Dr Louise Grimmer is a Senior Lecturer in Marketing and a Retail Researcher at the University of Tasmania.
Louise researches sustainability in retailing, issues management and crisis communications in the context of the retail industry, factors affecting small and independent retailers, and how marketing communications can help retailers grow their firms. Her other research interests are shopping precinct improvement, supermarket and department store retailing, thrift and sustainable shopping, tourism and retailing, and how the digital economy is transforming traditional modes of shopping.
Louise is a Member (and Certified Practising Marketer - CPM) of the Australian Marketing Institute, a Member of the American Marketing Association and a Fellow of the Institute of Place Management.
Louise is regularly sought out for expert comment by local, national and international media outlets and she has published in leading academic journals including Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, Annals of Tourism Research, Journal of Small Business Management and Journal of Consumer Behaviour.