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Manufacturing industries

  • The Clothing Trade in Provincial England, 1800?1850by Alison Toplis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This detailed study is the first exploration of rural consumption of clothing in early nineteenth-century Britain. Drawing on evidence from a range of sources including newspapers, trade directories, court records, visual sources and surviving garments, Toplis investigates how the apparel of the mass of the British population was acquired. more...

  • Gold Standardby Kym Gold; Sharon Soboil

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99

    Kym Gold?s mantra never settle for a no, always look for a yes? is what led her to co-create True Religion Brand Jeans, a major retail clothing company which she sold for close to a billion dollars in 2013. In Gold Standard, she finally gives her side of the story of how the once fledgling jeans company that nobody wanted, went on to become a giant,... more...

  • Cosmeceuticals and Active Cosmetics, Third Editionby Raja K Sivamani; Jared R. Jagdeo; Peter Elsner; Howard I. Maibach

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 199.95

    Cosmeceuticals and Active Cosmetics discusses the science of nearly two dozen cosmeceuticals used today. This third edition provides ample evidence on specific cosmeceutical substances, their classes of use, skin conditions for which they are used, and points of interest arising from other considerations, such as toxicology and manufacturing. The... more...

  • Strategic Sourcing and Category Managementby Magnus Carlsson

    Kogan Page 2015; US$ 60.00

    Strategic Sourcing and Category Management: Lessons Learned in Ikea looks at how to drive efficient sourcing within organizations through applying the highly successful concepts and methods used in IKEA. more...

  • The Defense Industrial Baseby Dr Nayantara D. Hensel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    The US and international defense industrial sectors have faced many challenges over the last twenty years, including cycles of growth and shrinkage in defense budgets, shifts in strategic defense priorities, and macroeconomic volatility. In the current environment, the defense sector faces a combination of these challenges and must struggle with the... more...

  • Who's Buying Apparelby The New Strategist Editors

    New Strategist Press, LLC 2015; US$ 68.95

    The tenth edition of Who’s Buying Apparel is based on unpublished data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2013 Consumer Expenditure Survey—you can’t get these data online. It examines how much Americans spend on apparel by the demographics that count—age, income, high-income households, household type, race and Hispanic... more...

  • Who's Buying Household Furnishings, Services, and Suppliesby The New Strategist Editors

    New Strategist Press, LLC 2015; US$ 68.95

    The twelfth edition of Who’s Buying Household Furnishings, Services, and Supplies is based on unpublished data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2013 Consumer Expenditure Survey—you can’t get these data online. It examines how much Americans spend on their homes by the demographics that count: age, income, high-income... more...

  • Handbook of Service Businessby John R. Bryson; Peter W. Daniels

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    Service business accounts for more than 75 per cent of the wealth and employment created in most developed market economies. The management and economics of service business is based around selling expertise, knowledge and experiences. This Handbook contributes to on-going debates about the nature of service business and the characteristics of service-led... more...

  • Bestehende Ansätze zu Business Model Innovationenby Daniel Schallmo

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 9.99

    Die Zielsetzung dieses Essentials von Daniel Schallmo ist es, die wichtigsten Ansätze zur Entwicklung von Geschäftsmodellen der Jahre 2000 bis 2009 zu beschreiben. Die vorliegenden Ansätze weisen Unterschiede (z.B. im Detaillierungsgrad, beim Vorgehen und bei den Techniken) auf und es existiert kein vergleichender Überblick derselben. Dazu wendet der... 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...