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Large-Scale Retailers and Strategies in Retailer-Supplier Relationships


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The role of large-scale retailers has evolved over time through a multi-stage processes that has profoundly influenced the retail sector. Large-scale retailers are no longer considered "handing over boxes" intermediaries, but they have become decision makers in retailer-supplier relationships. Consequently, manufacturers can no longer impose, but they are in fact forced to adopt a collaborative scheme in order to create greater efficiency in the supply chain.


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Large-Scale Retailers; Retailer-Supplier Relationship; Supply Chain; Private Label; Global Markets

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4468/2015.5.08tassinari

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