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The Role of Restaurants Within the Retail Industry

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Restaurants have for many years played a major role in the retail industry. It has not mattered whether the retail industry has been located in a high street, or in a shopping mall, the concentration of shops is always accompanied by restaurants both large and small. Shopping can take time and during a visit to […]

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Online Shopping

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Since 1995 a new form of shopping has emerged that has threatened the traditional methods that every household has been practicing for years and that is on-line shopping. This was the year that both Amazon and e-bay were founded, and now people had the opportunity to sit at home and use the world-wide-web to do […]

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The Designer Stores

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The designer stores reflect the size and potential affluence of a shopping area. The term designer store implies that the contents of the store are going to be of the highest quality and those people who choose to shop in these store going to be prepared to pay a healthy amount of money in order […]

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The High Street Prior to Pedestrianisation – Taunton, Somerset

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For years the bustling high street was synonymous of all British towns and cities. Within this central area there were similar shops yet there was still enough space for the town to have such enterprises that reflected the areas own unique culture. In recent years these businesses have been put at high risk. The building […]

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Five Products That Can Be Found All Over the World – Part 2

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Continuing our global journey to see what five products are readily available on all five continents, we look at three more famous brand names that are available in stores from Ethiopia to Peru, and everywhere in between. In part one we focused on Coca Cola and Laughing Cow cheese, but we start this particular blog […]

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The Supermarkets

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Supermarkets have evolved in the 20th and 21st centuries into massive businesses. The original aim of the supermarkets was to supply cut-price food stuffs to its customers, but today the range of goods that are sold is vast and includes all types of products. With department stores now selling food stuffs that is very little […]

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Five Products That Can Be Found All Over the World – Part 1

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Think of all the different markets, supermarkets, corner and department stores around the world selling different brands and goods that are particular to their country. The number of different items runs into the millions, but there are a few consumable ones that you can find literally everywhere. In this blog we uncover five everyday products […]

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Sports Stores

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There are numerous ways that people can shop for sports goods. The market for sports goods is massive and there are a variety of ways that people can purchase the goods that they want. The term sports items can be associated with either clothing that is worn for sports activities, or equipment that is required […]

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Large Department Stores – Part 2

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As societies became more industrialized at the start of the 20th century more and people were now able to afford to be able to shop in the department store. However society was producing different levels of wealth, with the upper classes being able to shop regularly at stores like Harvey Nicholls and Harrods, while the […]

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Large Department Stores – Part 1

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Today department stores contain a number of different sections that that means that most people are able to do the majority of their shopping in one store. The stores have been emerging since the middle of the 19th century when they started to appear in the UK, France and the United States. Department stores became […]

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