Montreal’s La Vie en Rose is wise to take a gradual approach to U.S. expansion

Published: 20 February 2024

Lingerie retailer La Vie en Rose operates in 20 countries, but they haven’t expanded to the neighbouring United States – until now. The Montreal-headquartered company is opening three stores in New...

Businesses would benefit from deeper understanding of artificial intelligence

Published: 6 February 2024

Generative AI has recently garnered significant attention, yet many individuals possess only a superficial understanding of the technology, as outlined by Professor Maxime Cohen in an open letter...

Small businesses can also benefit from AI

Published: 30 January 2024

Big businesses are deploying artificial intelligence to streamline their supply chains, cut labour costs, and better understand their customers. For small- and medium-sized enterprises, keeping...

In times of crisis, there can be benefits to diversifying messages across different social media accounts

Published: 30 January 2024

We live in an age of information, and we’re able to obtain it through many different channels. During disasters, many people turn to social media, and there is an orthodoxy in the field of crisis...

Local bakery works with the Bensadoun School of Retail Management to guide move to check-out automation process

Published: 19 January 2024

The pandemic hit many businesses hard, and the artisanal bakery and café Mamie Clafoutis was one of them. Their seven locations in Montreal and Ottawa were forced to reduce their hours to one shift...

MMR Online Information Session: Monday, April 22, 2024

Monday, April 22, 2024 12:00to13:00

Join us for an online information session to learn about the new Master of Management in Retailing program at McGill University....

MMR Online Information Session: Monday, March 25, 2024

Monday, March 25, 2024 12:00to13:00

Join us for an online information session to learn about the new Master of Management in Retailing program at McGill University....

Holiday grocery price freeze includes more products this year, but long-term affordability solutions needed

Published: 30 November 2023

This year, Canada’s large grocery chains are freezing the price for a greater variety of items than usual before the holidays. While 10-15% more products are included in the freeze this year, the...

Canada's big grocery chains face pressure to cut prices as food costs rise

Published: 10 November 2023

Food prices rose by 5.8 per cent in September, prompting the federal government to ask Canada’s five largest grocery chains to provide a plan for how they will stabilize prices, with staple...

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