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dc.contributor.authorHallsworth, Alan-
dc.contributor.authorde, Kervenoael Ronan-
dc.contributor.authorElms, Jonathan-
dc.contributor.authorCanning, Catherine-
dc.date.accessioned2013-08-04T23:46:10Z-
dc.date.available2013-08-04T23:46:10Z-
dc.date.issued2010-02-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/2481-
dc.description.abstractThis paper considers the changing scope of research into UK food superstores over a 30-year period. Rather than catalogue changing market shares by format, we seek instead to show how change links to national policy agendas. Academic research has evolved to address the growing complexities of the social, technological, economic and political impacts of the superstore format. We exemplify this by tracing the progression of retail change in Portsmouth, Hampshire, over 30 years. We discover that academic research can conflict with the preconceptions of some public policymakers. The position is exacerbated by a progressive decline in public information – and a commensurate rise in factual data held by commercial data companies – that leaves policymakers with a choice of which data to believe. This casts a shadow over the objectivity of macro-policy as currently formulated. Concerns currently arise because the UK Competition Commission (2008 but ongoing) starts each inquiry afresh with a search for recent data. Furthermore, it has recently called for changes to retail planning – the very arena in which UK superstore research commenced.en_UK
dc.language.isoen-
dc.publisherTaylor & Francis (Routledge)-
dc.relationHallsworth A, de Kervenoael R, Elms J & Canning C (2010) The food superstore revolution: changing times, changing research agendas in the UK, International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, 20 (1), pp. 135-146.-
dc.rightsPublished in the International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research by Taylor & Francis (Routledge).; This is an electronic version of an article published in the International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, Volume 20, Issue 1, February 2010, pp. 135 - 146. The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research is available online at: http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=0959-3969&volume=20&issue=1&spage=135-
dc.subjectSuperstoresen_UK
dc.subjectLong term changeen_UK
dc.subjectchoiceen_UK
dc.subjectpolicyen_UK
dc.subjectmethodologyen_UK
dc.titleThe food superstore revolution: changing times, changing research agendas in the UKen_UK
dc.title.alternativeThe food superstore revolution: changing times, changing research agendas in the UK-
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.rights.embargodate2011-08-31T00:00:00Z-
dc.rights.embargoreasonPublisher conditions require an 18 month embargo.-
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09593960903498276-
dc.citation.jtitleInternational Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research-
dc.citation.issn0959-3969-
dc.citation.volume20-
dc.citation.issue1-
dc.citation.spage135-
dc.citation.epage146-
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublished-
dc.citation.peerreviewedRefereed-
dc.type.statusPost-print (author final draft post-refereeing)-
dc.author.emailj.r.elms@stir.ac.uk-
dc.citation.date18/02/2010-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Surrey-
dc.contributor.affiliationSabanci University-
dc.contributor.affiliationMarketing and Retail Division-
dc.contributor.affiliationGlasgow Caledonian University-
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