Poject Proposal and research in progress

While researching the emerging trends in retail internationally I have also begun to work out my project proposal which will eventually detail all the things necessary to complete the project at hand. The project title will be: 

The Empty Spaces Project: A literature review and analysis on the key National and International authorities on retail and its related trends that are defining the future of retail and how the Empty Spaces Initiative will be able to fit into the future of retail.

I have so far collected texts that detail the emerging trends in retail including "Retailing in the 21st Century", "Executives Guide to E-Business" and "E-Retailing". Searching the Internet i have found sites, posts and articles all relating to the realm of retail trends. Here are some of the related articles: