Colloquium on European Research in Retailing 2016

Colloquium on European Research in Retailing

The objective of this colloquium is to bring together scientific researchers on retail issues in Europe so as to share results and insights on both managerial and scientific levels.

From June 2 to June 4, 2016 was held in Toulouse the third colloquium at the initiative of three European scientific research labs.

The special topic for this colloquium was:

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

The following themes are also part of the retailing research area:

  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 colloquium was held on the  premises of the Toulouse Business School in Toulouse, France.

The next edition of the colloquium will be held in 2018 in Guildford, near London. It will be hosted by the Surrey Business School of the University of Surrey.

Prepare for the next CERR in 2018 in Guildford

The Surrey Business School will host the next edition of the Colloquium on European Research in Retailing in 2018.

Surrey Business School

Guildford is situated in Surrey, 43 km southwest of Central London, 50 minutes from St Pancras International.

Guildford Cathedral

Book of Abstracts

A book of abstracts of the communications which were made at the CERR 2016  is now available for download from this web site. An ISBN numberhas now been assigned.

Link to the Book of Abstracts with ISBN: here.

Pictures of the event are now available for viewing.

The organizing committee wishes to thank the participants for their very interesting communications and their contributions to the discussions.

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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