Category: Students

The Ultimate Reading Week Playlist

Last week we asked you on Facebook and Twitter to give us a hand. After the Grammy’s we all had Sam Smith’s “Stay with Me” stuck in our heads. We thought it would get annoying but it turns out that...

/ February 18, 2015

Expert Corner: Go Local, Think Global

Sweatshops, child labour, and poor working conditions. We have all heard of the negative implications of outsourcing. Then why do retailers continue to manufacture overseas? The answer is simple: the cheaper the labour costs,  and increased profits. While it means...

/ February 16, 2015

Happy Valentine’s Day: Love YOURSELF!

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and love is in the air … and so is the craziness of mid-semester blues here at TRSM. It is a time for you to show your loved ones in your life just how much they...

/ February 13, 2015

Expert Corner: why do consumers like to share?

When a brand declares that it is “eco-friendly”, recycled packaging and the use of organic materials usually comes to mind, which almost always demands for a higher price point. The ‘sharing economy’ (or collaborative consumption) consists of companies that are...

/ February 11, 2015

How To Be Productive During Reading Week

Can you believe it? Next week is reading week! I  can’t believe it … it feels like just yesterday was the start of the term. Part of me is super excited as I can’t wait to have a week off...

/ February 9, 2015

Expert Corner: Are Virtual Fitting Rooms The Solution?

Virtual fitting rooms…will this new technology help in closing the gap between the physical store and online shopping? Many people, like myself, would say that going to the actual store and trying on the clothes is the way to go,...

/ February 6, 2015

TRSM Hosts Their 7th Annual Battle on Bay Conference

The Battle on Bay case competition is an exciting and challenging opportunity for students to take part in. The students learn to analyze real world financial cases and scenarios. These competitions also allow students to enhance their critical thinking and...

/ February 2, 2015

Expert Corner: Social Media Marketing and Careers

Out with the old and in with the new; is this the case with traditional media versus social media? Have we traded in our print and televisions advertisements for Instagram and Twitter? Instagram has 200 million active monthly users, 11.1...

/ January 30, 2015

My Experience As A Direct Entry Student

Nervous, scared and excited… these were only a few of the things I felt as I began my journey from college to university. However, ever since I was in high school I knew that I wanted to complete both an...

/ January 26, 2015

Why Do A Business Related Undergraduate Program?

Deciding what program you want to pursue can be one of the hardest and most important decisions. I know there are high school students that already know exactly what type of career they want to be in and the program...

/ January 22, 2015