David Sobey Centre National Retail Case Competition - Registration Deadline | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

David Sobey Centre National Retail Case Competition - Registration Deadline

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Saint Mary's University


This unique competition provides students with the chance to immerse themselves in real-world challenges faced by retailers today. Teams from across Canada will compete in crafting innovative solutions to address these industry pain points. Students will have the opportunity to engage directly with company executives, gaining invaluable insights and perspectives that will enhance their problem-solving skills.


Here are some key details about the competition:

Case Overview: Students will receive a specially written case, delving into contemporary retail challenges.

Executive Interaction: Teams will have the opportunity to meet with company executives for an in-depth understanding of the problem and to seek clarification.

Innovative Solutions: Teams will ideate and present their best solutions through a video case presentation.

Judging Panel: A distinguished panel of judges will evaluate the video presentations and select top teams to advance.

Grand Finale: The final round involves live virtual presentations to company executives, competing for the coveted grand prize.


- Registration deadline Friday, March 1st, at midnight
- Open to undergraduate students only. Must be at least 3rd year.
- Only open to students attending Canadian universities
- Must have a team of 3-4 people
- Video submissions will be no more than 10min
- Live virtual presentations in the finals will be 15min with 10min Q&A


This competition will not only sharpen students' analytical and problem-solving skills but also provide them with a unique platform to showcase their talents on a national scale.

Additional details and registration can be found here on the competition website

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