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Professor Leigh Sparks

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Article

Stead M, MacKintosh AM, Findlay A, Sparks L, Anderson AS, Barton KL & Eadie D (2017) Impact of a targeted direct marketing price promotion intervention (Buywell) on food-purchasing behaviour by low income consumers: a randomised controlled trial. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 30 (4), pp. 524-533. https://doi.org/10.1111/jhn.12441

Conference Proceeding

Maglaras G, Sparks L & Bourlakis M (2016) Power dynamics and distribution of benefits within supply networks: Insights from the UK grocery network. In: Logistics Research Network Conference 2016, Hull, 07.09.2016-09.09.2016. Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. https://ciltuk.org.uk/AboutUs/ProfessionalSectorsForums/Forums/LogisticsResearchNetwork/LRN2016.aspx

Conference Proceeding

Maglaras G, Bourlakis M & Sparks L (2015) Opportunism in power-imbalanced retailer-supplier relationships: The case of the food supply chain. In: Proceedings of the 18th Conference of the European Association for Education and Research in Commercial Distribution. 18th Conference of the European Association for Education and Research in Commercial Distribution, Rennes, France, 01.07.2015-03.07.2015. Rennes, France: EAERCD. http://eaercd-2015.sciencesconf.org/resource/page/id/24

Conference Paper (unpublished)

Szymoszowskyj A, Winand M, Kolyperas D & Sparks L (2015) Retail Merchandise Strategies of Professional Football Clubs in Scotland. EURAM '15: 15th Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management, Warsaw, Poland, 16.06.2015-20.06.2015. http://2015.euramfullpaper.org/program/search.asp?qs=STIRLING%20UNIVERSITY

Newspaper Article

Sparks L (2015) What is going on at Tesco?. The Conversation. 22.04.2015. https://theconversation.com/what-is-going-on-at-tesco-40673

Article

Sparks L (2010) Supply chain management and retailing. Supply Chain Forum, 11 (4), pp. 4-12. http://www.supplychain-forum.com/article.cfm?num=23&art=192&CFID=10853771&CFTOKEN=97816290

Book Chapter

Kolyperas D & Sparks L (2010) Assessing the Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) on Football Consumers: Which are the Benefits Derived by CSR’s Awareness?. In: Anagnostopoulos C (ed.) International Sport: A Research Synthesis. Athens, Greece: Athens Institute for Education and Research ATINER, pp. 11-30. http://www.atiner.gr/docs/2010Anagnostopoulos_CONT.htm

Book Chapter

Sparks L (2010) Supply chain management and retailing. In: Hamil S & Chadwick S (eds.) Managing Football: An International Perspective. First ed. Oxford, UK: Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, pp. 151-167. http://store.elsevier.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780080949765

Article

Smith DM, Cummins S, Taylor M, Dawson J, Marshall D, Sparks L & Anderson AS (2010) Neighbourhood Food Environment and Area Deprivation: spatial accessibility to grocery stores selling fresh fruit and vegetables in urban and rural settings. International Journal of Epidemiology, 39 (1), pp. 277-284. https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyp221

Article

Awan MU, Raouf A, Ahmad N & Sparks L (2009) Total quality management in developing countries: A case of pharmaceutical wholesale distribution in Pakistan. International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing, 3 (4), pp. 363-380. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?partnerID=yv4JPVwI&eid=2-s2.0-71949115954&md5=908e1686409da8f8d28d391201068954; https://doi.org/10.1108/17506120911006056

Book Chapter

Smith D & Sparks L (2009) Tempertaure Controlled Supply Chains. In: Fernie J & Sparks L (eds.) Logistics and Retail Management. Third ed. London, UK: Kogan Page, pp. 172-188.

Book Chapter

Smith D & Sparks L (2009) Tesco's Supply Chain Management. In: Fernie J & Sparks L (eds.) Logistics and Retail Management. Third ed. London, UK: Kogan Page, pp. 143-171.

Book Chapter

Fernie J & Sparks L (2009) Retail Logistics: Changes and Challenges. In: Fernie J & Sparks L (eds.) Logistics and Retail Management. Third ed. London, UK: Kogan Page, pp. 3-37.

Book Chapter

Sparks L (2009) RFID: Transforming Technology?. In: Fernie J & Sparks L (eds.) Logistics and Retail Management. Third ed. London, UK: Kogan Page, pp. 233-252.

Research Report

Findlay A & Sparks L (2009) Literature Review: policies adopted to support a healthy retail sector and retail led regeneration and the impact of retail on the regeneration of town centres and local high streets. Scottish Government. The Scottish Government, Edinburgh. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/01/12112520/0

Book Chapter

Sparks L (2008) TESCO: Igirisuhatsu supaasutoa no hasya [TESCO: Every Little Helps]. In: Usui K (ed.) Yoroppa no toppu kouri gyo (The history of top retailers in Europe). Yokyo, Japan: Dhobunkun, pp. 51-81.

Book Chapter

Findlay A & Sparks L (2008) Managing and Working in the Food Retail Sector. In: Mulhern M, Beech J & Thompson E (eds.) Scottish Life and Society: A Compendium of Scottish Ethnology, Volume 7: The Working Life of the Scots. First ed. Edinburgh, UK: John Donald (an Imprint of Birlinn Limited), pp. 107-131. http://www.birlinn.co.uk/Scottish-Life-and-Society-The-Working-Life-of-the-Scots-9781904607854.html

Book Chapter

Sparks L (2008) L'impact de la reglementation sur les performances de la distribution et les relations entre les fabricants et les distributeurs au Royaume-Uni. In: Colla E & Vidal F (eds.) Reglementation et commerce en Europe: Les effets de la reglementation sur les strategies et les performances des entreprises. First ed. Paris, France: Vuibert, pp. 31-56. http://www.vuibert.fr/ouvrage-9782711769377-reglementation-et-commerce-en-europe.html

Book Chapter

Sparks L (2008) Retailing. In: Baker M & Hart S (eds.) The Marketing Book. Sixth ed. Oxford, UK: Butterworth-Heinemann/Elsevier, pp. 602-628. http://store.elsevier.com/Butterworth-heinemann/IMP_30/

Book Chapter

Dawson J, Findlay A & Sparks L (2008) International Retailing. In: Dawson J, Findlay A & Sparks L (eds.) The Retailing Reader. First ed. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 342-363. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415356398/

Book Chapter

Dawson J, Findlay A & Sparks L (2008) Retail Strategy and Power. In: Dawson J, Findlay A & Sparks L (eds.) The Retailing Reader. First ed. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 273-288. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415356398/

Book Chapter

Dawson J, Findlay A & Sparks L (2008) Merchandising and Buying. In: Dawson J, Findlay A & Sparks L (eds.) The Retailing Reader. First ed. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 211-233. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415356398/

Book Chapter

Dawson J, Findlay A & Sparks L (2008) Retail Branding and Marketing. In: Dawson J, Findlay A & Sparks L (eds.) The Retailing Reader. First ed. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 101-122. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415356398/

Book Chapter

Dawson J, Findlay A & Sparks L (2008) Consumers and Shoppers. In: Dawson J, Findlay A & Sparks L (eds.) The Retailing Reader. First ed. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 9-27. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415356398/

Commentary

Sparks L (2008) When Tony met Bobby. Environment and Planning A, 40 (12), pp. 2793-2799. http://www.envplan.com/abstract.cgi?id=a41271; https://doi.org/10.1068/a41271

Edited Book

Dawson J, Findlay A & Sparks L (eds.) (2008) The Retailing Reader, First ed. London, UK: Routledge. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415356398/

Book Chapter

Sparks L (2007) sweatyBetty: by women, for women. In: Chadwick S & Arthur D (eds.) International Cases in the Business of Sport. Oxford, UK: Butterworth-Heinemann, pp. 60-72. http://www.elsevier.com/books/international-cases-in-the-business-of-sport/chadwick/978-0-7506-8543-6

Book Chapter

Quinn J & Sparks L (2007) Government Activism and Channel Change. In: Baliamaoune-Lutz M, Nowak A & Steagall J (eds.) Global Economy: Exploring New Capabilities, Volume 3. First ed. Warsaw, Poland: WWZ Elipsa, pp. 163-185.

Research Report

Dawson J, Marshall D, Taylor M, Cummins S, Sparks L & Anderson AS (2007) Accessing Healthy Food: A sentinel mapping study of healthy food retailing in Scotland. The Food Standards Agency Scotland. FSA Research Project, S04005. Food Standards Agency (Scotland), Aberdeen. http://www.food.gov.uk/science/research/devolvedadmins/scotlandresearch/scotlandresearch/ScotlandProjectList/s04005/

Book Chapter

Burt S & Sparks L (2006) ASDA: Wal-Mart in the United Kingdom. In: Brunn S (ed.) Wal-Mart World: The World's Biggest Corporation in the Global Economy. London: Routledge, pp. 243-260. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415951371/

Book Chapter

Burt S & Sparks L (2006) Wal-Mart’s World. In: Brunn S (ed.) Wal-Mart World: The World's Biggest Corporation in the Global Economy. London: Routledge, pp. 27-43. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415951371/

Book Chapter

Sparks L (2006) Sports Goods Retailing. In: Beech J & Chadwick S (eds.) The Marketing of Sport. First ed. Harlow, UK: Pearson Education Ltd, pp. 365-395. http://www.pearsoned.co.uk/bookshop/detail.asp?item=100000000064085

Book Chapter

Sparks L (2006) Distribution Channels and Sports Logistics. In: Beech J & Chadwick S (eds.) The Marketing of Sport. First ed. Harlow, UK: Pearson Education Ltd, pp. 342-364. http://www.pearsoned.co.uk/bookshop/detail.asp?item=100000000064085

Article

Cummins S, Petticrew M, Higgins C, Sparks L & Findlay A (2005) From steam engines to Sunny Delight. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 59 (12), pp. 1034-1034. http://jech.bmj.com/content/59/12/1034.extract

Research Report

Findlay A & Sparks L (2005) Publications on Retail Planning in 2004. National Retail Planning Forum. National Retail Planning Forum. http://www.nrpf.org.uk

Commentary

Palmer M & Sparks L (2004) Investment bank analysts and retail research. Commentary on: Wrigley N, Currah A, Wood S, 2003, Investment bank analysts and knowledge in economic geography, in Environment and Planning A, 35, 381-387. Environment and Planning A, 36 (9), pp. 1521-1528. https://doi.org/10.1068/a3775

Article

Smith A & Sparks L (2004) All About Eve?. Journal of Marketing Management, 20 (3-4), pp. 363-385. https://doi.org/10.1362/026725704323080452

Book Chapter

Smith D & Sparks L (2004) Temperature-controlled supply chains. In: Bourlakis M & Weightman P (eds.) Food Supply Chain Management. First ed. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 179-198. http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1405101687.html

Book Chapter

West M & Sparks L (2004) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems: issues in implementation. In: Fernie J & Sparks L (eds.) Logistics and retail management: insights into current practice and trends from leading experts. Second ed. London, UK: Kogan Page, pp. 209-230.

Book Chapter

Sparks L & Wagner B (2004) Transforming technologies: retail exchanges and RFID. In: Fernie J & Sparks L (eds.) Logistics and retail management: insights into current practice and trends from leading experts. Second ed. London, UK: Kogan Page, pp. 188-208.

Book Chapter

Smith D & Sparks L (2004) Temperature-controlled supply chains. In: Fernie J & Sparks L (eds.) Logistics and retail management: insights into current practice and trends from leading experts. Second ed. London, UK: Kogan Page, pp. 121-137.

Book Chapter

Smith D & Sparks L (2004) Logistics in Tesco: past, present and future. In: Fernie J & Sparks L (eds.) Logistics and retail management: insights into current practice and trends from leading experts. Second ed. London, UK: Kogan Page, pp. 101-120.

Book Chapter

Fernie J & Sparks L (2004) Retail Logistics: changes and challenges. In: Fernie J & Sparks L (eds.) Logistics and retail management: insights into current practice and trends from leading experts. Second ed. London, UK: Kogan Page, pp. 1-25.

Research Report

Findlay A & Sparks L (2004) Publications on Retail Planning in 2003. National Retail Planning Forum. National Retail Planning Forum. http://www.nrpf.org.uk

Book Chapter

Sparks L (2003) Retail Logistics. In: Freathy P (ed.) The retailing book: principles and applications. First ed. Harlow, UK: Prentice Hall/Financial Times, pp. 251-272. http://www.pearsoned.co.uk/bookshop/detail.asp?WT.oss=0273655485&WT.oss_r=1&item=100000000016184

Book Chapter

Burt S & Sparks L (2003) The Internationalisation of Grocery Retailing. In: Freathy P (ed.) The retailing book: principles and applications. First ed. Harlow, UK: Prentice Hall/Financial Times, pp. 31-44. http://www.pearsoned.co.uk/bookshop/detail.asp?WT.oss=0273655485&WT.oss_r=1&item=100000000016184

Book Chapter

Smith A & Sparks L (2003) Making Tracks: Loyalty Cards As Consumer Surveillance. In: Turley D & Brown S (eds.) European Advances in Consumer Research, Volume 6. Association for Consumer Research, pp. 368-373. http://www.acrwebsite.org/search/view-conference-proceedings.aspx?Id=11294

Book Chapter

Burt S & Sparks L (2003) The Retail Context: An Overview. In: Freathy P (ed.) The Retailing Book: principles and applications. Harlow: Pearson Education Limited, pp. 3-30. http://catalogue.pearsoned.co.uk/educator/product/The-Retailing-Book-Principles-and-Applications/9780273655480.page

Book Review

Sparks L (2003) Reading retail: A geographical perspective on retailing and consumption spaces. Review of: Reading Retail: A Geographical Perspective on Retailing and Consumption Spaces, Neil Wrigley and Michelle Lowe, 2002, London: Arnold, 280 pp.; ISBN 0-340-70660-0. Urban Studies, 40 (4), pp. 859-862.

Research Report

Findlay A & Sparks L (2003) Publications on Retail Planning in 2002. National Retail Planning Forum. National Retail Planning Forum. http://www.nrpf.org.uk

Book Chapter

Findlay A & Sparks L (2002) General Introduction: The Domain of Retailing. In: Findlay A & Sparks L (eds.) Retailing: Critical Concepts. First ed. London, UK: Routledge, pp. 1-20. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415087230/

Research Report

Burt S & Sparks L (2002) Competitive Analysis of the Retail Sector in the UK. Department of Trade and Industry. Department of Trade and Industry, London. http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http://www.dti.gov.uk/retail/index.htm

Book Chapter

Sparks L (2001) Issues in Food Retailing in Scotland. In: McCormick J (ed.) Healthy food policy: On Scotland's menu?. Edinburgh, UK: Scottish Council Foundation and Joseph Rowntree Foundation, pp. 32-45.

Research Report

Findlay A & Sparks L (1999) A Bibliography of Retail Planning: with subsequent annual updates for 2000-2002, 2003-2005, 2007-2011 and revised editions in 2002 and 2006 (see http://www.nrpf.org), plus 14 Planning Briefs 2006-2010. National Retail Planning Forum. National Retail Planning Forum, London. http://www.nrpf.org

Research Report

Sparks L (1998) Town Centre Uses in Scotland. Scottish Government. Development Department Research Programme Research Findings, 59. The Scottish Office, Edinburgh. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/1998/12/75aff4b2-b190-4a3c-a6db-f586895779b2

Research Report

Smith A & Sparks L (1997) Retailing and Small Shops. Scottish Government. Development Department Research Programme Research Findings, 40. The Scottish Office, Edinburgh. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/1998/12/af4d44b5-ae93-419f-94de-2d6d2a6d5cba

Article

Freathy P & Sparks L (1995) The employment structure of the Sunday labour market in retailing: a comparative analysis of DIY and grocery superstores in Scotland and in England and Wales. Environment and Planning A, 27 (3), pp. 471-487. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?partnerID=yv4JPVwI&eid=2-s2.0-0028818894&md5=99d120788bd9ff53dc32fd6c919c71ec; https://doi.org/10.1068/a270471

Article

Burt S & Sparks L (1991) Setting standards for car parking provision: the case of retailing. Traffic Engineering and Control, 32 (5), pp. 253-258. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?partnerID=yv4JPVwI&eid=2-s2.0-0025920284&md5=83ce450fca860310a407d1a6cbd940a9

Article

Davies K & Sparks L (1987) Superstore development in Wales. Cambria, 14 (1), pp. 1-16. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?partnerID=yv4JPVwI&eid=2-s2.0-0023487575&md5=92f9bc3df7ae4e503ad44fc1f658ca87

Article

Dawson J & Sparks L (1986) Information provision for retail planning. The Planner: Journal of the Royal Town Planning Institute, 72 (7), pp. 23-26. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?partnerID=yv4JPVwI&eid=2-s2.0-0022858150&md5=c2d1315954a6a379909341773fbb105c

Article

Sparks L & Sumner G (1984) A Microcomputer-based weather station monitoring system. Journal of Microcomputer Applications, 7 (3-4), pp. 233-242. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?partnerID=yv4JPVwI&eid=2-s2.0-48549109245&md5=b702df4b98f4d798b9313fb96fcdabf8; https://doi.org/10.1016/0745-7138%2884%2990054-X

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