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Retailing in Ireland
Edited by Edmund O'Callaghan and Don O'Riordan
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Category(ies): Management
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A unique new book that presents a broad review of the Irish retail sector while delivering unique insights into its operation and the market forces that drive its development.

  • Addresses contemporary retail themes and issues within the following subjects:
    • Marketing and Branding
    • Spatiality
    • Technology
    • Strategy
    • Regulation
    • Economics.

  • Provides an historical overview of the evolution of retailing in Ireland, its heritage brands and the emergence of modern shopping formats.
  • Analyses the productivity and efficiency of Ireland’s distribution model in comparison with international norms.
  • Discusses changing consumer trends and characteristics, analysing their impact on the retail offering.

  • Presents an overview of the internationalisation of the Irish retail sector.

  • Reviews the influence of regulation on retail development in Ireland.

  • Explores the impact of technology on decision-making,including location optimisation, customer targeting and online retailing.
  • Assesses the rise of collaborative independent retail networks and the role of community-based retailing in the future development of the sector.
  • Written by a team of specialist lecturers from the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Written for:

  • Students of retailing at undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • Marketing students taking a specialist retail module
  • Retailing practitioners in Ireland


Author Biography
Edmund O’Callaghan is Head of the Departmentof Retail Management Studies in Dublin Institute of Technology. He has published articles in the Irish Marketing Review, International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, The Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, Checkout, Running Your Business and Business Ireland.

Don O’Riordan is Former Head of the Department of Retail Management Studies in Dublin Institute of Technology. He developed and managed the BSc in Retail and Services Management and the MBS in Retail Management. He has published articles in the International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management and Business & Finance. 

Edmund O’Callaghan is Head of the Department
of Retail Management Studies in Dublin Institute
of Technology. He has published articles in the
Irish Marketing Review, International Journal of
Retail & Distribution Management, The Journal of
Retailing and Consumer Services, Checkout,
Running Your Business and Business Ireland.
Don O’Riordan is Former Head of the Department
of Retail Management Studies in Dublin Institute
of Technology. He developed and managed the
BSc in Retail and Services Management and the
MBS in Retail Management. He has published
articles in the International Journal of Retail &
Distribution Management and Business &Edmund O’Callaghanis Head of the Departmentof Retail Management Studies in Dublin Institute of Technology. He has published articles in the Irish Marketing Review, International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, The Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, Checkout, Running Your Business and Business Ireland.

Don O’Riordan is Former Head of the Department of Retail Management Studies in Dublin Institute of Technology. He developed and managed the BSc in Retail and Services Management and the MBS in Retail Management. He has published articles in the International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management and Business & Finance.



Table of Contents
Introduction

Historical Perspectives

1: The Development of Retailing in Ireland 1900–2010
2: Heritage Retail Brands in Ireland
3: The Evolution of Grocery Retailing in Ireland

Marketing and Brand Perspectives

4: Family Retail Consumption: A Contemporary Perspective
5: Customer Loyalty and Loyalty Programmes
6: Rethinking Community-Based Retailing
7: Building Independent Retailer Brands through Internal Branding

Spatial Perspectives
8: The Expressive Role of Design and Architecture in Building Strong Retail Brands: Communicative Effects in Avoca Retail Stores
9: Retail Design in Ireland – the Genesis of Store Gestalt

Technology Perspectives

10: Internet Retailing in Ireland
11: Multichannel Retailing 

Strategic Perspectives

12: Retail Internationalisation: Prolific Investment Inward but Not Outward
13: Retail Location and the Structure of Market Towns in Ireland

Legal and Regulatory Perspectives

14: Contemporary Retailing:Employment Law Considerations
15: The Planning System and Retail Provision 
16: Regulatory Influences in the Development of the Retail Drinks Sector in Ireland

Economic Perspectives

17: Fit for Purpose: An Analysis of the Competitiveness of Ireland’s Distribution System
18: The Retail Sector in Ireland: Assessing its Performance

Foreword by Senator Fergal Quinn
Historical Perspectives
1: The Development of Retailing in Ireland 1900–2010
2: Heritage Retail Brands in Ireland
3: The Evolution of Grocery Retailing in Ireland
Marketing and Brand Perspectives
4: Family Retail Consumption: A Contemporary
Perspective
5: Customer Loyalty and Loyalty Programmes
6: Rethinking Community-Based Retailing
7: Building Independent Retailer Brands through
Internal Branding
Spatial Perspectives
8: The Expressive Role of Design and Architecture in
Building Strong Retail Brands – the Case of Avoca
9: Retail Design in Ireland – the Genesis of Store
Gestalt
Technological Perspectives
10: Technology in Retail Decision-Making
11: On-line Retailing in Ireland
12: Multi-Channel Retailing
Strategic Perspectives
13: Retail Internationalisation: Prolific Investment
Inward but Not Outward
14: Retail Location and the Structure of the Market
Town in Ireland
Legal and Regulatory Perspectives
15: Contemporary Retailing:
Employment Law Considerations
16: The Planning System and its Influence on Retail
Provision in Ireland
17: Regulatory Influences in the Development
of the Retail Drinks Sector in Ireland
Economic Perspectives
18: Fit for Purpose: Competitiveness Analysis of
Ireland’s Distribution System
19: The Retail Sector in Ireland: Assessing
its


Publication Details
Format Paperback, 288 pages
ISBN 9780717152674
Imprint Gill & Macmillan
Language English
Product Dimensions 234 x 156
Publication Date March 2012



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