future

Published: 14Oct2020

Calling retail leaders of the future: McGill University’s Bensadoun School of Retail Management is launching a unique Master of Management in Retailing (MMR) designed to equip students with the...

Meet the MMR program directors

Published: 14Oct2020

The new Master of Management in Retailing (MMR) program is the latest offering by the Bensadoun School of Retail Management (BSRM) at McGill University. ...

Balancing logic and magic

Published: 2Nov2020

As technology shifts further toward AI technologies, the COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us that human qualities remain essential in business. Charles de Brabant, Executive Director of the Bensadoun...

Rethinking the food sector for a post-pandemic world

Published: 3Sep2020

The inaugural Retail Innovation Challenge hosted by the Bensadoun School of Retail Management in June set out to help businesses adapt to their new reality brought on by COVID-19. A report by...

Hope for Quebec retail

Published: 12Jan2021

Charles de Brabant, Executive Director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, is optimistic about the future of retail following a horrendous year for most Canadian retailers. Giants like...

Boxing Day comes early for Quebec retailers

Published: 18Dec2020

In anticipation of a two-week shutdown of non-essential businesses starting December 25, Quebec retailers are moving Boxing Day sales up a week. According to Charles de Brabant, Executive Director...

Restaurant automation gains new appeal during pandemic

Published: 14Dec2020

As social distancing measures remain in replace across Canada, consumers are flocking to buy automated food and drink kiosks for fresh, made-to-order food and beverages with little to no human...

Avoiding a vaccine vial shortage

Published: 14Dec2020

The launch of the largest vaccination campaign in history involves the mass production of medical vials constructed out of borosilicate glass.


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