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Updated: Fri, 07/12/2024 - 12:16

McGill Alert. The downtown campus will remain partially closed through the evening of Monday, July 15. See the Campus Safety site for details.

Alerte de McGill. Le campus du centre-ville restera partiellement fermé jusqu’au lundi 15 juillet, en soirée. Complément d’information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention

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Bensadoun School of Retail Management sheds light on understudied sector of the economy

Published: 13 June 2024

From Walmart to Amazon to Shopify, the retail sector is big business and incredibly important for the economy. However, there is little retail-specific education available, according to Charles de Brabant, Executive Director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management (BSRM), in an interview with Paula Macaggi for the OFFbounds podcast. De Brabant, along with Carl Boutet, Lecturer and Senior Advisor for the Retail Innovation Lab, emphasized that this gap is part of what makes the BSRM unique. With the rise of e-commerce, the retail sector has undergone a profound transformation over the past ten years, and it merits the same consideration that industries like finance and healthcare have long received.

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