Black Friday is just around the corner, but Black Friday deals are already here. While the exact date of the North American shopping extravaganza this year is Nov. 29, many retailers have turned what used to be a weekend of special deals into a weeks-long marathon of advertising and price-slashing. (Global News)
Here is an expert from McGill University that can provide comment on this issue:
Saibal Ray, James McGill Professor, Operations Management and Academic Director, Bensadoun School of Retail Management, McGill University
Saibal Ray is a professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management and the Academic Director at the Bensadoun School of Retail Management at McGill University. His research interest can broadly be categorized as supply chain management. He is specifically interested in studying supply chain risk management, retail operations management, and supply chain issues related to agri-food and natural resources sectors.
saibal.ray [at] mcgill.ca (English)