The Morty Yalovsky Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes excellence in academic leadership – starting with Yalovsky himself

Published: 7 April 2022

Prof. Morty Yalovsky started teaching at McGill in 1969 - the same year that the Montreal Expos played their first Major League Baseball game. The Expos moved on nearly two decades ago, but Prof....

In-store shopping technologies can replicate the ease of online shopping

Published: 29 March 2022

Standing in a check-out line is the least pleasant part of the shopping experience – and it could become a thing of the past. New technology is allowing shoppers to make in-store purchases with...

Pricing for Heterogeneous Products: Analytics for Ticket Reselling

Published: 16 March 2022

Authors: M. Alley, M. Biggs, Rim Hariss, C. Herrmann, M.L. Li, and G. Perakis...

Prof. Maxime Cohen to develop AI systems in healthcare

Published: 24 February 2022

Congratulations to Professor Maxime Cohen, Desautels’ Scale AI Chair in Data Science for Retail, on his recent appointment as ELNA Medical’s inaugural Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer. In his...

Prof. Maxime Cohen lands new role

Published: 17 March 2022

Canada’s largest integrated network of medical clinics is using technological innovation to improve the patient-physician experience, and Bensadoun School of Retail Management Prof. Maxime Cohen...

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...

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...

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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