Contracts

The use of Internet in franchise chains (2015-2016). Nine-months research project funded by the Center in Franchising, Retail & Service Chains (“Chaire Franchise & Commerce en Réseau”), Principal Investigator.

E-recruitment of franchise candidates (2014-2015). Nine-months research project funded by the Center in Franchising, Retail & Service Chains (“Chaire Franchise & Commerce en Réseau”), Principal Investigator.

Resale Prices in Franchising: Practices and Issues (2013-2014). Nine-months research project funded by the Center in Franchising, Retail & Service Chains (“Chaire Franchise & Commerce en Réseau”), Principal Investigator.

European Commission regulation, its consequences on practices, conflicts and performance in franchising: a multidisciplinary and international approach (2012-2016), four-year research project funded by the French National Research Agency (“ANR Programme Blanc”), Principal Investigator.

European Commission legislation, its consequences on the use of Internet in franchise networks: A focus on conflicts and performance (2013-2014), one-year research project funded by the Human Sciences Institute in Brittany (MSHB), Principal Investigator.

European commission regulation, its consequences on the use of Internet in franchise networks in terms of conflicts and performance (2012-2013), two-year research project funded by the Human Sciences Institute of Paris Nord (MSH Paris Nord), Principal Investigator.

The impact of the organizational form (franchising versus company-ownership) of hotels on customers satisfaction: Insights from TripAdvisor and plural form hotel chains (2012-2013), one-year research project funded by the Armorican Mole for Research on the Information Society and Uses of the Internet (M@rsouin), Principal Investigator.

The beginning of the franchise relationship: Process and determinants (2011-2012), Fifteen-month research project funded by the French Franchise Federation (FFF), with a presentation at the MEDEF – leading network of entrepreneurs in France, Paris, France, Co-Principal Investigator.

The impact of the new anti-trust law (Commission Regulation (EU) No. 330/2010 of 20 April 2010 on the application of Article 101(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union to categories of vertical agreements and concerted practices) and of the Guidelines on Vertical Restraints (Text with EEA relevance – 2010/C 130/01) on the practices and conflicts within the franchise chains: A double approach (Business and Law) (2011-2013), three-year research project funded by the Human Sciences Institute in Brittany (MSHB), Principal Investigator.

Antecedents as well as business, managerial and performance outcomes of the plural form in franchising networks (2009-2012), four-year research project funded by the French National Research Agency (“ANR Programme Blanc”), Principal Investigator.

What are the know-how that are sources of a competitive advantage in franchising? (2008-2009), one-year research project funded by the French Franchise Federation (FFF), with a presentation at the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Employment, Paris, France, Co-Principal Investigator.

Hypermarkets and their relationships with the customers (2007), one-year research project funded by a private company in the retail sector, Co-Investigator.

Knowledge Management in the franchise sector (2005-2006), one-year research project funded by the French Franchise Federation (FFF), with a presentation at the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Employment, Paris, France, Principal Investigator.

Modelling store sales and customer cost analysis, and marketing investment optimization (2004-2005), two-year research project funded by a private firm in the Cash and Carry sector, Co-Investigator.

Interactions between strategic and location choices with an application to the franchise networks (2003), one-year research project funded by the GDR 2543 ASPE (Spatial Effects of the Economic Phenomena), Co-Investigator.

Optimization of the plural form in franchise networks: Proposition of a decision support model (2001-2002), one-year research project funded by the French Franchise Federation, Co-Investigator.