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Explaining the growth of British multiple retailing during the golden age: 1976 - 94


  • Carlo Morelli


The author examines the growth of multiple retailing during the 'golden age' in Britain. The growth of real turnover is used as the dependent variable in a quantitative analysis of the growth in large-scale multiple retailing from 1976 until 1994. The author examines for the first time the determinants of this growth against a variety of supply and demand variables. It is found that the importance given to capital investment in previous studies of the golden age is not justified by the data.

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  • Carlo Morelli, 2004. "Explaining the growth of British multiple retailing during the golden age: 1976 - 94," Environment and Planning A, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 36(4), pages 667-684, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:pio:envira:v:36:y:2004:i:4:p:667-684

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    1. Morelli, Carlo, 2009. "Modern British Retailing in the Late 20th Century: Increasing Value?," SIRE Discussion Papers 2009-59, Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE).

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