Building Resilience in Retail for the Post-COVID World - Marketing & Operations Perspectives

Call for papers for: International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management

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Following upon the conclusion of the 6th CERR 2021 held in Sophia Antipolis on 15-17 July 2021, we invite you to submit a paper to the Special Issue on the following 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 and circular economy
  • 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



Authors may submit a full paper (6000 - 8000 words, including tables, figures, and references) to the special issue of the International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management The papers must follow the author guidelines on Emerald’s website. You must select the Special Issue as titled above at the end of the submission process on ScholarOne:



Closing date of the Special Issue:                                                           October 20th, 2021

Submission of revised full papers approximately around:                       December 15th 2021

Submission of second version of revised paper:                                     March 15th, 2022

Approximate date of final version acceptance:                                       June 1st, 2022

Approximate date of publication of Special Issue online:                       July 15, 2022


Guest Editor

Xavier Brusset, PhD, HDR,

Professor of Supply chain Management

Director of the PRISM Research Centre

SKEMA Business School

5 quai Marcel Dassault, 92150 Suresnes, France

[email protected]