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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95
Reading Retail captures contemporary debates on the geography of retailing and consumption spaces. It is constructed around a series of 'readings' from key works, and is designed to encourage readers to develop a sense of engagement with the rapidly evolving debates in this field. More than 60 edited readings are integrated into the text, providing... more...
- Urban Land Institute 2014; US$ 110.99
This comprehensive book is a practical how-to guide to developing hot retail projects such as lifestyle centers, mixed-use centers, and rehabs of failed malls. Project sizes range from small, ethnic-oriented community centers to major multilevel malls. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
The shopping centre has become an established feature of urban structure over the past thirty years. Development of centres has been rapid and little attempt has been made to consider the development process and the problems caused by it. There is a growing awareness that centres are not always wholly beneficial to their host cities and that some... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
Since the construction of the first fully enclosed shopping center in 1952, the shopping mall has evolved into the heart of many suburban areas across the United States. More than simply a place to purchase goods, this veritable "temple of consumerism" has become a primary place for community and social interaction and an essential element... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67
"...Extraordinary: Gibbs has popped the hood and taken apart the engine of commercial design and development, showing us each individual part and explaining fit, form and function." — Yaromir Steiner , Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Steiner + Associates "...the most comprehensive and expansive book ever written on the subject of Retail... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 46.00 US$ 27.60
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Flagships are the physical apogee of consumerism, places where brand experiences are most defined and interactions with consumers are highly refined. This book marks the first comprehensive study of the concept of the flagship, bringing together a range of scholarly insights from the field, covering issues such as consumerism, areas of consumption... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 59.99
Shopping Malls verbreiten sich massiv. Herrschten lange Zeit suburbane Standorte auf der ?Grünen Wiese? vor, so geht der Trend mittlerweile in die Innenstädte. Ihre Betreiber treten mit dem Anspruch an, die Stadtzentren zu revitalisieren oder gar eine neue Mitte zu schaffen. Shopping Malls sind dabei nicht nur Orte des Konsums. Gerade über die Integration... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 59.99
Das Buch behandelt das Verhältnis von Raumplanung und Immobilienzyklen als Einflussfaktoren auf den Strukturwandel im Einzelhandel. Hauptthese ist, dass - bezogen auf den besonders kritischen Betriebstyp der großflächigen Einkaufszentren - die Raumplanung nur begrenzt wirksam ist. Diese These wurde durch einen vergleichenden Ansatz zwischen zwei Ländern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95
Performing Consumers is an exploration of the way in which brands insinuate themselves into the lives of ordinary people who encounter them at branded superstores. Looking at our performative desire to ?try on? otherness, Maurya Wickstrom employs five American brandscapes to serve as case studies: Ralph Lauren; Niketown; American Girl Place; Disney... more...