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Logistics and Retail Management

Logistics and Retail Management

Emerging Issues and New Challenges in the Retail Supply Chain

John Fernie, Leigh Sparks

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Reflect on the changing needs of the global marketplace and respond to challenges faced by retailers with this collection of key developments in supply chain management in retail.

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About the book

The 21st century has witnessed important changes in retail logistics. Supply chain managers are presented with key challenges as retailers have recognised the strategic role that supply chains play in cost reduction and customer service. The 4th edition of Logistics and Retail Management has been substantially updated to take account of these recent developments in retail logistics.

Logistics and Retail Management provides the most up-to-date thinking in retail supply chain management, reflecting the changing needs of the global marketplace and the challenges faced by retailers in the 21st century. With contributions from acclaimed academics and practitioners, it covers global logistics, fashion logistics, e-logistics and green supply chains. The 4th edition features brand new chapters on supply chain management in international fashion and corporate social responsibility in the textile supply chain.


Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: Retail logistics: changes and challenges – John Fernie and Leigh Sparks;
    • Chapter - 02: Relationships in the supply chain – John Fernie;
    • Chapter - 03: The internationalization of the retail supply chain – John Fernie;
    • Chapter - 04: The international fashion supply chain and corporate social responsibility – Patsy Perry, John Fernie and Steve Wood;
    • Chapter - 05: The footwear supply chain: the case of Schuh – John Fernie and Colin Temple;
    • Chapter - 06: Supply chain strategy in the fashion and luxury industry – Alessandro Brun and Cecilia Castelli;
    • Chapter - 07: Tesco’s supply chain management – Leigh Sparks;
    • Chapter - 08: On-shelf availability in UK retailing – John Fernie and David B Grant;
    • Chapter - 09: The development of e-tail logistics – John Fernie, Suzanne Fernie and Alan McKinnon;
    • Chapter - 10: The greening of retail logistics – Alan McKinnon and Julia Edwards



Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749468231
  • Edition: 4
  • Published: 3rd April 2014
  • Paperback
  • Format: 234x156
  • 280 pages

About the Author

John Fernie is Emeritus Professor of Retail Marketing at Heriot-Watt University. He has written and contributed to numerous textbooks and papers on retail management, especially in the field of retail logistics. He is editor of the International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management.

Leigh Sparks is Professor of Retail Studies at the Institute for Retail Studies, University of Stirling. He is editor of the leading European retail journal (The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research), and is on the editorial boards of several leading marketing and business journals.


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