Is small social? Understanding the social and economic importance of convenience stores

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The article discusses the project of British Association of Convenience Stores and the Oxford Institute of Retail Management, which is designed to conduct new research aimed at assessing the role of small retail businesses with the British communities, helping in policy debate and integrating best practice in community retailing. It shows how to address the gaps in understanding the social roles of convenience stores. It includes case studies of five community and convenience stores in England.

Period01 Dec 2012

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  • TitleIs small social? Understanding the social and economic importance of convenience stores, Retail Digest; Winter2012, p24
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletRetail Digest
    Media typePrint
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date01/12/2012
    DescriptionThe article discusses the project of British Association of Convenience Stores and the Oxford Institute of Retail Management, which is designed to conduct new research aimed at assessing the role of small retail businesses with the British communities, helping in policy debate and integrating best practice in community retailing. It shows how to address the gaps in understanding the social roles of convenience stores. It includes case studies of five community and convenience stores in England.
    Producer/AuthorHastings, T; Reynolds, J
    URLconnection.ebscohost.com/c/articles/88012694/small-social-understanding-social-economic-importance-convenience-stores
    PersonsThomas Hastings, Jonathan Reynolds