EVOLVING RESEARCH ON PRICE COMPETITION IN THE GROCERY RETAILING INDUSTRY: AN APPRAISAL

With the end of the Supermarket Revolution in the 1970s, new forms of horizontal, vertical, and geographic competition have appeared to challenge the supremacy of the supermarket format. New retail formats like warehouse stores, supercenters, and fast-food outlets appear to affect local retail supermarket prices. Slotting allowances, coupons, and electronic data gathering have intensified retailer-manufacturing rivalry. Foreign direct investment offers the promise of new European-style management styles in U.S. grocery retailing.


Issue Date:
1999-10
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/31285
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/31285
Published in:
Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Volume 28, Number 2
Page range:
119-127
Total Pages:
9




 Record created 2017-04-01, last modified 2018-01-22

Fulltext:
Download fulltext
PDF

Rate this document:

Rate this document:
1
2
3
 
(Not yet reviewed)