The Economics of the Distributive Trades (RLE Retailing and Distribution)
First published in 1971, The Economics of the Distributive Trades is a comprehensive analysis of all sectors of the British retailing sector, written by the then-head of the Research Department of the John Lewis Partnership. Using economic statistics and modelling, Patrick McAnally examines the the full range of the retailing business, from output to competition, pricing, assortment and transport to location, staff and finance, and in doing so provides an invaluable snapshot of the state of the distributive trades at the end of the Sixties.
First published 1971.
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2 The Output of the Distributive Trades
6 Transport and Storage
7 Location of Shops
8 Economic Use of a Site
10 Use of People
12 Summary in Economists Categories
First Statistical Exhibit Census of Distribution 1966
Second Statistical Exhibit Wholesale Trade Inquiry 1965