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Authors:Dilek Akbulut: Gazi University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Industrial Design, Turkey
Publication title:Informal service offer: Peddling
Conference:Conference Proceedings ServDes.2009, DeThinking Service, ReThinking Design, Oslo Norway 24-26 November 2009
Publication type: Abstract and Fulltext
Issue:059
Article No.:002
Abstract:Informal sector, which is defined with several names such as disguised unemployment, illegal economics or marginal economics, emerges as earning opportunities outside the modern system which operates with limited resources. The term “informal sector” does not only imply the processes addressed to manufacturing, but services as well. Informal sector retailing act, which will be mentioned as “peddling” is regarded as an innovative service handled with small capital or none. Thus, the sector operates both in production and distribution of goods which will be mentioned as “catchpenny articles” sold on street peddles. The study introduces peddling as the retail service offered by informal sector and aims to investigate the qualities peculiar to peddling act.
Language:English
Year:2009
No. of pages:5
Pages:13-17
ISBN:978-91-7519-771-5
Series:Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):1650-3686
ISSN (online):1650-3740
File:http://www.ep.liu.se/ecp/059/002/ecp09059002.pdf
Available:2012-09-19
Publisher:Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet

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Dilek Akbulut (2009). Informal service offer: Peddling, Conference Proceedings ServDes.2009, DeThinking Service, ReThinking Design, Oslo Norway 24-26 November 2009 http://www.ep.liu.se/ecp_article/index.en.aspx?issue=059;article=002 (accessed 4/17/2014)