MKT 2046 : Modern Retailing Strategies

Books in the Main Stacks

Many of the books you will find in our catalog are ebooks - the ones that say [electronic resource]. Just follow the links to reach the full text of the book.

Retail Trade Management

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Citing Your Resources

Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.

  • Citation Styles
    This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
  • Tips on avoiding plagiarism
  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
  • NoodleBib
    NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Black, J. (2003). Dictionary of economics. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Aims to provide for the needs of beginning students of economics (some math and stats) and lay readers of journals like The Economist.
Ref. HB 61 .S466

Directory of corporate affiliations. (2010). Skokie, IL: National Register Pub. Co. A eight volume set including the two Master Indexes is a directory of U.S. and foreign public and private companies providing a profile which includes a complete hierarchy of each firm’s structure. The Master Index of company names leads one to the parent company if there is one.
Ref. HG4057 .A217

Encyclopedia of business. (2000). Detroit, MI : Gale Research. Essays covering concepts, issues, and terms in the fields of accounting, advertising and public relations, computers, consumer issues, economics, small business, finance, management, and marketing.
Ref. HF 1001 .E466

Encyclopedia of emerging industries. (1998-).Annual. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group. Essays covering specific businesses as well as broad business sectors. Essays focus on offshoots of relatively new industries such as developments in electronic commerce, Web development, minimally invasive medical technologies, and genetic engineering.
Ref. HD2324 .E528

Imber, J., & Toffler, B. (2000). Dictionary of marketing terms. Hauppauge, NY: Barron’s. Marketing terms briefly defined.
Ref. HF5803 .T56

Million dollar directory. (2009). New York: Dun and Bradstreet, Inc. Extensive coverage of public and private companies, primary/secondary business lines, and key decision makers.
Ref. HC 102 .D8

Pagell, R.A. (1998). International business information: How to find it, how to use it. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press. Comprehensive guide covering company, accounting, media, import/export and other international transaction information.
Ref. HF 54.5 .P33

Ward’s business directory of U.S. private and public companies. (2008). Detroit: Gale Research. Comprehensive guide to approximately 100,000 companies in alphabetical, geographical and industry order plus analysis.
Ref. HG 4057 .A575

Warner, M. (Ed.). (2002). International encyclopedia of business and management. New York: Routledge. Extensive six volume set covering major aspects of business and management.
Ref. HF1001 .I53

Find Articles on Retailing

These three databases are good places to start. They all contain a mix of peer reviewed journals, trade magazines and business related periodicals.

ABI Inform Complete

Business Source Premier

Lexis Nexis

The complete list of all our business-related databases.

Company and Industry Information

Business Insights: Essentials Use the company search section to get company profiles, histories, some rankings information and industry information.

Lexis Nexis Use their Company Info section to search public and private company names. Includes overviews, competitors, brands, financials, and news.

Mergent Online Search for company overviews, competitive landscape, brands and additional information. More material available on public companies than private.

Mergent First Research Business industry profiles and reports.


These links will take you straight into our databases to a search for articles just from these sources.

New York Times

Business Week

Fortune Magazine

Harvard Business Review

Wall Street Journal

Forbes Magazine

Journal of Retailing

Chain Store Age

Progressive Grocer

Web Sites — Marketing

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