Retail Lab: Research The Retail Lab assists partner companies in gaining insights into retail research. Research Workshop Representatives from our partner companies are invited to attend the research workshops which deal with currently relevant topics in retailing. Research results will be handed out to participants. Bachelor's- and Master's Theses Retail Lab partners may submit ideas for company-specific Bachelor's-, Master's- and Doctoral theses and topics for student projects (7th and 8th semester students). Theses and projects will be supported by the Institute of Retail Management.