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International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management back issues
February 1, 1998... International Retailing Nicholas Alexander Blackwell Publishers Ltd Oxford, UK 1997 ISBN 0-63 1-19722-2 This book is an important contribution to the international retailing literature. Not since Stanley Hollanders' Multinational Retailing in 1970, have we had a single authored,...
Retail logistics and merchandising in the USA: current status and requirements in the year 2000.
February 1, 1998... Abstract This study present the results of a survey of senior level retail executives in the USA. Responses provide an indication of retail perceptions surrounding the order fulfillment process. As retailers look ahead toward 2000, technological readiness will drive virtually all...
A transactional approach to global sourcing: application to French food retailers.
February 1, 1998... Abstract Global sourcing is undoubtedly one of the major symbols of current worldwide strategies. Although much has been written on manufacturers' ploys in searching for more competitive and/or reactive foreign suppliers, this is not the case for retailers, surely because retail...
Queues, customer characteristics and policies for managing waiting-lines in supermarkets.
February 1, 1998... Abstract Shoppers leaving four supermarket outlets (two in one of London's most prosperous boroughs and two in London's poorest) were questioned about their attitudes towards having to wait in queues, including express checkout lines. The list of interview questions incorporated items...
Loyalty cards and the revitalisation of the town centre. (retail industry)
February 1, 1998... Abstract The context for this paper is the growth of the out-of-town superstore and the subsequent decline of the town centre. It examines the development of a town centre loyalty card programme, in the town of Leominster and reports on both quantitative and qualitative research...