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Consumer Pod Index

9 EpisodesProduced by UAlberta School of BusinessWebsite

Talking all things business. Produced by the School of Business at the University of Alberta.

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Episode 9: Changes in consumer behaviour

November 15th, 2021


The Alberta School of Business recently spoke Chri Lerohl, ‘12 MBA, and Heather Thomson about the current landscape of consumer behaviour in Canada, …

Episode 8: In Conversation With Nicole and Jen

April 27th, 2021


The Alberta School of Business recently spoke with two alumnae about building a business committed to environmental and social sustainability.

Ep 7: Perspectives on having a platform as Black community leaders

February 16th, 2021


We recently spoke to two Black leaders in our community over Zoom to discuss their time as Black students at the Alberta School of Business, their …

Ep. 6: Using AI in your business

October 4th, 2019


Artificial Intelligence is the future of business. Whether it be oil and gas, agriculture, health care, banking, or retail, big data and machine …

Ep. 5: The value of rumours in tech innovation

July 4th, 2019


Gossip, hearsay and innuendo are an everyday part of life, but as a society we generally frown upon the spread of unverified information. In a new paper examining the dissemination of rumours within the tech sector, …

Ep 4: Fracking and the opaque transparency of self-regulation

June 26th, 2019


A new paper from School of Business professor Joel Gehman examines FracFocus, a non-regulatory online registry purporting to inform North Americans …

Ep 3: Cannabis and the retail market

April 25th, 2019


On October 17, 2018, Canada became only the second country in the world—and the first G7 and G20 nation—to legalize the recreational use of …

Ep 2: Why do women's professional sports leagues fail?

March 27th, 2019


Looking at 21 current and historical women’s leagues in four professional sports (baseball, basketball, soccer, and indoor volleyball), Marvin …

Ep 1: Love and retail—Valentine’s Day trends

March 25th, 2019


Made a decision on what to get your loved one this Valentine’s Day? Or maybe the plan is to “treat yo self,” instead? Listen in as Heather Thomson, …

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