Institute of Commercial Management | Qualification Subject

Retail Environment (The)

Main Topics of Study

Main Topics of Study:

  • History, background and development of the retail concept
  • UK and global retailers
  • The effect of retail upon economies
  • Different types of retail operations
  • Independent and niche retailers
  • High street and national chains
  • The changing face of the high street
  • The rise of the shopping mall
  • Out of town retail
  • Survival and other retail strategies

Recommended Reading

Main Text:

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Fernie, Fernie & Moore Principles of Retailing, Butterworth-Heinemann.

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