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The Distribution of Consumer Goods

The Distribution of Consumer Goods
A Factual Study of Methods and Costs in the United Kingdom in 1938

Sir Henry Clay
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  • Date Published: September 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107602748

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  • Originally published in 1950, this book is one of a series of studies regarding the structure of the British economy which were produced by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research after the Second World War. It was produced in collaboration with a group of leading businessmen, all of whom were concerned in one way or another with the distribution of consumer goods and dissatisfied with the existing state of knowledge about distribution. The study represented a substantial advance in the knowledge of distribution and an important contribution to structural economics. It will remain of value to anyone with an interest in the development of the British economy.

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    • Date Published: September 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107602748
    • length: 466 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 156 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.65kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword Sir Henry Clay
    Author's preface
    Introduction: the scope of the enquiry and the methods of research
    Part I. The Methods, Costs and Structure of Distribution in the United Kingdom in 1938:
    1. How the goods were distributed
    2. Factors influencing the methods of distribution
    3. The costs of distribution
    4. The factors influencing the cost of distribution
    5. The structure of the distributive trade
    6. Summary and suggestions for further research
    Part II. Case Studies of the Methods and Costs of Distribution of the Commodities and Commodity Groups in the United Kingdom in 1938:
    7. The method of presentation and the definitions used in the case studies
    8. Bread and cereal
    9. Meat, bacon and fish
    10. Dairy products and fats
    11. Sugar preserves and confectionary
    12. Fresh fruit and vegetables
    13. Canned fruit and vegetables, sauces, pickles and condiments
    14. Beverages
    15. Alcoholic beverages and tobacco
    16. Coal and household stores
    17. Furniture and furnishings
    18. Pottery and glassware, hollow-ware and domestic ironmongery
    19. Electrical goods
    20. Footwear
    21. Men's and boys' clothing
    22. Women's, girls' and children's wear
    23. Books, newspapers, magazines and stationery
    24. Motor cars, accessories, tyres, and petrol and oil
    25. Jewellery, toys, and sports and leather goods
    26. Toilet preparations and requisites, medicines and drugs and photographic goods
    27. Other manufactured goods
    Glossary
    Bibliography
    Index
    Charts
    Tables.

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