- 1. Types of Retailing Aim: To find out what social and environmental impacts sites of consumption bring about.
- Where would you and your family go to buy the following items?
- (a) bread (b) shoes (c) a new PC or TV?
- Give the name of the shop and its location (which town it's in).
- Now compare your answers with the people sitting around you. What different locations and types of shops are mentioned?
3. CONVENIENCE STORES
- Localshops such as newsagents and small grocery stores.
- They selleverydayitems (called low order goods).
- Their customers are local people from thenearbystreets.
4. CBD Comparison Store
- They include book shops, shoe shops andchain storeslike Woolworths.
- Shops found in theC.B.D.(Central Business District) usually sell more expensivehigh-ordergoods.
5. Street Market
- They sell vegetables and other goods (sometimes clothes) onsome daysof the week.
- They are often targeted atup-marketcustomers e.g.organicfarmers markets.
6. Out-of-town Superstore
- These are very large branches of a retailchain , usually found at the edge of a city inretail parks .
- The largest stores are calledhypermarkets .
7. Retail Park
- Areas that have been set-aside at or near theedge of townsand cities where out-of-town stores can begroupedtogether.
- Sometimes large structures likeBluewaterare created, so many retailers can be housed together.
8. Metro Stores
- The latest trend in retailing, these newscaled-downinner city supermarkets are often attached topetrol garages , making shopping easy for people at the same time as they re-fuel their cars.
- They also provide services for people who live withinwalking distanceof the garage
9. How have shopping locations changed over time?
- Look through the information sheet and answer the questions on your mix and match sheet.
- What year did Tesco Start?
- Where was the first store opened and when?
- When did sales reach 1 billion?
- When did Tesco enter its first foreign country?
- How many countries does Tesco operate in?
- Ext: What has happened to Tesco over time? Why?
10. Why do you think shopping locations changed over time? 11. Follow the instructions on the sheet to create a map which shows how far all the items have travelled to their final destination. 12. Food Network for a store in London 13. Where do we go to buy our stuff? - Plenary
- Leisure-time for many people involves spending money at shopping centres at the weekend.
- What leisure activities can you think of that do not require you to spend any money? Are there many?