Marion Garnier completed her PhD in Marketing in 2006 at Pierre Mendès-France Grenoble II University, France. She also graduated for the Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches in 2014 at Lille II University, France. She has broad-ranging interests in the area of online marketing, including more specifically: the use of avatars and virtual agents for marketing; virtual experience ; online consumption experience; interactions between physical and digital and in-store technologies ; gamification ; usability and marketing; evolutions of consumer behaviors due to Internet; e-consumer productivity; search engine and free websites marketing; and relational marketing online and in traditional retailing. She is also developing research on consumer behavior and more especially on gender, subcultures and consumption. She has published in Recherche et Applications en Marketing, Information & Management, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, in the International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising, Journal of Marketing Management, Management et Avenir, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, and in international and national academic conference proceedings (Advances in Consumer Research, Association Française de Marketing, EMAC and Academy of Marketing).