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Retail service change

  1. 1. Retail service provision: how and why is the shopping landscape changing?<br />Key themes:<br />To understand that the provision of goods and retail services changes over time<br />To explain the effect of e-tailing. <br />To explain the rise of ethical shopping.<br />
  2. 2. How haS RETAIL PROVISION CHANGED OVER TIME?<br />
  3. 3. Superstores / Retail Parks<br />Need a lot of space so locate out-of-town<br />Often built on greenfield sites<br />Tend to be near transport points, easy access<br />Often open late or 24/7 every day<br />Impacts on CBD : competition, lose business, traffic patterns change<br />Impacts on suburbs: congestion, noise + air pollution<br />
  4. 4. E-tailing : online shopping<br />How will online shopping change our shopping experiences?<br />How will e-tailing change retail provision?<br />Most brands now available online, e.g. Virgin Megastore, Tesco, Topshop, etc. .<br />
  5. 5. Winners and losers. <br />Which types of shops and services have the most to gain and most to lose from selling goods online? <br />
  6. 6. Clone towns? <br />A clone town is when a town has mostly the same multinational company chains of shops, cafes and restaurants as in other towns and cities<br />Key term: MNC <br />(Multinational Company)<br />
  7. 7. Retail provision change<br />Active Reading<br />Read through the photocopy sheets on changing retail<br />Convert the information into a mind-map / flowchart (include: clone towns, e-tailing, ethical trading, supermarkets, etc.)<br />
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  10. 10. Exam Q<br />Describe two changes in retail provision and how they have affected the quality of life of people. [6marks]<br />
  11. 11. Settlement size vs Retail Provision<br /><ul><li>Use the map
  12. 12. Find different sized settlements on the map (hamlet, village, town, city)
  13. 13. Count how many services are available at each
  14. 14. Make a table to compare what is available where</li></li></ul><li>Exam Q<br />Describe and explain how retail service provision changes with settlement size. [4marks]<br />

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