ABC Analysis in an Internet Shop: A New Set of Criteria
AbstractThis article presents a model of ABC analysis tailored for internet shops. The standard set of criteria is expanded to cover e-commerce specific characteristics, such as the number of product views, search engine rankings and product links via a recommendation system..The proposed new methodology is applied to real data from an internet bookstore in Poland. A comparison with the results of a standard, not internet-oriented ABC analysis shows the advantage of using the new set of criteria.
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Date of creation: 28 Oct 2010
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ABC analysis; internet shop; inventory control;
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- C88 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Other Computer Software
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-11-06 (All new papers)
- NEP-ICT-2010-11-06 (Information & Communication Technologies)
- NEP-MKT-2010-11-06 (Marketing)
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- Bailey, Joseph P. & Rabinovich, Elliot, 2006. "The adoption of inventory postponement and speculation: An empirical assessment of oligopolistic Internet retailers," Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Elsevier, vol. 42(4), pages 258-271, July.
- Zhou, Peng & Fan, Liwei, 2007. "A note on multi-criteria ABC inventory classification using weighted linear optimization," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 182(3), pages 1488-1491, November.
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