Retail Supply Chain Management: Quantitative Models and Empirical Studies / Edition 1 by Narendra Agrawal | 9781441946270 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Retail Supply Chain Management: Quantitative Models and Empirical Studies / Edition 1

Retail Supply Chain Management: Quantitative Models and Empirical Studies / Edition 1

by Narendra Agrawal
     
 

ISBN-10: 1441946276

ISBN-13: 9781441946270

Pub. Date: 12/01/2010

Publisher: Springer US

In today's retail environment, characterized by product proliferation, price competition, expectations of service quality, and advances in technology, many organizations are struggling to maintain profitability. Rigorous analytical methods have emerged as the most promising solution to many of these complex problems. Indeed, the retail industry has emerged as a

Overview

In today's retail environment, characterized by product proliferation, price competition, expectations of service quality, and advances in technology, many organizations are struggling to maintain profitability. Rigorous analytical methods have emerged as the most promising solution to many of these complex problems. Indeed, the retail industry has emerged as a fascinating choice for researchers in the field of supply chain management.

In Retail Supply Chain Management, leading researchers provide a detailed review of cutting-edge methodologies that address the complex array of these problems. A critical resource for researchers and practitioners in the field of retailing, chapters in this book focus on three key areas: (1) empirical studies of retail supply chain practices, (2) assortment and inventory planning, and (3) integrating price optimization into retail supply chain decisions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441946270
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/01/2010
Series:
International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, #122
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Overview of Chapters.- Supply Chain Planning Processes for Two Major Retailers.- The effects of firm size and sales growth rate on inventory turnover performance in the U.Sretail sector.- The Role of Execution in Managing Product Availability.- Category Captainship Practices in the Retail Industry.- Assortment Planning: Review of Literature and Industry Practice.- Managing Variety on the Retail Shelf: Using Household Scanner Panel Data to Rationalize Assortments.- Optimizing Retail Assortments for Diverse Customer Preferences.- Multi-Location Inventory Models for Retail Supply Chain Management.- Manufacturer-To-Retailer versus Manufacturer-To-Consumer Rebates in a Supply Chain.- Clearance pricing in retail chains.- Markdown Competition.

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