Flashcards in Nature Of Retail Deck (29):
What were the 4 stages of retail in 1960/70?
Corner shops, suburban parades, secondary centre and CBD
If the sphere of influence is small, what is the numbers likely to be?
How has the pyramid changed from 1960/70 to today?
Out of town shopping centre has been added
What is meant by decentralisation?
Shops being to move to the outskirts of towns where land is cheap and is accessible via motorways
When did supermarkets begin to be built?
What did supermarkets develop into?
When did retail parks being to come around?
When did out of town retail centres arise?
What 6 factors have influenced the nature of retail?
•Increased at ownership
What type of sales have increased?
Internet sales and out of town retail centres
When did merry hill open?
When did bluewater open?
When did the metro centre open?
When did the Trafford centre open?
How do you access merry hill?
How do you access bluewater?
How do you access the metro centre?
How do you access the Trafford centre?
How many parking spaces at merry hill?
How many parking spaces at bluewater?
How many parking spaces at the metro centre?
How many parking spaces at the Trafford centre?
How many stores in merry hill?
How many stores at bluewater?
How many stores at the metro centre?
How many stores at the Trafford centre?
What positives occur due to out of town shopping centres?
Source of employment, attracts tourism, built on brown field sites and development along the outskirts of it of town centres
What negatives occur due to out of town shopping centres?
Congestion, declined footfall in the local area and loss of personal identity in local town