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The economic and social role of small stores: A review of UK evidence

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The economic and social role of small stores : A review of UK evidence. / Clarke, Ian; Banga, Sunil.

In: The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, Vol. 20, No. 2, 05.2010, p. 187-215.

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Clarke, I & Banga, S 2010, 'The economic and social role of small stores: A review of UK evidence', The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 187-215. https://doi.org/10.1080/09593961003701783

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Clarke, I., & Banga, S. (2010). The economic and social role of small stores: A review of UK evidence. The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, 20(2), 187-215. https://doi.org/10.1080/09593961003701783

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Clarke I, Banga S. The economic and social role of small stores: A review of UK evidence. The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research. 2010 May;20(2):187-215. https://doi.org/10.1080/09593961003701783

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Clarke, Ian ; Banga, Sunil. / The economic and social role of small stores : A review of UK evidence. In: The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research. 2010 ; Vol. 20, No. 2. pp. 187-215.

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