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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...

Desautels’ event highlights innovative research and recognizes scholars

Published: 20May2022

On Friday, May 13, members of the Desautels Faculty of Management gathered to celebrate the innovative and impactful research conducted by its scholars. ...

In-store technology is transforming retail spaces

Published: 23Aug2021

Throughout the pandemic, in-store technologies like price-check kiosks and self-checkout have created a more convenient shopping experience for consumers and provided retailers with greater access...

How to reform tax opportunity zones

Published: 23Aug2021

Professor Maxime Cohen joins Boston College’s Dmitry Mitrofanov to weigh in on tax opportunity zones in the U.S. Designed to generate cash flow in lower-income areas, opportunity zone programs have...

Professor Cohen awarded 2021 NSERC Discovery Grant

Published: 22Jul2021

Maxime Cohen, Professor of Retail and Operations Management awarded 2021 NSERC Discovery Grant

Frictionless shopping pays off

Published: 17Jun2021

As convenient becomes more synonymous with contactless, Professor Saibal Ray, Academic Director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, sees a wealth of opportunity for retailers to innovate....

Charging an Electric Vehicle-Sharing Fleet

Published: 16Jun2021

Electric vehicle (EV) sharing programs rely on publicly available charging infrastructure. Yet often there simply isn’t enough infrastructure to go around, creating a major barrier to success. In...

Promotion Optimization for Multiple Items in Supermarkets

Published: 8Jun2021

Authors: Maxime C. Cohen, J.J. Kalas, and G. PerakisPublication: Management Science, Volume 67, Issue 4, April 2021, Pages 2340-2364.Abstract:

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