Making investing more transparent

Published: 11 January 2022

In a new paper, Professor Maxime Cohen and his colleagues push for IPOs to adopt “triggered disclosures” instead of one-size-fits-all disclosures about their operations. Although currently...

Shedding light on liquor shortages

Published: 19 December 2021

Amid supply chain bottlenecks overseas, Canada is facing a significant shortage of imported liquor, leading provincial liquor authorities to encourage early, local shopping for holiday favourites....

Prof Maxime Cohen's paper receives the CIST Best Conference Paper Nomination Award

Published: 19 December 2021

Congratulations to Maxime Cohen, Professor of Retail and Operations Management, whose paper "The Effect of Short-Term Rentals on Residential Investment“ was selected as Best Conference Paper...

Prof Wei Qi wins INFORMS Chuck ReVelle Rising Star Award 2021

Published: 19 December 2021

Congratulations to Wei Qi, Associate Professor in Operations Management, Winner of the INFORMS Chuck ReVelle Rising Star Award 2021

Delve podcast: New Normal: How the Pandemic Changed Shopping Forever with Mehmet Gumus

Published: 16 December 2021

How we shop today certainly isn’t the same as it was before March 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic launched a swift if unsteady shift in shopping habits—and retailers quickly learned that adaptation was...

Prof. Maxime Cohen named as SCALE AI Research Chair in Data Science for Retail

Published: 14 December 2021

Congratulations to Professor Maxime Cohen, co-director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management’s retail innovation lab, for being awarded the SCALE AI Research Chair in Data Science for Retail...

This holiday season is make-or-break for retailers

Published: 8 December 2021

In light of ongoing supply chain bottlenecks and labour shortages, businesses may not offer their deepest discounts this holiday season. According to Professor Saibal Ray, the Academic Director of...

Delve podcast: New Normal: Climate Change and the Supply Chain with Sanjith Gopalakrishnan

Published: 2 December 2021

Carbon emissions from a typical company’s supply chain are on average 5.5 times that of direct emissions, including from facilities and company vehicles. In certain sectors such as retail and food ...

Shedding light on the supply chain dilemma

Published: 1 December 2021

As retailers anticipate a welcome uptick in sales amid the holiday shopping season, manufacturing and delivery delays continue to limit just how much profit retailers can expect.


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