Tag: retail

News, research, and other announcements.

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August 31, 2021

Building resilience in the face of COVID-19

Brent McKnight is examining how both sectors — main street and non-profit — are navigating the pandemic and its eventual aftermath.

Canadian grocery-store workers earn low wages compared to their counterparts in Sweden. Why? (The Canadian Press/Jacques Boissinot) middle class worker
July 19, 2021

What Canada can learn from Sweden about creating middle-class retail jobs

Research shows how Canada should expand its middle-class to improve working conditions in sectors like retail.

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December 8, 2020

Dress pants optional

How retailers are dealing with changing consumer habits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Knowledge Labs with Elkafi Hassini
July 29, 2020

Knowledge Labs: In the Know with Elkafi Hassini

This week's In the Know: Professor Elkafi Hassini talks about how the pandemic has impacted retail.