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This paper evaluates alternative strategic models of competition and market structure inonline retailing, and makes comparisons with traditional retailing. Online consumers areless concerned than traditional consumers about spatial characteristics and moreconcerned about hidden quality...
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This paper develops an asymmetric price setting oligopoly modelof store opening and closure decisions in the UK supermarket industrywhich is estimated using a survey of consumer choices and a datasetof store characteristics. The model is used to examine the strategiclocal entry and exit...
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This paper considers buyer power in the presence of upstream competition to supply a homogeneous product. A likely consequence of upstream competition is that each supplier is uncertain of its final output, because it does not know how many downstream buyers will select it as a seller. We...
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It is often claimed that large buyers wield buyer power.  Existing theories of this effect generally assume upstream monopoly.  Yet the evidence is strongest with upstream competition.  We show that upstream competition can yield buyer power for large buyers by generating supplier-level...
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This paper surveys new research concerning bargaining within supply chains and its implications for buyer power.  The paper explores the implications of the research on supermarket supply chains for primary, secondary and private-label branded goods.  The empirical base in support of the...
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