Optimizing product assortment under customer-driven demand substitution

@article{Ycel2009OptimizingPA,
  title={Optimizing product assortment under customer-driven demand substitution},
  author={Eda Y{\"u}cel and Fikri Karaesmen and F. Sibel Salman and Metin T{\"u}rkay},
  journal={Eur. J. Oper. Res.},
  year={2009},
  volume={199},
  pages={759-768}
}
The problem of product assortment and inventory planning under customer-driven demand substitution is analyzed and a mathematical model for this problem is provided in this paper. Realistic issues in a retail context such as supplier selection, shelf space constraints, and poor quality procurement are also taken into account. The performance of three modified models, one that neglects customers' substitution behavior, another that excludes supplier selection decision, and one that ignores shelf… Expand
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