Colloquium on European research in retailing - 2021

Thursday 15 July 2021 - Friday 16 July 2021
09:00 - 17:00
Sophia Antipolis Campus

The purpose of the colloquium is to bring together scientific researchers on retail issues in Europe to share results and insights - both managerial and scientific.


This year’s special theme: Building Resilience in Retail for the post COVID World - Marketing & Operations Perspectives

We welcome submissions on topics related to retail operations and marketing such as:

  • Retail operations
  • In-store logistics
  • Retail supply chain management
  • Omni-channel operations 
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Retail buying
  • Technology in the retail environment
  • Retail location
  • Distribution management
  • Human resource management in retail
  • Store format development
  • Weather influence on retail
  • Green distribution
  • Shopper marketing
  • International retailing
  • Retail branding
  • Retail pricing
  • In-store/online promotions
  • Last mile logistics
  • Retail service management
  • Retail agglomeration marketing
  • Retail information systems management

Paper submission

Authors may submit a paper in electronic form in pdf in one of two ways:

  • An extended abstract no longer than 1 500 words, 
  • A full paper (<6000 words, included in proceedings only with authors’ authorization).

Selected full papers presented at the CERR will be considered for publication in a special issue of the International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management.

Abstracts and papers should follow the author guidelines on Emerald’s website.

To submit, please register on the colloquium’s website and upload the submission.

Special Doctoral Paper Session: A special track will only include 3-4 papers.
The selected papers will be reviewed. Written and verbal critique will be provided with the aim of helping the doctoral students improve their skills in writing high-value papers.

Important dates

  • March 2, 2021: Submission date of abstracts and full papers:   
  • April 1, 2021 : Notification of acceptance for presentation:   
  • April 15, 2021: Submission of revised abstracts and full papers
  • May 22, 2021: Acceptance of revised abstracts and full papers 
  • June 25, 2021: Deadline for Book of Abstracts, registration and payment of fees

All details are on the colloquium’s web site.

Organising committee

  • Prof. Xavier Brusset | Chair in Supply Chain Management - SKEMA Business School (France)
  • Prof. Christoph Teller | Chair in Retaling and marketing - University of Surrey (United Kingdom)
  • Prof. Marta Frasquet | Marketing and market research - University of Valencia (Spain)
  • Prof. Herbert Kotzab | Chair in Logistics Management - University of Bremen (Germany)

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