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Sales forecasting updates: how good are they in practice?

  • Lawrence, Michael
  • O'Connor, Marcus
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Journal of Forecasting.

    Volume (Year): 16 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 369-382

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:intfor:v:16:y:2000:i:3:p:369-382
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