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«I [worker] will change industry. I will go to an industry considered more essential and if there are other waves [COVID-19], I will not be caught in a layoff » - Benoit Duguay

Interview with Antoine Trépanier, « Restauration : « un cauchemar » pour recruter à Ottawa avec l'assouplissement des règles », Radio-Canada / ICI Ottawa-Gatineau, 2021-07-13.

Interview with columnist Élisabeth Crête on the « Puisqu'il faut se lever » show hosted by Paul Arcand, broadcasted on 98,5 fm in Montreal May 14 2021. The interview focused on harms of pressure selling.

«With unlimited access to information, consumers' demands have increased: they want to choose their transport, accommodation, activities, according to specific criteria and constant updating» - Benoit Duguay

Interview with Marine Sanclemente, « Les plateformes comme Tripadvisor et Booking contribuent au tourisme de masse », Le Figaro / Voyage, 2021-02-11.

Live interview with host Marie Villeneuve on the « Phare Ouest » show, broadcasted on Radio-Canada's première chaîne in Vancouver January 26 2021. The interview focused on a petition to protect Canada from overseas travel.

« Why do you think stores create a long aisle to the checkouts with unnecessary items? It’s for impulse buying and businesses are counting on it. You have to resist the urge » - Benoit Duguay.

Interview with Anne-Sophie Roy, « Accro aux achats en ligne? 5 trucs pour se contrôler », Le Journal de Montréal, 2021-01-06.


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« This winter, get your adrenaline pumping. Come for an adventure on the exceptional trails of Abitibi-Témiscamingue », proposes Bonjour Quebec,the government's official tourist site, in a Facebook publication.

« I find it curious, to say the least, that a government agency is inviting people from anywhere to go to Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Really, it goes against what [Public Health] is asking » - Benoit Duguay

The promotional message has been seen by thousands of people since December 21. It was withdrawn after phone calls from Le Journal de Montreal.

Interview with Nora T. Lamontagne, « Publicités contradictoires », Le Journal de Montréal, 2021-01-05.

Live interview with host François-David Bernieron the « Avocat à la barre » show, broadcasted on qub radio in Montreal December 27 2020. The interview focused on Boxing Day online during the pandemic and the vagueness surrounding essential products.

«Online commerce will never replace in-store commerce. Shops may be smaller and hold less stock, there will be greater convergence between in-store and digital sales, but stores will always exist » - Benoit Duguay

Interview with Étienne Paré, « Le Boxing Day ne va pas disparaître avec la COVID-19 », Le Journal de Montréal, 2020-12-26.


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«Canadian citizens and permanent residents are advised to avoid all non-essential travel outside of Canada until further notice to limit the spread of COVID-19 » - Government of Canada

In the context of the current pandemic, «this advertising is irresponsible and should be removed » -
Benoit Duguay

Interview with Hugo Duchaine, « Air Transat vante le Sud pour se réunir », Le Journal de Montréal,
2020-12-18.

Live interview with host Kim Bergeron on the « Au coeur du monde » show, broadcasted on Radio-Canada's première chaîne in Gaspésie et Îles-de-la-Madeleine December 14 2020. The interview focused on changing Christmas consumer trends in the context of the pandemic.

Live interview with host Marie-Gabrielle Ménard on the « L'actuel » show, broadcasted on Radio-Canada's première chaîne in Winnipeg DFecember 11 2020. The interview focused on withdrawal of the printed IKEA catalog.

« If the price difference between a local product and its imported equivalent is only 10 to 15%, this may not prevent the consumer from encouraging local purchase. But, in some cases, the price can double, becoming more than what the consumer can pay. » - Benoit Duguay

Interview with Marie-Ève Martel, « Pour un Noël (un peu plus) vert », Le Soleil, 2020-11-29.

Live interview with host Marie Villeneuve on the « Phare Ouest » show, broadcasted on Radio-Canada's première chaîne in Vancouver November 24 2020. The interview focused on the consumer's hidden power publishing comments online.

Live interview with host Geneviève Pettersen on the « Les effrontées » show, broadcasted on qub radio in Montreal December 23 2020. The interview focused on the effect of the pandemic on consumer behavior during the holiday season.

One hour live interview with host Catherine Gauthier on the «Période de questions» show, broadcasted on Radio-Canada's RDI network in Montreal August 20 2020. The question of the day was: «How to revive the vitality of city centers across the country? »

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