This comprehensive text focuses on the fashion segment of the retail industry. It begins with a broad overview of fashion retailing, then focuses on on-site and off-site environments, management and control functions, merchandising fashion products, and ends with communicating with and servicing the clientele. In this new edition, the authors focus on the globalization of the retail industry with emphasis on US retail expansion into foreign markets as well as global brands' proposed expansion into the US market. This edition has been extensively updated to include current trends including sustainable fashion, the growth of the multi-cultural market, and the impact of new technology and e-commerce. With many engaging photographs and examples to illustrate the concepts, Fashion Retailing is ideal for learning the fundamentals of global fashion retailing and the basic business concepts involved.
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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present. This set of six volumes covers over 2,500 years of dress and fashion.
Volume 1: Antiquity (500BCE-800AD), edited by Mary Harlow
Each volume discusses the same key themes in its chapters:
This structure means readers can either have a broad overview of a period by reading a volume or follow a theme through history by reading the relevant chapter in each volume.
Superbly illustrated, the full six volume set combines to present the most authoritative and comprehensive survey available on dress and fashion through history.
Inside every girl is a Princess Pearl.
<a name="UK_PROMOTIONAL_COPY"><i>An Introductory Guide to Finite Element Analysis</i> is written specifically for engineers and scientists who want to understand the fundamental theory of finite element (FE) analysis and to learn how to analyse practical problems using FE software. Based on lecture notes compiled by the author whilst running successful “continuing professional development” courses on finite element methods over the past 12 years, this excellent book provides answers to the fundamental questions a newcomer to FEA, or a busy practising engineer, might want to ask without using unnecessarily complex mathematical explanations.</a> <p> <br> COMPLETE CONTENTS <ul> <li> <div>Introduction and background</div> <li> <div>Structural analysis using pinjointed elements</div> <li> <div>Continuum elements (twodimensional, axisymmetric, three-dimensional<br> elements)</div> <li> <div>Energy and variational approaches</div> <li> <div>Higher order quadratic elements</div> <li> <div>Beam, plate, and shell elements</div> <li> <div>Practical guidelines for FE applications</div> <li> <div>Introduction to nonlinear FE analysis</div> <li> <div>Thermal problems</div> <li> <div>Examples of FE applications.</div> </ul> <p> This book provides the theoretical background to understanding linear finite element analysis, presents a number of examples to illustrate how practical problems can be analysed using FE software, and provides a firm foundation for readers interested in further, more advanced, non-linear applications.
A new fun format for Quarry's best-selling 20 Ways to Draw a Cat and 44 Other Awesome Animals, this cute chunky volume features 500 inspirational illustrations in a perfect small size for drawing on the go! From cats, songbirds, and elephants to rabbits, rhinos, and hedgehogs, Draw 500 Awesome Animals is perfect for illustrators, cartoonists, doodlers, and anyone who loves to sketch.`
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