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February 2023 – New piece for The Conversation on online retailing (see commentaries tab)
January 2023 – Roll over of some areas for new year, plus The Conversation piece on Christmas trading updates published (see commentaries tab) and main posts
December 2022 – End of year tidying up and re-arrangement, including link to EDAS podcast on places and towns (see presentations tab)
April 2022 -new journal article published (Journal Articles page) on Twenty-One Years of Going Shopping and Marketing History
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- Personal Announcement: FRSE
- A Japanese Eataly? In Singapore?
- Retail change and why we fell in love with supermarkets?
- Grocery Market Shares in Great Britain 1997-2021
- Twenty One Years of UK Grocery Market Share
- UK Grocery Market Share 1997-2019
- Strange Things in Self-Service
- The Buttercup Dairy Company
- Grocery Market Shares in the UK 2020
- What Should We Value about Retailing and Towns and What Should We Do About Them?
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Tag Archives: Place Vandalism
The architectural heritage of Montague Burton’s Art Deco shops
Anyone who follows me on Twitter will, over a number of years, probably have got fed up with pictures of storefronts and ghostsigns. A common theme in this has been the architecture that is being lost – something that this … Continue reading
Posted in Architecture, Art Deco, Burtons, Dublin, Halifax, Heritage, Historic Shops, Hull, Oxford Street, Places, Retail History, Uncategorized, Urban History Tagged Abersytwyth, Architecture, Art Deco, Burtons, Design, Elephants, Foundation Stones, Halifax, Historic Shops, Hull, LaidbyMonty, Place Vandalism, Places, Retail Heritage, Retail History, Streetscapes, Swansea 1 Comment
Departing Stores and Place Vandalism
“Loss of local identity is a powerful factor that can influence the social and economic wellbeing of a town. By preserving the fabric of distinctive historic buildings, particularly those as prominent as former department stores, residents can recover a sense … Continue reading
Posted in Architecture, Buildings, City Centres, Department Stores, Design, Edinburgh, Heritage, High Streets, Historic Shops, Marks and Spencer, Oxford Street, Places, Town Centres, Urban History Tagged Architecture, Buildings, C20 Society, City Centres, Demolition, Department Stores, Design, Edinburgh, Heritage, High Streets, Hull, Jenners, Marks and Spencer, Oxford Street, Place Vandalism, Places, Retailing, Three Ships, Town Centres, Urban History 4 Comments