Flashcards in Retailing, Global Cities, Global Cities Connections, Mumbai & Cardiff Deck (26)
What do the letters CBD stand for?
Central Business District
What are the 5 economic factors have changed retailing?
Home delivery firms
Congestion in cities
Free parking at out of town retail parks
High parking costs in city centres
What 2 cultural factors have changed retailing?
What 4 technological factors have changed retailing?
High broadband speeds, Sophisticated websites, Online only retailers, Internet Banking.
What are 4 benefits of out of town shopping centres?
Large free car parking
Near major road junctions
Room for expansion
Cheaper land values
near suburban housing estates.
What are 4 costs of out of town shopping centres?
Attracts shoppers away from CBD
Cause congestion on surrounding roads
Land use conflict with other developments such as business parks.
What are 5 benefits of internet shopping?
Convenient and cheaper
Purchase products you can’t buy locally
less time consuming
reduction in traffic congestion
What are 5 costs of internet shopping?
Not everyone has the internet
difficult to return products
CBD lose trade and therefore job lose
Delivery vans mean more traffic congestion
Online card fraud.
Give 6 ways that Lancaster CBD fought back
New paving in pedestrianised areas
new street furniture,
Market day on Wednesday
Secure bike racks,
What does the word urbanisation mean?
The growth of towns and cities
How many residents does a city need to have before it is called a ‘megacity’?
Where are or expected to be most of the fastest growing cities?
Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia
What does the word globalisation mean?
The global web of links between countries involving people, trade, ideas and culture.
What are global cities?
Cities that play an important role in the global economic system of finance and trade.
What 5 features do global cities have.
Finance & Trade
Governance and decision making
Media and information (Ideas, Information, innovation), Migration Cultural centres (Diversity)
What are the push that have caused rural to urban migration in Mumbai your NIC city example
Push - Countryside areas are poor, lack healthcare, limited job opportunities, poor sanitation
What are the pull factors have caused rural to urban migration in Mumbai your NIC city example
Pull - Job opportunities, Cheap rail travel, More educational opportunities.
What types of jobs do the people that live in extreme poverty in Mumbai do?
What is the name of Mumbai's biggest slum?
What connections does Mumbai have to the rest of the world?
Mumbai international airport
Give 2 urban challenges Mumbai faces
Reducing poverty and deprivation,
Housing (Chawls, Squatter Homes-Slums, Pavement Dwellers.)
The HIC global city of Cardiff has a large sphere of influence that connects it to the rest of the world
The Principality Stadium (Millennium Stadium).
Admiral a Multinational Company
BBC TV Programmes such as Dr Who.
What large community of Cardiff have?
What problem does Cardiff have?
Cardiff has many commuters from the surrounding area