Publications

An overview of key and recent publications are listed below:  

Towers, N., Perry, P. and Chen, C., Corporate Social Responsibility in Luxury Manufacturer Supply Chains: an exploratory investigation of a Scottish cashmere garment manufacturer, International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, 41 (11/12), p. 961-972, 2013

Perry, P., and Towers. N., Conceptual framework development: CSR implementation in fashion supply chains, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 2012

Perry, P., Garments without guilt? A case study of sustainable garment sourcing in Sri Lanka, in Torres, A.L. and Gardetti, M.A. (eds) Sustainable Fashion & Textiles, Greenleaf Publishing, 2012

Perry, P., Exploring the influence of national cultural context on CSR implementation, Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, 16 (2), p. 141-160, 2012

Perry, P. and Towers, N., Fashioning a socially responsible garment supply chain: a qualitative exploration of corporate social responsibility in Sri Lankan export garment manufacturers, in Tsoi, T. (ed) Fashion Supply Chain Management: Industry and Business Analysis, IGI Global, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-756-2, 2011

De Faultrier, B. and Towers, N., An exploratory packaging study of the composite fashion footwear buying framework, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 18 (5), p. 463-470, 2011

Fernie, J. and Perry, P., The international fashion retail supply chain, in Zentes, J., Swoboda, B and Morschett, D. (eds) Fallstudien zum internationalen management, Gabler, Wiesbaden, 2011

Xing, Y., Grant, D.B., McKinnon, A.C. and Fernie, J., The interface between retailers and logistics service providers in the online market, European Journal of Marketing, 45 (3), p. 334-357, 2011

Towers, N., and Burnes, B., A Composite Model of Supply Chain Management and Enterprise Planning for Small and Medium Sized Manufacturing Enterprises, Supply Chain Management: AnInternational Journal, 13 (5), p. 349-355, ISSN 1359-8546, 2008
(Recipient of Emerald Highly Commended Article Award, 2008)

Towers, N., Daly, L., and Bruce, M., Lean or agile - a solution for supply chain management in the textiles and clothing industry?, International Journal of Operations and Production Management , 24 (2), p.151-170, 2004, ISSN: 0144-3577