Select Media Mentions

Edmonton Journal, June 27th, 2014. Jasper Avenue landlord wants grocer to replace Sobeys. link

Edmonton Journal, May 13th, 2014. Cineplex puts up big screens in malls to woo consumers. link

CBC Radio, May 6th, 2014. Grocery store landscape changing in Edmonton. link

Calgary Herald April 28th. Frozen merchandise a hot commodity. link

CBC News, April 15th, 2014. Poppy Barley gives the boot to NFL cheerleaders. link

Canadian Press, April 6th, 2014. Grocers heading to 'breaking point' in price war. link

Edmonton Journal, April 4th, 2014. Safeway ditching club card, promising more sale items. link

Globe and Mail, March 6th, 2014, Grocers call for a code of conduct between retailers, suppliers. link

Globe and Mail, March 6th, 2014, These boots are made-to-measure, by Edmonton sisters. link

Edmonton Journal, February 19th, 2014. Co-op food stores make a comeback in Edmonton. link

Edmonton Journal, February 5th, 2014, New interactive Sport Check at WEM lets shoppers work up a sweat before buying. link

Vue Weekly, January 30, 2014, A new way to pay. Bitcoin offers peer-to-peer payment network, but with some risk. link

Toronto Star, January 15, 2014, Sears Canada to cut more than 1600 jobs. link

Edmonton Journal, January 1, 2014, Edmonton's long indoor play season attracts recreation-based business. link

Edmonton Journal, December 5, 2013, Outlet mall a key element of Edmonton International Airport's planned 'aerotropolis. link

Edmonton Journal, November 22, 2013. Samsung touts context with new WEM store. link

CBC News, November 13, 2013. Edmonton dealership exploited naivete, says car buyer. link

Edmonton Journal, October 11, 2013. Tiffany store another jewel in Edmonton's retail setting. link

Calgary Herald, September 14, 2013, 2013. Part time retail jobs work for students. link

Edmonton Journal, August 27, 2013. Microsoft will open permanent store at West Edmonton Mall in October. link

Edmonton Journal, August 22, 2013. New Marshalls in town, round up bargains. link

CBC Morning News, August 21, 2013. Marshalls department store due to open in Edmonton. link

Alberta Primetime CTV2, August 9, 2013. Pushback on potential Verizon deal. link

Calgary Herald, August 8, 2013. Nordstrom's coming to Calgary, so why not Saks? link

CTV News, July 30th, 2013. Bitcoin accepted at a local business. link

iNews 880AM, July 30th, 2013. U of A retail prof see Saks bags in Alberta's future. link

CTV News, July 29th, 2013. HBC looking to buy Saks Fifth Avenue. link

CTV News, July 15th, 2013. Shoppers and Loblaws merge. link

National Post, November 26, 2012. With the opening of its first IKEA, Winnipeg arrives on the world retail scene. link

The Leduc Rep, April 19, 2012. Social media an important tool in election process. link

Science Newsline, March 15, 2012. How do mood and emotional arousal affect consumer choices? link

CBC News, January 12, 2012. Jasper glacier walk targeted by online petition. link

 

Newspaper Columns

Murray, K. B. (2012). Trends in North American Retail. The Edition, Dublin Institute of Technology, November 10th. full article

Murray, K. B. (2012). Selling to the senses: Changing your customers' sensory experience can boost sales. Profitguide.com, October 15th. full article

Murray, K. B. (2011). The importance of retail environments. Commerce News, November 7th. full article

McCollum, A. & Murray, K. B. (2009). Cautious optimism growing among Canadian retailers. National Post, FP Executive, August 4th. full article

Murray, K. B. (2009). Automakers aren't playing games. National Post, FP Executive, January 27 . full article

Murray, K. B. (2008). Old habits die easy. National Post, FP Executive, November 25. full article

Murray, K. B. (2008). Small equals big potential: The value of personal service. National Post, FP Executive, October 28. full article

Murray, K. B. (2006). Free stuff and loyal dogs. National Post, Weekend Post , November 11 . full article

Murray, K. B. (2006). Neuro-Marketing: A peek inside your mind. National Post, Marketing Section, August 18.  full article

Murray, K. B. (2003). Why online buyers don’t shop around. National Post, Business Edge, Advanced Reading Section, July 28.  full article

Murray, K. B. (2003). A match made in cyberspace. National Post, Business Edge, Advanced Reading Section, June 23full article

Murray, K. B. (2003). Pricing outside the box. National Post, Business Edge, Advanced Reading Section, May 20full article