The Shopkeepers

Storefront Businesses and the Future of Retail
Author: Robert Klanten,Sven Ehmann,Sofia Borges
Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag-DGV
ISBN: 9783899555905
Category: Retail trade
Page: 256
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Small stores are experiencing a rebirth. Driven by the personalities behind them and featuring select products, atmospheric interiors, and impeccable service, these spaces offer promising alternatives to webshops and chains.

The Shopkeeper's World, 1830-1914

Author: Michael J. Winstanley
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719007286
Category: Commerce de détail - Grande-Bretagne - Histoire
Page: 224
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Everyone today takes shops for granted. Yet many types of shop are quite a modern development, and only recently displaced a tradition of travelling pedlars and local markets going back hundreds of years. The author surveys the changing world of Victorian retailing in the first part of the book, the fight for survival in the second part and concludes with newly collected reminiscences of people who worked in Edwardian shops.

Dylan the Shopkeeper

Author: Guy Parker-Rees
Publisher: Scholastic UK
ISBN: 1407178261
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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Dylan is a joyful stripy dog who just loves to play. In DYLAN THE SHOPKEEPER Dylan has great fun setting up a shop - until his friends, Purple Puss and Jolly Otter, decide that they want to be shopkeepers, too. Don't forget to join in with the story, every time you see Dylan's friend, Dotty Bug.

A Nation of Shopkeepers

Five Centuries of British Retailing
Author: John Benson,Laura Ugolini
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 9781860647086
Category: History
Page: 269
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This history of retailing in Britain looks at the development of retail forms, the nature of consumerism and the consumer revolution, the connection between property ownership and retail development, and the complex relations between retailer identities and representations of the trade.

The Shopkeeper's Guide

Author: Robert Philp
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781979950121
Page: 256
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From the Preface. ...The Shopkeeper's Guide will be found to commend principles which if properly appreciated and practiced, cannot fail to place the interests of the large or small shopkeeper upon a sound foundation. The second and third classes of my querists will be materially aided by the chapters which treat of the "Causes of Failures of Shopkeepers; Qualifications for a Shopkeeper; Hints towards the choice of a Business; Book-keeping; and especially by the " Receipts of Articles," which may be procured wholesale at low prices, compounded according to the directions given, and then sold retail at a very large profit. The List of Agencies will also prove of material value to Shopkeepers of every class. It is my intention to enlarge both these latter departments in future editions; and to keep up a constant and careful revision of the work. In conclusion: I shall be happy to receive suggestions from those who may be able to improve any of the departments of the work, or to add new and useful features to it. I shall also be glad if Shopkeepers will communicate with me upon any deficiencies or omissions they may find; my determination being to make the work one of the highest value to the numerous classes to whose interests it is addressed.

Late Hours of Business Among Shopkeepers

Report of a Public Meeting of the Inhabitants of Liverpool, Convened by His Worship the Mayor, in Compliance with a Requisition Headed by the Right Hon. the Earl of Sefton, and Signed by Upwards of Seventeen Hundred Inhabitants of the Town, ... Held in the Music-Hall, 10th April, 1844
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Page: 24
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The Shopkeeper's Wife

A Novel
Author: Noëlle Sickels
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466813741
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
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In 1886 Philadelphia, Hanna Willer begins employment as a maid-of-all-work for Isabelle Martin, the pregnant wife of a prosperous shopkeeper. Hanna, fresh from her rural home, is a quietly observant and practical young woman. Isabelle is lonely and restless, dangerously disconted with her life and obsessed with her reckless pursuit of happiness. Yet despite their differences, the two forge an unconventional friendship. But when Mr. Martin dies under suspicious circumstances, and the evidence points to Isabelle, Hanna finds herself thrust into the midst of a murder trial that becomes a touchstone for the shifting values of modern society. As she wrestles with her role, she confronts the attitudes that city life has bred in her--attitudes about what is possible between men and women; what is fair and not fair in the lives of her immigrant friends; and what one person can do in the face of large, powerful forces like the press, public opinion, and accepted wisdom. From the rippling effects of the advent of electricity to labor strikes to the very beginnings of the women's movement, Noelle Sickels delivers an enthralling glimpse of the birthing of modern America and the lives that are forever changed in its wake.

Communities Across Borders

New Immigrants and Transnational Cultures
Author: Paul Kennedy,Victor Roudometof
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134527004
Category: Political Science
Page: 224
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Communities across Borders examines the many ways in which national, ethnic or religious groups, professions, businesses and cultures are becoming increasingly tangled together. It show how this entanglement is the result of the vast flows of people, meanings, goods and money that now migrate between countries and world regions. Now the effectiveness and significance of electronic technologies for interpersonal communication (including cyber-communities and the interconnectedness of the global world economy) simultaneously empowers even the poorest people to forge effective cultures stretching national borders, and compels many to do so to escape injustice and deprivation.

Shadow Economies and Irregular Work in Urban Europe

16th to Early 20th Centuries
Author: Thomas Buchner
Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster
ISBN: 382580688X
Category: History
Page: 219
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Shadow economies and irregular work are not new phenomena. Before the rise of the modern welfare state, there were a broad range of diverse economic activities which were regarded as irregular, though not necessarily illicit. Although they constituted an important part of economic life, such irregular and informal practices have not yet been studied more closely and from a comprehensive perspective in modern historical research. The articles in this volume explore multifaceted aspects of informal economies and irregular work in European cities from the 16th to the early 20th centuries. The book provides a historical perspective to ongoing debates about the crisis of the modern labor society and the relationship between (informal) work, public welfare, and the state. (Series: Austria: Forschung und Wissenschaft - Geschichte - Vol. 2)

An Eighteenth-century Shopkeeper: Abraham Dent of Kirkby Stephen

Author: Thomas Stuart Willan
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719003790
Category: Kirkby Stephen (England)
Page: 208
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Biography of Abraham Dent (1729-1803), particularly his life as an 18th century shopkeeper in Kirkby-Stephen, Westmoreland County, England. He married three times, had five children by the first marriage, and corresponded extensively with the Waller family (for whom he administered property in Kirkby-Stephen).

Cobbett's Parliamentary History of England

From the Norman Conquest, in 1066, to the Year, 1803. From which Last-mentioned Epoch it is Continued Downwards in the Work Entitled: "Cobbett's Parliamentary Debates".
Author: Great Britain. Parliament
Publisher: N.A
Category: Great Britain
Page: N.A
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The parliamentary register; or, History of the proceedings and debates of the [House of Lords and House of Commons]

containing an account of the most interesting speeches and motions; accurate copies of all the protests, and of the most remarkable letters and papers; together with the most material evidence, petitions, &c. laid before and offered to [either] House ...
Author: Great Britain. Parliament,John Almon,John Debrett,John Stockdale
Publisher: N.A
Page: N.A
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