Charles Dennis is a professor of marketing and retailing and Director of Research at Lincoln Business School, Lincoln, UK. His teaching and research area is (e-)retail and consumer behaviour. Charles is a chartered marketer and fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Charles has published in journals such as Journal of Business Research, European Journal of Marketing and Journal of Marketing Management. Books include Marketing the e-Business (1st and 2nd editions; joint-authored with Dr Lisa Harris); e-Retailing (Routledge); and research monograph Objects of Desire: Consumer Behaviour in Shopping Centre Choice (Palgrave). His research into shopping styles has received extensive coverage in the popular media.