The market share of online shopping is growing rapidly, which has recently caused big problems for traditional shopping chains. But real shops definitely still have a future according to Laurens Sloot, Professor by special appointment of Retail Marketing at the University of Groningen. ‘The rapidly growing opportunities to order online mean we shop differently, and retailers have to adapt to that. They can do that, for example, by offering better service, personal advice, tailored clothing or freshly prepared meals at a sushi bar in a supermarket. The experience is becoming increasingly important. Physical shops really have to add something to what they offer.’
Friday 14 October Professor of International Business Rian Drogendijk will give her inaugural lecture on multinationals and international sustainability strategies. She argues for a varifocal attention when implenting sustainability strategies.
Eugenia Rosca and co-authors Addisu Lashitew, Lydia Bals, Feigao Huang and Wendy Tate have won the Best Paper award at the 14th International Social Innovation Research Conference (ISIRC) held in September in Nova Scotia, Canada. They received the...
The Faculty of Economics and Business looks back on a successful edition of the Annual Conference of the European Trade Study Group (ETSG). FEB hosted the 23rd edition of the conference from 8 to 10 September in Groningen.
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