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Online Market Entry and Channel Sharing Strategy with Direct Selling Diseconomies in the Sharing Economy Era
(Elsevier B.V., 2019-05-16)
Channel sharing is an important marketing strategy for giant retailers who sell their own store brands and resell national brands for cooperative manufacturers simultaneously. To expand their market and increase profitability, ...
Sourcing Contract under Countervailing Incentives
We study a retailer’s sourcing contract when the supplier’s reservation profit (offered by his outside options) depends on his cost, which is privately known to only the supplier. An interesting discovery from our analysis ...
Strategic Remanufacturing under Competition
(De Gruyter, 2019-06-12)
We investigate firms' remanufacturing strategies for the case of a duopoly. On the one hand, remanufactured products cannibalize sales of new products of the same firm thereby hurting its profits. On the other hand, they ...
Scheduling in Production, Supply Chain and Industry 4.0 Systems by Optimal Control: Fundamentals, State-of-the-Art and Applications
(Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2018-02-08)
This paper presents a survey on the applications of optimal control to scheduling in production, supply chain and Industry 4.0 systems with a focus on the deterministic maximum principle. The first objective is to derive ...
Advance Selling in the Presence of Market Power and Risk-Averse Consumers
We consider a manufacturer who procures raw material through a long-term contract as well as in a spot market to produce goods for selling to consumers, a fraction of whom are risk averse. We assume that the manufacturer ...