From Mesopotamian merchants and the fairs of mediaeval Europe to marble palace department stores and the Internet, social, cultural, economic and moral forces have shaped our shopping. This volume traces the history of shopping and considers its meaning and significance.... colors has been seen as a high priority in mall management, there is still the basic problem of the inherent scale of malls. ... and renovations of existing centersaquot; were begun, compared with 1, 511 new centers between 1993 and 1995. ... The tony Mazza Gallerie in Chevy Chase, with upmarket tenants like Neiman Marcus, once sealed off from the street with ... Brentanoa#39;s, Singer Sewing Machine, Edmonda#39;s Opticians, and Cavalier aamp; Buckley leather goodsa on two levels; there wasanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Yale University Press - 2001|