Retailing (RLE Retailing and Distribution): Shopping, Society, Space

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Routledge, Oct 2, 2012 - Reference - 200 pages
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This textbook provides an up-to-date, comprehensive and fully integrated treatment of retailing as a) and industry, b) a force shaping social attitudes and contemporary culture, and c) a force for change in modern townscapes. Unlike other texts which focus on specific topics, this book provides a treatment of retailing which will appeal to geographers, economists, planners and social scientists.

First published 1991.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter One Retailing economy and society
11
Chapter Two Marketing and retailing
31
Chapter Three British retailing
45
Chapter Four The geography of supply and demand
65
Chapter Five Shops shopping centres and the built environment
91
Chapter Six The modern consumer
117
Chapter Seven Information and retailing
134
Chapter Eight Green retailing
153
Chapter Nine Conclusions
166
References
175
Index
184
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Frank Harris (1856-1931), born in Ireland of Welsh parents, was a naturalized-American author, editor, journalist, and publisher. He attracted much attention during his life for his irascible, aggressive personality, editorship of famous periodicals, and friendship with the talented and famous. He is remembered mainly for his multiple-volume memoir My Life and Loves, which was banned in countries around the world for its sexual explicitness.

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