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Foreign multinationals in UK retailing, 1850-1962

Scott R. Fletcher

Foreign multinationals in UK retailing, 1850-1962

by Scott R. Fletcher

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Published by University of Reading, Department of Economics .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Scott R. Fletcher and Andrew Godley.
SeriesDiscussion papers in international investment and management series B vol XII -- no. 272
ContributionsGodley, Andrew., University of Reading. Department of Economics.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18231305M

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