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Case Studies in Food Retailing and Distribution. Woodhead Publishing Series in Consumer Science and Strategic Marketing

  • Book

  • November 2018
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 4519314

Case Studies in Food Retailing and Distribution aims to close the gap between academic researchers and industry professionals through the presentation of 'real world' scenarios and the application of field-based research. The book provides contemporary explorations of food retailing and consumption from various contexts around the globe.

Using a case study lens, successful examples of practice are provided and areas for further theoretical investigation are offered.

Coverage includes:

  • the impact of retail concentration and the ongoing relevance of independent retailing
  • how social forces impact upon food retailing and consumption
  • trends in organic food retailing and distribution
  • discussion of how wellbeing and sustainability have impacted the sector
  • perspectives on the future of food retailing and distribution

This book is a volume in the Consumer Science and Strategic Marketing series.

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Table of Contents

Case Studies in Food Retailing and Distribution The changing nature of food retailing and distribution: using one case to understand many John Byrom and Dominic Medway 1. Community building strategies of independent co-operative food retailers Morven G. McEachern and Gary Warnaby 2. Disrupting the giants: How independent grocers respond to the supermarket duopoly in Tasmania, Australia Louise Grimmer 3. The effect of concentration of retail power on specialist knowledge of retail staff in the food and beverage sector: A case study of wine retail Rosemarie Neuninger 4. TazeDirekt.com: Branding charm or operational basics? Selcen Ozturkcan and Deniz Tuncalp 5. Factors influencing consumers' supermarket visitation in developing economies: The case of Ghana Schmidt Helmut Dadzie and Felix Adamu Nandonde 6. The home as a consumption space: promoting social eating Donatella Privitera and Rebecca Abushena 7. Supply chain analysis of farm-to-restaurant sales: A comparative study in Vancouver and Christchurch Hiran Roy, C. Michael Hall and Paul Ballantine 8. The New Institutional Economics (NIE) approach to Geographical Indication (GI) supply chains: A case study from Turkey Pelin Bicen and Alan J. Malter 9. Patanjali Ayurved Limited: Driving the Ayurvedic food product market Sujo Thomas, Abhishek and Sanket Vatavwala 10. Organic innovation: The growing importance of private label products in the US Xiaojin Wang, KATHRYN Boys and Neal H. Hooker 11. Food retailing: Malaysian retailers' perception of and attitude towards organic certification Muhammad Azman Ibrahim, C. Michael Hall and Paul Ballantine 12. Inclusive food distribution networks in subsistence markets Marcos Ferreira Santos and Andres Alberto Barrios Fajardo 13. Food, health and data: Developing transformative food retailing Hannu Saarijärvi, Leigh Sparks and Sonja Lahtinen 14. Building consumer trust and satisfaction through sustainable business practices with organic supermarkets: The case of Alnatura Adrienne Steffen and Susanne Doppler 15. Spices of the future: Forecasting the future of food retailing and distribution with patent analysis techniques Daniel Boller and Johanna F. Gollnhofer 16. (No) time to cook: Promoting meal-kits to the time-poor consumer Beverley Hill and Sarah Maddock 17. Supermarkets, television cooking shows and integrated advertising: New approaches to strategic marketing and consumer engagement Michelle Phillipov 18. Premium Private Labels (PPLs): From food products to concept stores Elisa Martinelli, Francesca De Canio and Gianluca Marchi


John Byrom Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK. Dr John Byrom is Lecturer in Marketing at the University of Manchester, UK. Reflecting his academic background in geography and marketing, John's research interests are concerned with the relationships that exist between organizations/consumers and their broader environments. The context for much of this research has been the retail sector and includes studies of locational planning, independent retailing and retail history. He has extensive experience of teaching and learning, research, consultancy and administration in Business School settings. He has published over 25 refereed journal articles and numerous conference papers and book chapters. His work has appeared in Cities, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Small Business Management, and Marketing Theory, amongst others. Dominic Medway Institute of Place Management, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Professor Dominic Medway is Professor of Marketing and Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He is an international authority on place marketing and management and his original work in this area began in the mid-1990s when he was part of a team of academics looking at the emergent topic of town centre management within the UK. His work has since continued to examine the complex interactions between places, spaces, and those who produce, manage and consume them, reflecting his academic background in geography. Recently completed studies have addressed issues such as stakeholder interaction in urban place partnerships, how litter affects people's perceptions of space and crime, and the potential role of smell in the marketing of places. Dominic is the Academic Editor of the Journal of Place Management and Development, ranked 9th out of 122 Urban Studies journals in Scopus in 2016. His own work can be followed in a number of leading academic journals, including: Environment and Planning A, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Environmental Psychology, Cities, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Business Research, Marketing Theory and Tourism Management.