Slowing the vehicle supply chain

Published: 15 November 2021

In the race to cut down on global carbon emissions, many experts are turning their attention to automotive manufacturers and their customers. As a potential solution to slowing the vehicle supply...

Shedding light on liquor shortages

Published: 19 December 2021

Amid supply chain bottlenecks overseas, Canada is facing a significant shortage of imported liquor, leading provincial liquor authorities to encourage early, local shopping for holiday favourites....

How far is too far for retail innovation?

Published: 21 January 2022

Professor Saibal Ray, academic director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, is concerned that the ongoing rise in retail technologies like self-checkout kiosks and smartphone-based order...

New trucker vaccine mandate adds to supply chain woes

Published: 21 January 2022

As of January 15, truckers crossing from the U.S. to Canada must show proof of vaccination to enter the country. Canadian truckers are exempt from the federal mandate but must quarantine for 14...

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...

Desautels’ Juan Camilo Serpa earns Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching

Published: 1 December 2021

Juan Camilo Serpa, Associate Professor of Operations Management, was recently recognized with the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching for an approach that engages students by asking them...

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...

Delve podcast: New Normal: How the Pandemic Changed Shopping Forever with Mehmet Gumus

Published: 16 December 2021

How we shop today certainly isn’t the same as it was before March 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic launched a swift if unsteady shift in shopping habits—and retailers quickly learned that adaptation was...

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...

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