The retailing industry has undergone revolutionary changes since World War II, such as the rise of large multiple companies, bigger stores, new technologies, and internationalization. This wide-ranging, three-volume collection traces the evolution of the industry from before the Industrial Revolution to the dramatic changes of the 1990s, and its topics include new retailing methods, out-of-town retailing, town-centre management, and the internationalization of the industry. Illustrations, 1facsim., maps, plans
About the Author
John Benson is Professor of History at the University of Wolverhampton. Gareth Shaw is Reader in Geography at the University of Exeter.
- Contributor: John Benson
- Imprint: I.B. Tauris
- ISBN13: 9781860643484
- Number of Pages: 1350
- Packaged Dimensions: 156x234mm
- Format: Hardback
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Release Date: 1998-12-31
- Series: Tauris Industrial Histories
- Binding: Hardback
- Biography: John Benson is Professor of History at the University of Wolverhampton. Gareth Shaw is Reader in Geography at the University of Exeter.