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Nick Hood Nick Hood

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School of Geography
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK



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Project title

Understanding and modelling convenience retailing

Overview of the project

The project is conducted as a studentship as part of the Retail Industry Business Engagement Network (RIBEN) bringing together the Universities of Leeds, Oxford and Southampton. The project looks at understanding the spatial dynamics of convenience retailing and attempting to spatially model this type of retailing in the UK. Corporate sponsors GMAP have provided retailer data from 2003 to 2012 which will be updateable for future years of the project. The modelling adopted will be a combination of mathematical and statistical modelling. GIS software will be used for mapping purposes in this...


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