It is increasingly recognised that retail distribution systems
and changes in consumption play crucial roles in the development
and societal structure of economies.
Since the series was launched, interest in retail history and in
the changing patterns of consumption has continued to grow. Such
growth has involved ever wider perspectives on the importance of
retailing and consumption in terms of the time periods examined and
across different societies, along with comparative studies. In
addition the nature of consumption processes have been opened up to
much more critical examination, all of which has come from a wide
range of disciplines. The aim of this multi-disciplinary series is
to provide an international forum for publications that research
and explore key themes within the history of retailing and
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