Colloquium on European Research in Retailing 2016

Colloquium on European Research in Retailing

From June 2 to June 4, 2016 is organized in Toulouse the third colloquium at the initiative of three European scientific research labs. The objective is to bring together scientific researchers on retail issues in Europe so as to share results and insights both managerial and scientific.

The special topic for this colloquium is:

 The store and the Internet of Things (IoT): retail operations, marketing and beyond

The following themes are also of particular interest:

  Retail operations     Retail patronage
  In-store logistics     Shopper behaviour
  Retail supply chain management     Shopper marketing
  Omni-channel operations     International retailing
  Supplier Relationship Management     Retail branding
  Retail buying     Retail pricing
  Technology in the retail environment     In-store/online promotions
  Retail location     Category management
  Distribution management     Retail service management
  Human resource management in retail     Retail agglomeration marketing
  Store format development     Retail information systems management


This conference will be held on the  premises of the Toulouse Business School in Toulouse, France.
The school is in the heart of the city and a shuttle takes you to the airport in 18 minutes. Toulouse has been crowned for the third year in a row best city in France for students and academia.

Doctoral student competition

A special track for doctoral student papers will be held. This track will be highly competitive, with only 3-4 papers selected for inclusion. The selected papers will be reviewed. Written and verbal critique will be provided with the aim of helping the doctoral student improve his/her skills at preparing a publishable manuscript.

Major dates

Submission date of abstract: January 3rd, February 17th, 2016.

Notification of acceptance for presentation: March 3rd, March 21st, 2016

Submission of revised abstract and full papers: April 15th, 2016

Deadline for Book of Abstract (Registration & Fee): May 25th, 2016

Colloquium: June 2-4, 2016


Please register to upload your abstract.

Organizing Committee


Xavier Brusset, Industrial Organization, Logistics & Technology Department, Toulouse Business School


Herbert Kotzab, Department of Logistics Management, Bremen University




Christoph Teller, The Surrey Business School, University of Surrey




Toulouse Business School



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