Saibal Ray

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:

Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) & Bensadoun School join forces

11 Mar 2022

Consumer behaviour has changed dramatically during the pandemic. Public health restrictions have played a major role, but a trend toward e-commerce and omni-channel retail was already underway. It...

New Normal: Black Swan Event with Saibal Ray (Podcast)

26 Mar 2021

In episode 1 of The ‘New Normal’ hosted by Dave Kaufman, Professor Saibal Ray highlights the successes and failures of the COVID-19 vaccine procurement and global distribution, compares Israel's...

McGill University and Alimentation Couche-Tard launch unique laboratory store to propel retail industry and customers into the future

26 Mar 2021

McGill University and Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. announce their partnership in the launch of a retail innovation lab at the Bensadoun School of Retail Management—a live testing ground for...

How Can We Best Adapt Our Global Supply Chains During a Pandemic of Historic Proportions?

2 Jun 2020

For the last several decades we have been conditioned to assume that necessities like food items and cleaning supplies will be readily available, whenever we require them. But, the COVID-19...

For Canadian retailers, digitization is long overdue

6 Dec 2019

As this year draws to a close, and some of the more important holidays for retailers (Black Friday, Cyber Monday) are behind us, there is no denying that technological innovations are continuing to...

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