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Case Studies in Food Retailing and Distribution aims to close the gap between academic researchers and industry professionals through the presentation of ‘real world’ scenarios and the application of field-based research. The book provides contemporary explorations of food retailing and consumption from various contexts around the globe. Using a case study lens, successful examples of practice are provided and areas for further theoretical investigation are offered. Coverage includes: the impact of retail concentration and the ongoing relevance of independent retailing
Prepared for the European Commission - GDIV, study contract No. IV/98/ETD/078 by Dobson Consulting.
The second volume of case studies designed to complement the book "Food Policy for Developing Countries" by Per Pinstrup-Andersen and Derrill D. Watson II.
This book is devoted to the dynamic development of retailing. The focus is on various strategy concepts adopted by retailing companies and their implementation in practice. This is not a traditional textbook or collection of case studies; it aims to demonstrate the complex and manifold questions of retail management in the form of twenty lessons, where each lesson provides a thematic overview of key issues and illustrates them via a comprehensive case study. The examples are all internationally known retail
The popularity of Supply Chain Management in theory and practice is still increasing. This book provides a unique overview of current research trends and practices in the field from European scholars.
The first volume of case studies designed to complement the textbook "Food Policy for Developing Countries" by Per Pinstrup-Andersen and Derrill D. Watson II.
In this text, experts in the field of retail examine the effects of the contemporary growth in concentration in the European food retailing sector. In particular, the book develops a number of buyer power propositions and builds on the previous work of several of the authors, to consider how the growth of large supermarket chains affects competition in food retailing. The authors outline the theoretical and policy analysis underpinning the work and assess evidence on the size and growth of
This book is the result of research on major European food retailers and aims to describe and analyze these efforts in order to draw lessons, identify problems and opportunities and share knowledge. The book can help marketers and researchers to better understand retailers’ practices in different countries and their impact on consumers.
This innovative book exemplifies the importance of sophisticated and intelligent spatial analysis techniques in dealing with the range of location, distribution and channel management issues which face today's retail and service businesses. Explores some of the trends taking place within the broad consumer-retailing sector, drawing on research undertaken in grocery, supermarket retailing, financial services, travel and leisure in Europe, North America and Australasia Numerous global case studies are used to show keys issues Details how retailers can begin to develop
This book consists of 25 case studies focusing on the human and organizational aspects of a range of applications of information technology. Cases are drawn from manufacturing and financial services, retail and communications businesses, in both the public and private sectors. The cases and the accompanying notes have been written by 39 people who are currently active in these fields.