Freathy P & Sparks L (1994) Contemporary Developments in Employee Relations in Food Retailing. Service Industries Journal, 14 (4), pp. 499-514. https://doi.org/10.1080/02642069400000053
Over the past decade considerable attention has been focused upon the changing nature of the retail food sector. While some attempts have been made to detail the implications for employee relations, the majority of studies have chosen in-depth qualitative research. While all such study is to be welcomed, it is necessary to place such focused research into the context of sectoral change. This article provides an overview of the major developments within food retailing and details their impact upon contemporary employment relations.
Service Industries Journal: Volume 14, Issue 4