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A pricey product, a nice neighbor
Blekinge Institute of Technology, School of Management.
2006 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year))Student thesis
Abstract [en]

This thesis studies effects of shelf layout in a department store on buyer behavior and then extends the research to cover the similar issue in layout of e-bazaars. Shelf layout –in terms of parameters which influence buyer behavior- is formulated by two variables; pattern of prices and pattern of popularity. In measuring both of these variables, a weighting system should be used to fine tune effect of distance between customer and different items in the layout which are also in the eyesight of the customer. In this study, weights are manipulated in such a way to optimize prediction power of the model. As a result, these weights determine an average span of vision for buyers. This measure can be used then in analysis to improve shelf layouts. Based on the analysis, we came to conclusion that in our case study –Shahrvand department stores – the first factor is the key determinant in customer buying decision. A rather similar result was obtained in e-bazaars case but with much greater lack of fit measure. At the end, a set of recommendations for shelf layout is developed based on the results of the research.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2006. , 33 p.
Keyword [en]
Buyer behavior, Pricing, Department store, Shelf layout
National Category
Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-4140Local ID: oai:bth.se:arkivex15A64D8A1AA11B19C1257247002013ECOAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-4140DiVA: diva2:831463
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Social and Behavioural Science, Law
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Contacts: Reza Movarrei Phone: +982188831395 +982166934995 Cellphone: +989123271396Available from: 2015-04-22 Created: 2006-12-17 Last updated: 2015-06-30Bibliographically approved

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