Canadian retailers in turmoil as pandemic lockdown continues

Published: 10 December 2020

The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has forced thousands of retailers across Canada to shut their doors during the holiday season. Some will never open them again. Anwar White, Program...

Preparing future retail leaders for post-pandemic world

Published: 18 March 2021

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...

Canada’s fashion retailers are under pressure to go green

Published: 28 April 2021

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...

Luxury retailer embraces athleisure during pandemic 

Published: 27 May 2021

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...

Discovering a new normal in retail

Published: 28 June 2021

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,...

Uptick in back-to-school spending

Published: 8 September 2021

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,...

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

Published: 1 December 2021

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...

Pushing back against fast fashion

Published: 11 January 2022

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...

REAL TALK Career Nights September 6-13, 2023

Wednesday, September 6, 2023 17:30toWednesday, September 13, 2023 07:30

We are delighted to offer corporate partners an exclusive opportunity to meet our upper year business talent in-person right in the heart of downtown Montréal./desautelsCategory: Desautels Faculty...

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