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  • They Came for Sandalwoodby Dorothy Shineberg

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 16.99

    Few Pacific history books have stood the test of time as well as They Came for Sandalwood , but Dorothy Shineberg?s book, first published in 1967, has never been bettered. This fascinating account of the sandalwood trade describes the first regular contact between Europeans and the Melanesians of New Caledonia, the Loyalty Islands, and the New Hebrides... more...

  • Chewing Gum in America, 1850-1920by Kerry Segrave

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Americans began chewing gum long before 1850, scraping resin from spruce trees, removing any bits of bark or insects and chewing the finished product. Commercially-made gum was of limited availability and came in three types--tree resin, pretroleum-based paraffin and chicle-based--the latter, a natural latex, ultimately eclipsing its rivals by 1920.... 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...

  • The Evolution of Competitive Strategies in Global Forestry Industriesby Juha-Antti Lamberg; Juha Näsi; Jari Ojala

    Springer 2006; US$ 239.00

    Presents an analysis of the evolution of competitive strategies within the forestry industry. This book aims to contribute to a better understanding of the workings of many manufacturing industries through discussion of the evolutionary development within the pulp and paper industry. 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...

  • Management of Convergence in Innovationby Fredrik Hacklin

    Springer 2007; US$ 179.00

    Throughout the past decade, the phenomenon of technological convergence has increasingly gained managerial attention. In this special form of technological change, the coming-together of previously distinct knowledge bases gives rise to the creation of new applications and business models. When such innovations emerge at the intersection of industries,... more...

  • Travel and Transportationby Jessica Cohn

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 47.94

    In today's dynamic employment scene it is common for professionals to change careers during their working lives. Whether to seek fresh challenges, live a preferred lifestyle, or find a more personally satisfying line of work, more and more people are choosing new and different career paths. Sometimes experienced workers are forced to launch a new... more...