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Patterns and Practices in Three Retail Industries: Grocery, Apparel, and E-tailing

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand, Vol 1

Published in print January 2004 | ISBN: 9780195165883
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199789672 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165883.003.0011
 Patterns and Practices in Three Retail Industries: Grocery, Apparel, and E-tailing

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This chapter describes how computers were used and changed the nature of work in the grocery and apparel industries and how people use the Internet to do their shopping. It also describes the extent of use of information technologies.

Keywords: Internet; point-of-sale; deployment; retail websites

Chapter.  18590 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Business History

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