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Business in Britain in the Twentieth Century: Decline and Renaissance?

Richard Coopey and Peter Lyth (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199226009
eISBN:
9780191710315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226009.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This book brings together chapters from the leading historians of British business. The contributors were asked to consider the renaissance in the British economy during the closing decades of the ... More


Platforms, Productivity, and Politics: Comparative Retail Services in a Digital Age

Bartholomew C. Watson

in The Third Globalization: Can Wealthy Nations Stay Rich in the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917822
eISBN:
9780199332861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917822.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter offers a deep comparative analysis of the retail services sector, which has been completely transformed by information and communications technology (ICT). It traces the development of ... More


Regulating the Retail Sector

Julia Black

in Rules and Regulators

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262947
eISBN:
9780191682421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262947.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The three themes that have strongly influenced the development of regulation in the retail sector are the institutional structure's impact on the process of rule making, specifically the Act on the ... More


The Role of Retail: Chains National, Regional, and Industry Results

Ronald S. Jarmin, Shawn D. Klimek, and Javier Miranda

in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter addresses the entry and exit of establishments and firms in the U.S. retail sector based on analysis of the Census Bureau's newly developed Longitudinal Business Database (LBD). It ... More


Union Campaigns against Precarious Work in the Retail Sector of Estonia, Poland, and Slovenia

Adam Mrozowicki, Branko Bembič, Kairit Kall, Małgorzata Maciejewska, and Miroslav Stanojević

in Reconstructing Solidarity: Labour Unions, Precarious Work, and the Politics of Institutional Change in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198791843
eISBN:
9780191834110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791843.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter studies trade union responses to the precarization of work in the retail sector in three post-socialist East European countries: Estonia, Poland, and Slovenia. The aim of the chapter is ... More


The voluntary spaces of charity shops: workplaces or domestic spaces?

Liz Parsons

in Landscapes of voluntarism: New spaces of health, welfare and governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346322
eISBN:
9781447302650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346322.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Over the past 10 years, the charity retail sector has experienced a raft of organisational changes moving from a set of locally coordinated operations managed entirely on voluntary effort, to a ... More


Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Firms

Rajat Acharyya and Saibal Kar

in International Trade and Economic Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199672851
eISBN:
9780191783081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672851.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The capacious literature on foreign direct investment reveals that among many other important issues, growth and welfare implications for the developing countries in general have perhaps taken a ... More


Women’s History and the Sears Case

Ruth Milkman

in On Gender, Labor, and Inequality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040320
eISBN:
9780252098581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040320.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores the dynamics of job segregation by gender as well as the social and cultural construction of boundaries between “male” and “female” work in the retail sector. More specifically, ... More


Houses, food, clothes

Caitriona Clear

in Social Change and Everyday Life in Ireland, 1850-1922

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074370
eISBN:
9781781700693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074370.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

Accommodation, clothing and diet all changed significantly over the seventy-year period considered in this study. Housing improved overall. The various new housing initiatives from the 1860s helped ... More


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