Chapter 8. Food Retailing, Wholesaling and Catering

  1. Michael A. Bourlakis and
  2. Paul W. H. Weightman
  1. J. Dawson

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995556.ch8

Food Supply Chain Management

Food Supply Chain Management

How to Cite

Dawson, J. (2003) Food Retailing, Wholesaling and Catering, in Food Supply Chain Management (eds M. A. Bourlakis and P. W. H. Weightman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995556.ch8

Editor Information

  1. School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101684

Online ISBN: 9780470995556



  • food retailing;
  • wholesaling;
  • food catering;
  • market concentration;
  • branding


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Scope and size of food retailing, wholesaling and catering

  • The changing structure of the sectors

  • Potential future patterns of development