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  • Capital of Discontentby Eric J Hewitt

    The History Press 2014; US$ 15.99

    The Industrial Revolution was a period of exceptional change for the whole of Britain, not only in technology but in law and order as well. However, in Manchester, 'capital of discontent', events related to the Plug Plots, Peterloo and the Chartists created a very real fear of revolution on the streets of England. The new police force became mired... more...

  • Business Strategy and Corporate Governance in the Chinese Consumer Electronics Sectorby Hailan Yang; Stephen Morgan

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 135.00

    This book analyses how China?s firms in the consumer electronics (CE) sector have developed their business strategy and corporate governance during the reform process. The CE sector is one of China?s most important and dynamic manufacturing sectors. As one of the earliest market-oriented sectors after 1978, its experience illustrates the adoption of... more...

  • Industrial Cutting of Textile Materialsby I Vilumsone-Nemes

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 215.00

    A cutting room is a separate area in a clothing manufacturer where garment components are cut out. The accuracy and efficiency of cutting room operations is critical to all subsequent operations and to final garment quality. Drawing on the author?s extensive experience, Industrial cutting of textile materials summarises good practice in cutting room... more...

  • Advances in Yarn Spinning Technologyby C A Lawrence

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 275.00

    This book provides an invaluable single source of information on the advances in yarn spinning technologies. Advanced spinning systems are described and comparisons are made of the properties of the yarns produced, and resultant finished products, with those from conventional systems. Part one provides an introduction to yarn fibre spinning and structure.... more...

  • Advanced Fiber Spinning Technologyby T. Nakajima

    Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 230.00

    Translated from Japanese, this book details some of the most interesting developments of the last few decades in the field of fibre manufacture. Many of these have been the result of intensive study in industry and research institutes in Japan - the country at the forefront of research in fibre spinning technology. more...

  • A New World Map in Textiles and Clothingby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 75.00

    The textile and clothing industries accounted for USD 350 billion or 5.6% of total merchandise exports in 2002. They provide employment for tens of millions of people, primarily in developing countries but things are set to change drastically when new trade rules come into force at the end of 2004. more...

  • Demographic Change And The Fashion Marketby Richard Jones

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    This e-book presents the results of research into a range of these issues in a range of countries as specifically applied to the marketing of apparel. The primary focus is on the issue of age and its influence on purchasing behaviour. more...

  • China textile tradeby Gail Taylor

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    This study focuses on perceptions of registered brands sold in Shanghai. Brand identity has been studied in Western settings; this study expands understanding of brand identity from a Chinese perspective. Chinese shoppers in Shanghai shopping malls were asked to compare US and Chinese brands in a survey about their perceptions of product attributes,... more...

  • Fashion marketingby Anne Marie Doherty

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Research that has considered the problems faced by internationalising retailers has tended to focus upon such dimensions as non-conducive environmental conditions and inferior internal capability, rather than the conflicts that may arise from the partnerships that are formed in order to facilitate the internationalisation of retailer operations. This... more...

  • Techniques for Ensuring PR Coverage in the Regional Mediaby Mike Imeson

    Thorogood Publishing 1998; US$ 180.00

    The regional media are vibrant and growing, attracting bigger and better audiences and producing better programmes and better publications - offering substantial PR opportunities at every level. But opportunities are often missed, partly because the PR industry often underplays the potential impact the regions can have and still considers that national... more...