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Title:Some Geographical Characteristics of Permanent Retail Institutions in Ankole
Author:Splansky, J.B.
Periodical:East African Geographical Review
Geographic term:Uganda
Subjects:retail trade
Economics and Trade
Abstract:Briefly summarizes data collected over four months of fieldwork in mid-1968. The retail data have been extracted from a larger body of raw information collected as a part of a study on settlement in Ankole. Little, if any, literature that purports to characterize retailing in a local area of East Africa exists in the geographic literature. Intention is to present such information for consideration and discussion: Development and growth of central places at Mbarara; The role of transport; Retail sales characteristics; Characteristics of retail services; Mbarara; General relationships Commercial hierarchies; Future growth of retail sales activity in Ankole. Notes, tables, graphs, maps.