‘All Museums Will Become Department Stores’: The Development and Implications of Retailing at Museums and Heritage Sites

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Larkin, J.;

Museums and heritage sites have provided merchandise for visitors to purchase since their earliest incarnations as public attractions in the 18th century. Despite this longevity scant academic research has been directed towards such activities. However, retailing – form... View more
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