Membership

What are the benefits of becoming a member?

We are focussed on developing the best practice in the industry founded upon cutting edge topical research, as a member, you will get to shape, learn and participate in the research agenda.
We have four meetings a year, they are highly interactive and hosted by a retailer or manufacturer, where you will get the chance to see and learn about their operations to fight shrink and promote great on shelf availability, as a member you will have an open invitation to attend any of the team meetings.
We aspire to be THE thought leaders in shrinkage management, our group is made up of leading academics and the very best shrink experts in Europe, as a member, you will have access to this experience rich network, the latest reports and research and the tools & techniques being developed.

As Sir Terry Leahy once said of this group, “in the hands of the consultants, this knowledge would be worth millions, but to ECR members, it’s free”

How do I become a member?

Simply register, the membership is open to any new or seasoned professional shrink or on-shelf availability enthusiast, from any manufacturer or retailer - small, medium and large - from anywhere in Europe. It’s free - we do not charge membership fees!
If you would like to register, please email:

John Fonteijn (Chairman)