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Department
Geography
Course
GGR252H1
Professor
Stephen Swales
Semester
Winter

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Chapter Two: Dynamics of the Canadian Retail Environment by Ken Jones and Tony Hernandez Intra-Urban Retailing: A Review 1. The Id'ing and classification of various structural elements of retail landscape 2. Spatial dynamics of retail change 3. Development and operations of various retailing structures 4. Applied research investigations Proudfoot (1937) and Berry (1963) 1. Differentiated shopping evn't on location and fx Simmons (1966) 1. Socioeconomic conditions and urban growth change development of intra-urban retail system (temporal/spatial/income/mobility/retail structure shapes it) Retail Structural Analysis 1. Suburban retail strip development, usage pttn, inner-city retail decline 2. Mostly micro-based and case study Evolution of the Canadian Urban Retail System 1. Minor shifts in demographic leads to immense failure in businesses 2. Low mobility = increase retail Retail Structure Factors 1. Demographic change: income/pop 2. Entrepreneurial Change: acquisition, competition, areas, product, retail consolidation 3. Technological Change: mobility, cyber 4. Consumer Behavioral Change: lifestyle, time-space The Pre-World War ll System 1. Shift from: pre-auto to automobile use 2. Jones and Simmons, 1993: usually shopped in downtown before automobiles The Emergence of the Shopping Centre 1. 1950, consequent development: constructed after (four periods of evolution) housing stock, small and automobile orientated 2. 1960, simultaneous: centre and housing stock at the same time, planned and link residential and commercial together a. Accepted at all levels including local neighbors to small residential communities b. Combine: corporate, chain retailers, shopping centers (redistribution of retail space) 3. 1970s, catalytic: growth pole, super regional @ intersection of 2 major expressways a. Dependent on large development companies with extensive land banks b. Saturation of suburban centers i. Enclosing/remixing: Change store types to accomdate trends in consumption ii. Infilling: small # towns target for enclosed community malls iii. Major Developers 4. 1980s, entertainment/tourist atttraction: retaili
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