In The News

I contribute regularly to local and national TV and radio programs, as well as select interviews for print and online media.

 

I can be reached for comment at:

 

Email: kyle.murray@ualberta.ca

 

Phone: 1.780.248.1091

 

I also write a monthly column for Alberta Venture.

Select recent print media mentions:

 

University of Alberta News, April 11th, 2017. Marijuana market likely to be highly competitive. link

 

University of Alberta News, March 16th, 2017. Boredom makes us vulnerable to banks' sales tactics. link

 

Edmonton Journal, January 14th, 2017. Video baristas latest attempt to lure more Canadians to drive-thru windows. link

 

Independent Retailer, December 8th, 2016. Omnichannel retailing - What works? link

 

Global News, November 25th, 2016. Black Friday frenzy in Edmonton as shoppers seek early deals. link

 

Independent Retailer, November 10th, 2016. Store environment: Your customer is key. link

 

Retail Touch Points, October 25th, 2016. Managing customer relationships in today's hypercompetitive retail environment. link

 

Alberta Venture, October 11th, 2016. How are luxury markets faring in Alberta's downturn. link

 

Retail Tech Podcast, October 2016. The American Retail Value Proposition. link

 

Alberta School of Business, June 14th, 2016. Hacking Willpower: The Psychology of Consumer Behaviour. link

 

Alberta Venture, April 21st, 2016. As Cold-fX makers defend the brand in court, its creator sells a new product. link

 

Alberta Venture, April 7th, 2016. Should "plus-size" clothing stores like Adition Elle embrace the "fat" label? link

 

Metro News, February 10th, 2016. Valentine's Day opens hearts and wallets. link

 

Huffington Post, January 19th, 2016. Alberta food deserts: Calgary, Edmonton lacking healthy food access, study says. link

 

Edmonton Journal, January 12th, 2016. Planet Organic gets more space in new Edmonton store across the street. link

 

Calgary Herald, November 26th, 2015. Tips for Calgary bargain-hunters heading out on Black-Friday. link

 

Edmonton Journal, November 23rd, 2015. West Edmonton Mall's Europa Boulevard to become luxury destination. link

 

Edmonton Journal, November 9th, 2015. West Edmonton Mall dolls up with American Girl shop. link

 

Retail News, October 12th, 2015. The recipe for success in retail. link

 

Edmonton Journal, October 8th, 2015. Edmonton first Canadian market to get new McDonald's concept. link

 

Alberta Venture, October 1st, 2015. Nightmare in a strip mall: Live-action escape games hit Edmonton. link

 

CTV News, June 3, 2015. Massive Canadian Tire store opening. link

 

Edmonton Journal, April 28, 2015. The three surviving Edmonton Future Shops reopen while turning over to Best Buy brand.

 

St. Albert Gazette, April 1, 2015. Future Shop location to reopen as Best Buy. link

 

CBC News, March 4, 2015. Air Canada refunds couple $5,300 for reservation mix-up. link

 

Global News, January 29th, 2015. Popular locally-owned toy store set to close up shop. link

 

National Post, Financial Post, January 28th, 2015. 'We have all seen this before.' In Calgary, end of the oil boom has yet to sink in. link

 

Edmonton Journal, January 26th, 2015. Cineplex to launch arcade and live-entertainment complex in Edmonton.

 

St. Albert Gazette, January 17th, 2015. St. Albert loses Target. link

 

Edmonton Journal, January 16th, 2015. Target's closure leaves malls scrambling, shoppers shrugging.

 

Edmonton Journal, January 14th, 2015. Business groups not buying an Alberta sales tax.

 

 

KYLE.MURRAY@UALBERTA.CA

+1 780.248.1091

2-32K BUSINESS BUILDING, UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA,
EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA  T6G 2R6

 

KYLE.MURRAY@UALBERTA.CA

+1 780.248.1091

 

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA,
EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA  T6G 2R6