Finding solutions for fair, online pricing

Published: 29 October 2021

With e-commerce here to stay, dynamic pricing algorithms are adjusting what individual consumers pay for their items online using a complex system of price comparisons and purchase histories. In a...

Desautels professor named top retail influencer in 2022

Published: 21 January 2022

Congratulations to Professor Maxime Cohen for making Rethink Retail’s list of Top Retail Influencers of 2022 in the academia category. Recognized for his groundbreaking leadership as co-director of...

In-store technology is transforming retail spaces

Published: 23 August 2021

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...

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...

McGill’s retail innovation lab tests “frictionless store” concept

Published: 12 February 2021

Under the leadership of co-director Professor Maxime Cohen, McGill’s new retail innovation lab is experimenting with contactless shopping, a rising trend in retail innovation....

Prof. Maxime Cohen Launches New Guide to Demand Prediction in Retail

4 Jan 2022

In collaboration with Dr. Renyu Zhang, Professor of Operations Management at NYU Shanghai, and Arthur Pentecoste and Paul-Emile Gras, two graduates of the McGill Desautels Master of Management in...

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. 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...

Solving for the economic impact of Airbnb rentals

Published: 1 December 2021

In a new paper, Professor Maxime Cohen and his colleagues find that rental platforms like Airbnb help increase real estate investment and economic development in the long term. While jurisdictions...

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