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MSc Place Management & Leadership students visit Altrincham

Summary of MSc Place Management & Leadership students visit Altrincham



Pop-up Retailing: Managerial and Strategic Perspectives

Over the last few years many town and city centres have benefited from pop-up retail, and many place managers have used its activating effect to great advantage. In a new book, Professor Gary Warnaby (Institute of Place Management, Manchester Metropolitan University) and Dr. Charlotte Shi (School of Art and Design, Nottingham Trent University) undertake a rigorous analysis of the ‘pop up’ phenomenon, drawing on theory from retail store environments/atmospherics, customer experience management and event management.



Help us develop place management apprenticeships

New place management unit launched at Manchester Metropolitan University.


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