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Excess inventory encourages steeper discounts in Black Friday sales

Published: 6Dec2022

2021 was an anti-climactic year for Black Friday sales. Global supply chains had been disrupted, inventory was very low, and demand was very high. So, retailers had little incentive to sell items...

ICSC conference offers MMR students opportunities to learn and network

Published: 17Nov2022

The Innovating Commerce Serving Communities (ICSC) conference in Toronto aims to create connections and catalyze deals between the innovators, dealmakers and changemakers who are driving retail...

Aldo Bensadoun gives master class at Bensadoun School of Retail Management

Published: 8Nov2022

Aldo Bensadoun began his career at a chemical company, but that didn’t align with his values – or his vision. The entrepreneur launched ALDO in 1972, with a vision of love, respect, and integrity....

Retail power in distribution channels: A double-edged sword for upstream suppliers

Published: 26Sep2022

Authors: Yuhong He, Saibal Ray and Shuya Yin Publication: Production and Operations Management Volume 31, Issue 6, June 2022, Pages 2681 – 2694 Abstract:

AI-driven automated checkouts are coming soon to Couche-Tard’s Quebec locations

Published: 7Sep2022

Over the next two years, Alimentation Couche-Tard is installing more than 7,000 automated check-outs that use artificial intelligence to recognize the products that customers want to purchase,...

Professor Yoo awarded 2022-2023 FRQSC New Academics Grant

Published: 26Aug2022

Congratulations to Changseung Yoo, Assistant Professor, Bensadoun School of Retail Management with affiliation to Information Systems Area, who has been awarded the 2022-2023 FRQSC New Academics...

Health data analytics can help improve access to health care

Published: 24Aug2022

Health questionnaires are time-consuming – for doctors and patients alike. “The digitalization of all of those questions would allow patients to do lot of work before visiting a physician,” says...

The novelty of celebrity collaborations can drive sales, build brands

Published: 6Jul2022

For years, paparazzi have been clicking candid shots of Justin Bieber cradling Tim Hortons coffee cups, but it still came as a surprise to see Biebs Brew become an official menu item at Canada’s...

Montreal named top Canadian city for students

Published: 30Jun2022

After naming McGill Canada’s top university earlier this month, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has ranked Montreal as the most desirable Canadian city to be a student, and one of the most sought-after...

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