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Internet et la grande distribution alimentaire française


  • Claire Chambolle
  • Marie-Elise Dumans


[fre] La distribution des biens d'alimentation sur Internet se développe en France depuis la fin de l'année 1999, avec l'apparition de cybermachés pour la vente aux consommateurs (BtoC et la création de places de marché électroniques pour l'approvisionnement des distributeurs (fitofi). Cet article fait le point sur les perspectives de développement du commerce électronique dans ce secteur et analyse ses conséquences sur la concurrence entre distributeurs et leurs relations avec les producteurs. Nous concluons sur les nouveaux enjeux en terme de réglementation. [eng] Internet trade in french the food retailing sector appeared at the end of 1999, both with online retailers selling to consumers (BtoC) and with BtoB marketplaces for retailers supplies. This paper reviews their main development prospects and analyses their consequences on competition between retailers and on their relationships with their suppliers. We point out the needs for new regulation in this field.

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  • Claire Chambolle & Marie-Elise Dumans, 2002. "Internet et la grande distribution alimentaire française," Économie rurale, Programme National Persée, vol. 272(1), pages 42-56.
  • Handle: RePEc:prs:recoru:ecoru_0013-0559_2002_num_272_1_5355
    Note: DOI:10.3406/ecoru.2002.5355

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    1. Éric Brousseau, 2000. "Commerce électronique : ce que disent les chiffres et ce qu'il faudrait savoir," Économie et Statistique, Programme National Persée, vol. 339(1), pages 147-170.
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