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- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 105.98
Shopping Center sind heutzutage für jeden ein gewohnter Anblick, wie selbstverständlich stehen sie in den meisten Städten und befriedigen die Kaufgelüste bequemer Kunden. Shopping Center prägen zunehmend das Stadtbild und gewinnen eine immer größere Bedeutung sowohl in architektonischer und städtebaulicher als auch in wirtschaftlicher und gesellschaftlicher... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2004; US$ 15.00
The author of the international bestseller Why We Buy -- praised by The New York Times as "a book that gives this underrated skill the respect it deserves" -- now takes us to the mall, a place every American has experienced and has an opinion about. Paco Underhill, the Margaret Mead of shopping, has run hundreds of research assignments in... 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 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 145.00
What determines where people shop? Why would shoppers visit one shopping centre rather than another? Developers, backers, planners and Government will wish to estimate the viability of proposed new centres. Developers wish to plan, build and/or improve shopping centres to maximize profitable retail sales and shopper satisfaction. This book explores... 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00
"...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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 38.95
The economic, social and environmental implications of recent changes in retailing constitute significant contemporary issues, which are the focus of this timely book. Retail change deals with the internationalization of retailing, the development of shopping centres in the city and at suburban sites, and the growth of leisure shopping. It provides... more...