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One Direction Breakup Could Have A Big Impact On Global Music Sales In 2016

That plaintive cry you heard over the weekend was the sound of millions of teens and tweens around the world mourning the imminent loss of One Direction, the hugely popular British boy band launched by "X Factor" and "American Idol" svengali Simon Cowell. ... “There’s a spillover effect,” said Jui Ramaprasad, a professor at McGill University who teaches a course on the music business. “It’s not just the effect of One Direction’s sales.”

Published on : 26 Aug 2015

Quebec company developing a legal alternative to Uber

Taxi companies are playing catch-up in the battle for a smartphone presence. A Quebec company is developing its own app to allow taxi customers to order a cab from their phone, to track its location while en route and allow them to pay via their phone as well. ... “Uber has such a strong presence here already and has sort of become the market leader all of a sudden. Whether the taxi companies can get that back with this app will be interesting to see.” – says Jui Ramaprasad.

Published on : 21 Aug 2015

Young moms using social media to find, buy products

A majority of Canadian mothers now rely on social media platforms to both discover and buy products, a new report by Mintel suggests.

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

How technology affects our search for love

Love in the digital era has changed many aspects of romance in our times. Richard Dagenais chats with Jui Ramaprasad, Assistant Professor at the Information Systems, Desautels Faculty of Management about how online dating sites have impacted the search for "love".   Watch full interview: Yahoo News Canada, February 10, 2014

Published on : 16 Feb 2015

Taking care of business

The economy has changed dramatically in the 30 years since Doug Bergeron first entered the work force and, of course, Bergeron, 53, has changed with it. Best known for leading the group that purchased the credit- and debit-card terminal makerVeriFone from Hewlett-Packard for $50 million in 2001, as CEO, he transformed it into a multinational, multi-billion-dollar company.

Published on : 22 Sep 2014

The power of consumer reviews

Sean Murray Smith's name has never been mentioned in discussions about Montreal's greatest chefs. He has never appeared on a television cooking show or been profiled in a newspaper or on the radio.

Published on : 22 Sep 2014

Littérature : entre livres et porte-jarretelles, il faut choisir…

Nouvelle « choc », en quelque sorte, dans le monde de la littérature à Montréal. Non, Michel Tremblay n’écrit pas un nouveau roman. Dany Laferrière n’a pas renoncé à son fauteuil à l’Académie française.

Published on : 08 Aug 2014

Chapters downtown bookstore to close; Victoria's Secret to replace it

The Chapters bookstore at Stanley and Ste. Catherine will be closed and transformed into a Victoria’s Secret lingerie store. ... Despite the upgrades, bookstores are on their way out, said McGill business and technology professor Jui Ramaprasad.Read full article: CTV News Montreal

Published on : 31 Jul 2014

Creating health awareness: A social media enabled collaboration

Authors: Lapointe, Liette; Ramaprasad, Jui; Vedel, Isabelle Publication: Health and Technology Abstract:

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Published on : 12 Jun 2014

Tempted to ‘Delete All’? Try Managing Your E-mails Instead

Whether it’s steady trickle of daily e-mails or the hundreds of messages streaming in during your vacation, hitting the reset button on your inbox may seem like the easiest way to cope with the digital deluge – even if the freedom is fleeting.

Published on : 29 Jan 2014

Premium Drives Dating, Music Engagement, Revs

At the Mapping Mobile Conference at New York University’s Stern School of Business last week, panelists spoke about everything from consumer research to dating sites. One dominant takeaway is that people who are willing to pay for service to reduce advertising will generate a bigger pool of people willing to pay premium. The other grab: more and more subscribing, talking and listening is happening on mobile.

Published on : 20 Nov 2013

"Collaborating through Social Media to Create Health Awareness," Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

Authors: Lapointe, Liette; Ramaprasad, Jui; Vedel, Isabelle Publication: Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences Abstract:

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Published on : 12 Apr 2013

Three profs suggest nine good business reads

If you’ve wanted to catch up on some business reading and will actually have time over the holiday season, here are some suggestions from three Canadian business professors. … Jui Ramaprasad, Assistant Professor, Information Systems, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University The Long Tail by Chris Anderson

Published on : 02 Jan 2013