Desautels Faculty of Management

Experts: Black Friday and holiday shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic

Published: 24Nov2020

In normal times, the holiday shopping season is when retailers and other businesses can make the money they need to survive leaner months. But with lockdowns being implemented in parts of the...

Next level training for retail leaders of the future

Published: 14Oct2020

Calling retail leaders of the future: McGill University’s Bensadoun School of Retail Management is launching a unique Master of Management in Retailing (MMR) designed to equip students with the...

Expert: MEC to be acquired by private U.S. investment firm

Published: 17Sep2020

Tens of thousands of people have signed on to a petition hoping to stop the sale of Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) to a private U.S. firm. The sale was announced Monday September 14 and will see...

Dobson Centre receives $3M gift to bolster entrepreneurship at McGill

Published: 16Jul2020

As the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship plans to scale up its programming, it has announced a new $3-million gift from the John Dobson Foundation to help drive innovation and...

McGill to participate in two of Canada’s five new ‘superclusters’

Published: 15Feb2018

McGill University will participate in two of the five “superclusters” selected by the Government of Canada for funding under its Innovation Superclusters Initiative:

John Dobson Foundation makes its largest donation to McGill to support X-1 entrepreneurs

Published: 19Jul2017

The John Dobson Foundation has announced a donation of $2 million dollars – its largest gift to McGill yet – to fund the McGill X-1 Accelerator program run by the McGill Dobson Centre for...

McGill University set to become world leader in retail management education thanks to a $25-million gift from the Bensadoun Family Foundation

Published: 12May2017

Retail icon and philanthropist Aldo Bensadoun has stepped forward with a visionary gift to his alma mater, McGill University, aimed at creating new knowledge and developing leaders for the rapidly...

McGill announces Dr. Thomas Robinson as the 2016 winner of the Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health

Published: 7Dec2016

McGill University, in association with Lawrence and Frances Bloomberg and Manulife, is pleased to announce that Dr. Thomas Robinson, a Stanford University professor of Pediatric Medicine and...

Ferring Canada Donates $2 Million to McGill University

Published: 1Sep2016

TORONTO – September 1, 2016 – Ferring Canada, a subsidiary of Ferring Pharmaceuticals, is proud to announce a $2 million donation to McGill University in Montreal, Canada that will be used to...

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