Citation Burt S, Sparks L & Teller C (2010) Retailing in the United Kingdom - a synopsis. European Retail Research, 24 (1), pp. 173-194. http://www.european-retail-research.org/
Abstract This paper illustrates the structure of, and trends in, the retail market of the United Kingdom (UK). This industry analysis describes the retail environment compared to continental Europe and considers the regulatory issues which have helped form this retail environment. By using secondary data we describe concentration and consolidation tendencies and explain specific features of the UK retail market. Major trends are identified and discussed, concluding with an outlook on future developments.
Keywords United Kingdom; Retail Structure; Industry Analysis; Retail trade United Kingdom; Industrial productivity History
Journal European Retail Research: Volume 24, Issue 1