The implications of Wal-Mart's takeover of ASDA

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Steve Burt; Leigh Sparks;
  • Journal: Environment and Planning A,volume 33,issue 8 August,pages1,463-1,487

Wal-Mart is the world's largest retailer. Within the United Kingdom, retailing has generally been considered as a local or national activity. Wal-Mart's purchase of ASDA in 1999 illustrates the global scale of much modern retailing. In this paper we consider the implica... View more
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