TITLE

Internet May Cause Job Losses

PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Logistics & Transport Focus;Apr2000, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This reports is about the report published by the FPDSavills, which argued that Internet shopping could result in the loss of manufacturing jobs in the southeastern part of Great Britain beyond 2000. Electronic retailers, over the last 12 months, have expanded into an extra two million square feet of industrial warehousing, equivalent to the size of 23 Albert Halls, which has increased competition for space by ten percent. Furthermore, profitable retailers can afford to pay much higher rents than low margin manufacturers. This may not only threaten the loss of some of the one million manufacturing jobs in the region, but would result in the south-east economy relying solely on services. This would leave the region vulnerable to sectoral decline and could result in a manual skills drain to other parts of the country.
ACCESSION #
12026671

 

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