Application of column generation techniques to retail assortment planning

Govind P. Daruka, Udatta S. Palekar

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The retail industry is one of the largest sectors of commerce worldwide and is the second largest in the U.S. both in the number of establishments and the number of employees. In the U.S. the retail trade presently generates about 3.8 trillion dollars in retail sales annually and accounts for about 12.9% of all business establishments (U.S. Census [42]).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInteger Programming
Subtitle of host publicationTheory and Practice
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages32
ISBN (Electronic)9781420039597
ISBN (Print)0849319145, 9780849319143
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Computer Science(all)


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