The material included in this set draws on international sources from the 1950s to the present day, to provide an invaluable collection on retailing. The collection is arranged as follows: Volume 1: The Evolution and Development of Retailing represents a history of the field covering the development of retailing, its critical formats and ethical developments. Volume 2: The Environments for Retailing is concerned with the environments within which retailing has to operate and, as such, covers material on the physical, financial and property support base for retailing as well as the consumer environments, public policy and legislative frameworks. The emphasis of this volume is on ways in which the actions of retailing are constrained or enhanced by the environment. Volume 3, Part I: Retail Practices and Operations focuses on management, the development of retail strategies and the detailed practices of retail operations. Includes concerns in retail marketing and retail logistics Volume 3, Part II: follows from Volume Three, Part I, continuing the themes of management, strategy and operations. Volume 4: Comparative and International Retailing covers a range of markets: US, Europe, Japan as well as South East Asia, Africa and South America. It considers the notion of international and global markets and points to the growing importance of the Internet. The set is fully indexed and includes a general introduction by the editors outlining the current characteristics of the retailing field, which is further supplemented by thematic introductions to individual volumes.
Anne M. Findlay
, Leigh Sparks
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Series: Critical Concepts S.
11 October 2001
Professional and scholarly
Volume 1: The Evolution and Development of Retailing - Background, Development, Theory The Study of Retailing: Research Agendas 1. J.A. Dawson Retailing at Century End: Some Challenges for Management and Research, International Review of Retail Distribution and Consumer Research  2. A. F. Doody and W. R. Davidson Next Revolution in Retailing Harvard Business Review  3. S. Hollander A Rearview Mirror Might Help Us Drive Forward - a Call for More Historical Studies in Retailing Journal of Retailing  4. J. Jefferys The Distributive Trades in the Second World War and the Post War Years 1939-1950: and Suggestions as to Future Trends Retail Trading in Britain  5. M. Mayer 1949-1989: Retail Reflections Journal of Retailing  6. M. P. McNair Trends in Large Scale Retailing Harvard Business Review  7. R. Savitt Looking Back to See Ahead - Writing the History of American Retailing Journal of Retailing  Theories of Retail Change a) Paradigms and their Influence on Retailing 8. S. Brown Postmodernism, the Wheel of Retailing and Will to Power International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research  9. L. Crewe and M. Lowe Gap on the Map? Towards a Geography of Consumption and Identity Environment and Planning  10. K. Ducatel and N. Blomley Rethinking Retail Capital International Journal of Urban and Regional Research  b)Macro Theories of Retail Development 11. S. Brown Institutional Change in Retailing: a Review and Synthesis European Journal of Marketing  12. E. W. Cundiff Concepts in Comparative Retailing Journal of Marketing  13. W. Davidson, A. Bates and S. Bass The Retail Life Cycle Harvard Business Review  14. K. Davies Applying Evolutionary Models to the Retail Sector International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research  15. W. Etgar The Retailing Ecology Model: a Comprehensive Model of Retail Change Research in Marketing  16. S.C. Hollander The Wheel of Retailing Journal of Marketing  17. S. C. Hollander Notes on the Retail Accordion Journal of Retailing  18. R. Markin and C. Duncan The Transformation of Retail Institutions: Beyond the Wheel of Retailing and Life Cycle Theories Journal of Macromarketing  c) Location Modelling 19. M. Batty Reilly's Challenge: New Laws of Retail Gravitation which Define Systems of Central Places Environment and Planning  20. S. Brown Retail Location Theory - the Legacy of Hotelling, Harold Journal of Retailing  21. S. Brown Retail Location at the Micro-Scale: Inven
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