Anwar White

Pushing back against fast fashion

Published: 11Jan2022

The past five years have seen a rise in privately owned apparel resale companies, bucking previous trends toward fast fashion. Between ongoing clothing supply shortages and growing concern about...

Canada’s fashion retailers are under pressure to go green

Published: 28Apr2021

For Canada’s fashion retailers, reinvention is critical to success in a business landscape where consumers are becoming more aware of the impact of the fashion industry on global climate change and...

As the retail industry evolves, so too does retail education

Published: 13Nov2020

The retail industry is rapidly evolving under emerging technologies and shifting consumer demands. Discover how the new McGill-Bensadoun Master of Management in Retailing will prepare the next...

Omnichannel strategy essential for retailers during holidays

Published: 11Nov2020

Anwar White, Program Director of the Master of Management in Retailing (MMR), weighs in on the efforts of leading retailers to capture the attention of consumers during the holidays. He explains...

Luxury retailer embraces athleisure during pandemic 

Published: 27May2021

Menswear retailer Harry Rosen Inc. built its brand by dressing Canadian men in tailored designer suits, but the mass exodus from offices and boardrooms across the country during the pandemic sent...

Black Friday: Forever changed by COVID-19 and digitization?

Published: 1Dec2021

With online shopping more convenient than ever, Anwar White, Program Director of the Master of Management in Retailing, discusses how retailers have adapted their strategy around Black Friday to...

Uptick in back-to-school spending

Published: 8Sep2021

Across Canada and the U.S., schools are opening their doors for in-person learning, causing a spike in back-to-school revenues that retailers haven’t seen since before the pandemic. Anwar White,...

Discovering a new normal in retail

Published: 28Jun2021

As national borders and business doors open once again, retail experts are taking a careful look at how this newfound freedom and mobility impacts consumer behaviour. According to Anwar White,...

Preparing future retail leaders for post-pandemic world

Published: 18Mar2021

Anwar White, Program Director for the Master of Management in Retailing (MMR) program, recently joined “The Voice of Retail'' podcast with Michael LeBlanc to discuss everything from the Faculty’s...


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