Bensadoun School of Retail Management

MMR Online Information Session: February 25, 2021


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Hudson Bay Co. entangled in rent payment disputes as pandemic hurts bottom line

Published: 21Jan2021

In recent months, property firms behind prominent shopping malls across North America have taken Hudson’s Bay Co. (HBC) to court to claim unpaid rent totaling millions of dollars. While industry...

Retail for a post-COVID world

Published: 7Dec2020

Professor Saibal Ray weighs in on the strategies that will propel retailers to success in a post-pandemic landscape where the optimal customer experience is a frictionless experience. As the...

Hope for Quebec retail

Published: 12Jan2021

Charles de Brabant, Executive Director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, is optimistic about the future of retail following a horrendous year for most Canadian retailers. Giants like...

Boxing Day comes early for Quebec retailers

Published: 18Dec2020

In anticipation of a two-week shutdown of non-essential businesses starting December 25, Quebec retailers are moving Boxing Day sales up a week. According to Charles de Brabant, Executive Director...

For Canadian retailers, digitization is key to surviving the pandemic

Published: 11Dec2020

Only 30 percent of Canada’s small business are hitting normal sales numbers as the second wave of the pandemic crashes into their bottom line. According to Professor Yu Ma, Academic Director of the...

Avoiding a vaccine vial shortage

Published: 14Dec2020

The launch of the largest vaccination campaign in history involves the mass production of medical vials constructed out of borosilicate glass.

Restaurant automation gains new appeal during pandemic

Published: 14Dec2020

As social distancing measures remain in replace across Canada, consumers are flocking to buy automated food and drink kiosks for fresh, made-to-order food and beverages with little to no human...

Logistical challenges stand in the way of COVID-19 vaccine

Published: 11Dec2020

Professor Saibal Ray, Academic Director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, describes the daunting complexity involved in ramping up the first round of COVID-19 vaccine production. From...


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