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  • Songs of Innocenceby Fran Abrams

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2012; US$ 18.94

    As recently as one hundred years ago British children existed in ways now unthinkable; boys as young as eight worked gruelling hours in unlit factories; girls were sold into sexual slavery with dolls still in their grasp; and boys at schools like Rugby and Harrow were brutally trained for their future at the helm of Britain's vast red empire. In Songs... more...

  • A Sprat To Catch A Mackerelby Raymond Ackerman; Pippa de Bruyn; Suzanne Ackerman

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2011; US$ 14.58

    When Raymond Ackerman was fired from his job in 1966, he persuaded a group of friends to loan him the money to buy three small Pick ?n Pay stores, which at the time employed a total of 175 people. On his retirement, 44 years later, he had changed the face of southern African retailing, growing his company to encompass 792 stores in eight countries,... more...

  • Retail Supply Chain Managementby Narendra Agrawal; Stephen A. Smith

    Springer 2009; US$ 149.00

    In the retail environment, characterized by product proliferation, price competition, expectations of service quality, and advances in technology, many organizations are struggling to maintain profitability. This work provides a review of methodologies that address the complex array of these problems. more...

  • The Internationalisation of Retailingby G. Akehurst; Nicholas Alexander

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95

    In this volume, management researchers in the areas of international retailing offer an insight into the mechanisms of the internationalization of retailing. more...

  • The Emergence of Modern Retailing 1750-1950by Gary Akehurst; Nicholas Alexander

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    The history of retail business development is an under-researched area. This book considers the emergence and development of modern retailing from an historical and management perspective in the period 1750-1950, addressing the need for further research and providing examples of current research activity. It considers the early emergence of retail... more...

  • Service Franchisingby Ilan Alon

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 139.00

    Extracts from observations about international franchising from both the scholarly and trade literature. This work contains guidance for franchisors and franchisees in their efforts to achieve success in the global marketplace. more...

  • Franchising Globallyby Professor Ilan Alon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 112.00

    Franchising Globally is first of its kind to examine franchising both from an entrepreneurial and from an international perspective. The book includes theoretical discussions and practical examples of international franchising as well as both micro and macro studies of franchising environments in different parts of the world. more...

  • Winning At Retailby Willard N. Ander; Neil Z. Stern

    Wiley 2010; US$ 42.00

    Praise for Winning At Retail "Winning at Retail offers the most effective strategies available for retailers. At McDonald's, the 'Quick-EST' model is crucial, because being close and convenient to where our customers live, work, and shop helps us create maximum value. If you want to harness your company's strengths to become a leader in your category-and... more...

  • The Art and Science of Computer Assisted Orderingby Barbara Anderson

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 168.00

    CAO is one of the most misunderstood and underutilized weapons available to retailers today. International consultant Barbara Anderson makes clear that in only a limited sense does CAO replace manual ordering. In its full sense it is much more—the optimization of manufacturer, supplier, and retailer distribution to the retail store— based... more...