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High Streets 'adapting' and luring new business

High Streets 'adapting' and luring new business | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

British High Streets are adapting to the challenges of consumers choosing out-of-town shopping complexes and luring new business, a major study has found. Researchers at Southampton University found there had been a fundamental shift in what consumers thought of as convenience shopping over the last few decades. 

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The report, High Street Performance and Evolution - co-commissioned by the Future High Street Forum and the ESRC - is a brief guide to the evidence on recent high street and town centre performance. The study was led by Southampton University and funded by the ESRC.



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Scientists back widow's mite theory

Scientists back widow's mite theory | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
People who receive higher bonuses are less likely to give to charity than those on lower earnings, according to new research.
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The study, by researchers at the University of Southampton, was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.

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Professor honoured for research which has transformed the debate on high streets

Professor honoured for research which has transformed the debate on high streets | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The University of Southampton’s Professor Neil Wrigley has been presented with the Outstanding Impact in Business award by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for his research which has transformed thinking on food retail development and the future of UK high streets.
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The award is part of the ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize.

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