Bensadoun School of Retail Management

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...

How can we reinvent and renew commercial spaces?

Published: 11Dec2020

The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal hosted a Strategic Forum of Retail Trade with the goal to highlight how the COVID-19 crisis is shaking up the Quebec retail sector. This forum...

Retailers must adapt to survive holidays as COVID-19 lockdown remains in place

Published: 10Dec2020

Historically, December yields the largest profits for retailers, who are accustomed to ramping up their year-end operations to keep pace with the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping. This...

Canadian retailers in turmoil as pandemic lockdown continues

Published: 10Dec2020

The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has forced thousands of retailers across Canada to shut their doors during the holiday season. Some will never open them again. Anwar White, Program...

Quebecers adjust to an unusual holiday season

Published: 7Dec2020

Anwar White, Program Director of the Master of Management in Retailing, weighs in on current shopping trends in Quebec as the COVID-19 pandemic casts a shadow over the holiday season. From a...

Prof. Elliot Lifson appointed to Order of Canada

Published: 27Nov2020

The Desautels Faculty of Management congratulates Elliot Lifson, C.M., Professor of Practice in the Strategy and Organization area, on his appointment to the prestigious Order of Canada for his...

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