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  • Strategic Issues in International Retailingby John Dawson; Roy Larke; Masao Mukoyama

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 59.95

    This important text takes a strategic approach, examining in-depth studies of a variety of retailers and marrying theory with practice to provide comprehensive coverage for students at every level. Illustrating and evaluating the strategies of international retailers, developing concepts and theories that enable an understanding of international... more...

  • Retailisationby Francesca de Châtel; Robin Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95

    Investigates the current state of selling, whether this is groceries, politicians, information or motorcars. Unlike any other phenomenon, retailization reflects the complexity and diffusion of information processes and the media in the online market. The authors explore the all-pervasive nature of retail in the physical world, the virtual world and... more...

  • The Economics of Retailing and Distributionby R.R. Betancourt

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    This book provides a uniform and coherent approach to the analysis of distribution systems in general and retail systems in particular. It develops the fundamentals of retail demand and supply, and demonstrates how the provision of distribution services is a principal determinant of economic outcomes in retail exchanges for both retailers and their... more...

  • Retailing Environments in Developing Countriesby John Dawson; Allan M Findlay; Ronan Paddison

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95

    Retailing in less developed countries can take any number of forms and fulfils a wide range of different needs. As this book shows it is susceptible to cultural as well as to economic forces and it needs to be analysed in terms of both global economic shifts and place-specific social and economic formations. more...

  • Retailing in the European Unionby Stewart Howe

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 78.95

    As retailing becomes increasingly important in global economics, the similarities and differences of retailing from country to country are now more evident. This unique and timely study of retail structures across Europe, gives an insightful overview of the internationalization of retailing and asks important questions regarding the effectiveness... more...

  • Innovation and Dynamics in Japanese Retailingby Hendrik Meyer-Ohle

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 160.00

    Japanese retailing has long been regarded as traditional or even backwards, when in reality it has constantly demonstrated its innovativeness and dynamism. This book highlights these developments by looking at: innovations and underlying driving forces; responses of Japanese retailers to deregulation; increasing competition; changes in consumer behaviour;... more...

  • Performing Consumersby Maurya Wickstrom

    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...

  • Shopportunity!by Kate Newlin

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 15.99

    Today's shopping culture is turning the shopper into a zombie—and the thrill of the hunt into the robotic management of inventory. We are in danger of losing a resonant personal ritual, replaced by the boring habitual. For millions of us, the sizzle of a daily shopping experience has devolved into a relentless acquisition of the okay, available,... more...

  • Wal-Mart Worldby Stanley D. Brunn

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 29.95

    Now that Wal-Mart has conquered the US, can it conquer the world? As Wal-Mart World shows, the corporation is certainly trying. For a number of years, Wal-Mart has been the largest company in the United States. Now, though, it is the largest company in the world. Its global labor practices and outsourcing strategies represent for many what contemporary... more...

  • Retail Strategyby Christine Cuthbertson; Dr Jonathan Reynolds

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 73.95

    The book is made distinctive by the presentation of practitioner insight allied with academic underpinning to create a powerful new framework of unusual breadth and depth. The book communicates contemporary retail thought from the perspectives of both senior international retailers and expert observers. It is structured around four sections: * Section... more...