Smart Retail Settings


Managing Consumers' Dynamics within the Emerging Smart Retail Settings, Special issue of Technological Forecasting and Social Change; Deadline 28 Feb 2015

The suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

  • understanding consumers behaviour within the new retail settings enriched with smart technologies
  • evolution of consumers behaviour and shift from a traditional retail environment to a smart technology-based one
  • changes in consumers’ dynamics concerning search, comparison, evaluation, consumption and post purchase behaviour, within the new technologies-mediated environment
  • qualitative and quantitative approaches to assess the value of the new shopping experiences influenced by the new technologies
  • strategic design and implementation of smart technologies for business value creation
  • methods and evaluations of retailers’ capacity of absorb smart technologies
  • sustainable evolution of retail practices according to the technology progress

Important Dates

  • First Submission Date – 01 September 2015
  • Submission closing date – 28 February 2016
  • Acceptance due date – 30 April 2016
  • Anticipated date of publication: December 2016

Manuscript submission and any inquiries should be sent by email to the Guest Co-Editors: Eleonora Pantano, Lecturer in Marketing, Middlesex University London, UK (; Constantinos-Vasilios Priporas, Senior Lecturer in Marketing, Middlesex University London, UK (; Charles Dennis, Professor of Marketing and Retailing, Middlesex University London, UK (

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