problem1. What, in your view, are the furthermost challenges currently facing the retail sector? How many retailers best face such challenges?
problem2. What are the principal arguments for and against out-of-town retail developments?
problem3. Describe the merits and demerits of the shopping mall as a retail location.
problem4. It has been said that the era of ‘big box’ retail is finished. What do you think?
problem5. Contrast Marks and Spencer and Primark as retailers. What do you judge to be the key to each retailer’s success?
problem6. Is there still a place for independent retailer on high street? Give reason for your argument with illustration.
problem7. ‘Bricks are losing out to clicks.’ describe the view that the high street retail location is being made redundant by internet shopping.
problem8. ‘The only constant factor in the retail environment is the certainty of continual change.’ Describe.