This is when an industry does not move to a new location even when changing locational factors suggest that it should do so.
Study Note! At this point you should be able to describe some features that affect the location of material You should also be familiar with some of the features that affected the location of PC Pro and Irish Cement Limited (the information for this is in your books on pg. 308/309 and also on the handout I gave you in class). You should also be able to describe what a footloose industry and industrial inertia mean