Turning Houses into Homes:A History of the Retailing and Consumption of Domestic Furnishings Clive Edwards
Real estate day trading is using the Internet to buy and sell houses without leaving home. In many cases, the investor closes on a house and resells it the same day. Listeners will learn the author´s system for how to buy and sell 5-10 houses a month in today´s market, using the Internet, phone, fax, and email to analyze, research, and find the properties, buyers, and others needed for the transaction. Author Larry Goins has personally done deals in nine different states and has students in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, Israel, the Philippines, and Denmark. Day trading can be used for wholesaling properties to other investors, retailing, lease options, short sales, foreclosure investing, etc. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Larry Goins. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/094924/bk_acx0_094924_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Born in a middle-class trading family, Kishore Biyani started his career selling stonewashed fabric to small shops in Mumbai. Years later, with the launch of Pantaloons, Big Bazaar, Food Bazaar, Central and many more retail formats, he redefined the retailing business in India. Incidentally, Kishore Biyani´s objective is to capture every rupee in the wallet of every Indian consumer, wherever they are - an investment banker living in a south Mumbai locality or a farmer in Sangli. As large business houses enter the retail space, Kishore Biyani is not just concentrating on retail but aiming to capture the entire Indian consumption space. From building shopping malls and developing consumer brands to selling insurance, he is getting into every business where a customer spends money. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Shantiraj. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/028615/bk_adbl_028615_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Each essay in Producing Fashion is presented in full and has been selected from the original print edition. The essays show how economic institutions in Europe and North America laid the foundation for the global fashion system and sustained it commercially through the mechanisms of advertising, licensing, marketing, publishing, and retailing. The titles of the essays are: 1) ´´Rethinking Fashion´´; 2) ´´Accessorizing, Italian Style´´; 3) ´´Licensing Practices at Maison Christian Dior´´; 4) ´´American Fashions for American Women´´; 5) ´´California Casual´´; 6) ´´Marlboro Men´´; 7) ´´The Body and the Brand´´; 8) ´´French Hairstyles and the Elusive Consumer´´; 9) ´´Why the Old-Fashioned is in Fashion in American Houses´´. This collection reveals how public and private institutions worked to shape fashion, style, and taste with varying degrees of success. Nine expert contributors draw on original research and fresh insight into the producers of fashion - advertising agents, architects, corporate executives, department stores, designers, editors, government officials, hairdressers, haute couturiers, and Web retailers - in thier bid for influence, acclaim, and shoppers´ dollars. The book is published by the University of Pennsylvania Press. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Beth Richmond. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/redw/000062/bk_redw_000062_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.