This title was first published in 2000:  Part 1 Shifting patterns of retailing - a journey to and through the "golden age": highlights of the earlier history; the post-war decades - the '50s, '60s and '70s; the "retail revolution" of the '80s - the creation of the "golden age"; the early and middle '90s - less certain times...and a "watershed". Part 2 Planning control and retail developments: the policy; policy into practice - the law in operation. Part 3 Competition law and policy and retailing: preliminary observations; the domestic law - up to the Competition Act 1998; domestic law reform - the new Act; the European law; the approach to price discrimination and mergers; a consideration of certain further major issues. A postscript - in the "millennium spirit".

chapter |4 pages


part I|56 pages

Shifting Patterns of Retailing: A Journey to and through the ‘Golden Age’

part II|139 pages

Planning Control and Retail Developments

chapter 5|68 pages

The policy

chapter 6|69 pages

Policy into practice: the law in operation

part III|84 pages

Competition Law and Policy and Retailing

chapter 7|2 pages

Preliminary observations

chapter 9|8 pages

Domestic law reform ~ the new Act

chapter 10|27 pages

The European law