Retail and Marketing

Retail and International Supply

Dr Pamela Robinson, Lecturer in Global Business Ethics,
Department of Strategy and International Business

An expert in retailing and international supply chains whose research focuses on corporate social responsibility and sustainability in the food and garment sectors. Potential areas to discuss include retail prices, the pressure on global supply contracts of a lower-valued UK currency, international product standards, the common agricultural policy and the growing challenge of an increasing demand for migrant labour in food production in the UK.

Marketing and Consumer Behaviour

Professor Isabelle Szmigin, Professor of Marketing, Deputy Dean of Birmingham Business School,
Department of Marketing

An expert in consumer behaviour, in particular the interface between how consumers, companies and policy makers interact. Her interests include European policy with regards to consumers and regulations around areas such as food content, labelling and EU agreements and protection.