Tag: Retail Management

Listening in on Social Media to Make a Difference

What if you could monitor public conversations about accessibility to improve customer experiences?

/ October 19, 2015

Expert Corner: The Benefits of a Sustainable Supply Chain

How can greening a supply chain can help Canadian retailers gain competitive advantage?  With the green movement gaining momentum, it is time for retailers to redesign their supply chain with the environment in mind.

/ March 6, 2015

Experiential Learning: To China and Back in 14 Days

Have you ever been so fascinated by the beauty of your surroundings, that you feel like you are having a dream you never want to wake up from? I have…for entire 14 days… in ancient, yet modern; conservative, yet liberating;...

/ February 20, 2015

Expert Corner: why do consumers like to share?

When a brand declares that it is “eco-friendly”, recycled packaging and the use of organic materials usually comes to mind, which almost always demands for a higher price point. The ‘sharing economy’ (or collaborative consumption) consists of companies that are...

/ February 11, 2015

Expert Corner: Are Virtual Fitting Rooms The Solution?

Virtual fitting rooms…will this new technology help in closing the gap between the physical store and online shopping? Many people, like myself, would say that going to the actual store and trying on the clothes is the way to go,...

/ February 6, 2015

Expert Corner: 3 Trends Businesses Need To Watch

The holidays may have passed, but consumers are always shopping! They’re searching for deals and checking them twice across a variety of outlets. As well, the Internet and smartphones have changed the way consumers are shopping to make it more...

/ January 15, 2015

Why Retail Management Was The Right Decision

Quite honestly, the factors I used to determine which university program I’d attend were pretty flawed. I didn’t take much consideration into the possible job opportunities, the curriculum or what each school offered. I have many peers who after first...

/ November 6, 2014

Expert Corner: Will That Be Cash, Credit Card… or Bitcoin?

An increasingly large number of Canadian businesses have started to take advantage of the digital currency that has seen great promise in the past few years. Based on findings by Canadian Bitcoin Business Directory, as of September 25, 2014 there...

/ November 3, 2014

Everything You Need to Know About Retail Week 2014

With November just around the corner, most students experience the stress beginning to settle in. What do you mean there’s only a month left of classes?! There’s so much left to do! However, a great perk about the Retail Management...

/ November 3, 2014