Aldo Bensadoun

It’s full speed ahead for the Bensadoun Retail Initiative

Published: 16Apr2018

Almost one year since the Bensadoun Family Foundation announced the landmark gift to McGill University of $25 million, the proposed Bensadoun School of Retail Management has received official...

Bensadoun School of Retail Management highlighted among Quebec’s most innovative business programming

Published: 7Nov2017

As business schools adapt their programs to address the grand challenges of our time, McGill’s Bensadoun School of Retail Management stands out as an initiative that will respond to the needs of a...

Desautels Dean on retail changes and opportunity

Published: 6Jun2017

In a recent op-ed for the Montreal Gazette, Desautels Dean Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou discussed the seismic changes that have affected the retail sector over the past thirty years....

McGill to launch international retail-management school with gift from Bensadoun Family Foundation

Published: 12May2017

McGill University is on its way to becoming a global centre for retail-management training, thanks to a $25-million gift from Aldo Bensadoun (BCom'64, LLD'12) via the Bensadoun Family Foundation....

Insights from David Bensadoun

Published: 19Jan2018

Professor Karl Moore interviews CEO and son of the Founder of ALDO, David Bensadoun on what it means to work your way up the ranks and prove yourself on your own terms....

Montreal shoe giant ALDO agrees to buy the shoes and accessories part of the Camuto Group’s business

Published: 7Aug2017

A news release at canadianinsider.com reveals that Montreal-based footwear giant ALDO is set to buy the shoes and accessories side of the Camuto Group. The deal plays nicely into ALDO’s expansion...

Aldo Bensadoun and the company he turned into a big-league player

Published: 8Aug2017

Aldo Bensadoun (BCom’64) founded Aldo Shoes as a Le Château exclusive in 1972, then opened the first standalone ALDO store in 1987. Today, the ALDO Group is a major player in the shoe field, with...

Aldo founder passes the torch to his son

Published: 8Mar2017

Aldo Bensadoun (BCom'64, LLD'12) is stepping down as chairman of the company that bears his name, as is CEO Patrik Frisk — but continuity won’t be a problem: Bensadoun’s son, David, is taking on...

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