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:




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.




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