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Retail Analytics: Integrated Forecasting and Inventory Management for Perishable Products in Retailing

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Retail Analytics : Integrated Forecasting and Inventory Management for Perishable Products in Retailing. / Sachs, Anna-Lena.

Springer International Publishing, 2015. 112 p. (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems; Vol. 680).

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Sachs, A-L 2015, Retail Analytics: Integrated Forecasting and Inventory Management for Perishable Products in Retailing. Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems, vol. 680, Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-13305-8

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Sachs, A-L. (2015). Retail Analytics: Integrated Forecasting and Inventory Management for Perishable Products in Retailing. (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems; Vol. 680). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-13305-8

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Sachs A-L. Retail Analytics: Integrated Forecasting and Inventory Management for Perishable Products in Retailing. Springer International Publishing, 2015. 112 p. (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-13305-8

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Sachs, Anna-Lena. / Retail Analytics : Integrated Forecasting and Inventory Management for Perishable Products in Retailing. Springer International Publishing, 2015. 112 p. (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems).

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