Mail Order Retailing in Britain

Mail Order Retailing in Britain

A Business and Social History

Book - 2005
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"This book traces the rise of firms including Kay and Co., Grattan, Empire Stores and Littlewoods. It examines the ways in which these firms created and exploited social networks through the agency system and credit provision among the British working class. The book also traces the origins of internet-based home shopping in the UK"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
ISBN: 9780198296508
0198296509
Branch Call Number: HF5466 .C595 2005
Characteristics: viii, 248 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: O'Connell, Seán
Porter, Dilwyn 1947-

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