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van Eijkern, Adrien (author)
Retailers must adapt their activity to comply with the evolving demands of their customers. Increasing demand on order-fulfilment services, along with determination to keep high service levels, have raised the problem of space scarcity at retailer stores to keep and process picked customer orders. Congestion is then experienced in store order...
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Gu, Nien-Hua (author)
The thesis addresses the implementation challenges of Machine Learning (ML) for merchandisers in the scenario of digitalization of retailing, and proposes a product-service design as the solution. The digitalization of retailing is defined as an on-going process to integrate Internet-connected digital technologies into interfaces between...
master thesis 2019
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van de Mosselaar, Maud (author)
Despite the rise of digitalization, and consequently e-commerce, the physical fashion store remains relevant in the retail environment. Still generating almost all sales. However, stores are shifting from a place to buy to a place to be. Where experiences are more important than products. Inevitably, to fulfil customers’ needs and differentiate...
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Bakker, Annet (author)
Lighting can have a significant influence on product appearance, and therefore on product perception. Multiple studies showed this influence of retail lighting (e.g. Baker et al., 1992; Quartier et al., 2014b). However, existing research into the influence of lighting on product perception is somewhat insufficient, therefore the goal was to gain...
master thesis 2019
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Verseput, Sander (author)
It is the year 2019 and the Dutch economy is flourishing. However, the retail sector is still in a ‘re- inventing phase’. The popularity of e-commerce is increasing and Dutch shopping districts are continuously changing. This affects the profitability of both retailers and retail investors. Considering that the Dutch population is aging, people...
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Huizenga, Nick (author)
From the birth of consumerism in the early 18th century shopping as a leisure activity has been an integral part of our everyday lives. Its physical manifestations have a great resonance within our cities and the built environment. Throughout history retail typologies have constantly been adapted and reinvented around major shifts within our...
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Hermes, Nick (author)
If brands that operate in the digital context do not start building their own front-end AI enabled channels, they risk falling behind on competition (White, Addison & Fritz, 2018). But as these (often traditional) organisations implement AI-systems in customer-facing practices, it slowly becomes the new front-office brand ambassadors of the...
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Coster, Dennis (author)
In the period following the start of the economic crisis retail vacancy has steadily increased in many countries around the world. A frequently mentioned cause of the increase in retail vacancy is the growing popularity of online shopping. In various scientific publications, scholars have addressed the possible future implications of online...
master thesis 2019
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Meijboom, Jurriaan (author)
Food waste is an increasing problem worldwide. Around one third of all produced food is estimated to end up as waste. This has big environmental and economic consequences. In literature, little is known about the causes of waste, its key performance indicators and how to reduce it. Some root causes were found, but none were quantitatively...
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Nieuweboer, Helen (author)
The effects of the linear economy on our environment are becoming more visible every day. Governments act by introducing sustainability related laws and legislation, stimulating companies to make their products ready for a circular economy. This project aimed at using the benefits of the Internet of Things to design a circular supermarket...
master thesis 2018
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Bao, Zixian (author)
Fastest growing wine market “Chinese wine market has been growing steadily between 2008-2012, by a constant growth rate of 137%” (Wang, 2018). The importation of wine is expected to grow from 2 million cases in 2007 to 50 million cases in 2017. The potential market is estimated at between 50 million and 250 million Chinese drinkers (Hays, 2015)....
master thesis 2018
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van der Knaap, Rodney (author)
Previously to the start of this project a research in fifteen monobrand stores of G-Star Raw has been conducted. During this research four major insights of the current consumer experience in the G-Star stores were derived which led to the following problem definition:<br/><br/>Currently, G-Star RAW’s products are not experienced in full...
master thesis 2018
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Bouwknecht, Femke (author)
Although more and more brands go online, a lot of them choose to sell o ine as well. Apparently, there is something about the o ine that attracts brands. In shops they can make contact with the customer, let them try out their products and give them a look in what way their products can be a part of their lifestyle. The design of the shop plays...
master thesis 2018
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de Boer, Daan (author)
The retail market is changing rapidly. Many new offline, as well as online competitors, arrived. As a result, customers became more demanding. One of the critical elements is that customers expect a high variety of products that are always available. Out of Stocks (OoSs) in apparel stores result in lost sales in the short term and a declining...
master thesis 2018
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van den Berg, Tim (author)
The online grocery retail industry is rapidly growing and has to improve order picking activities which is one of the most costly and labor-intensive activities of their supply chain. Gamification has been promised to increase the motivation and productivity of order pickers, but empirical findings in real world work environments are still...
master thesis 2017
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Rognvaldsdottir, Margret (author)
A distribution network is the pathway that all products and services go through before reaching the end consumer. It consists of interdependent institutions which perform tasks such as inventory carrying, generation of demand and physical distribution. The physical distribution has direct impact on both supply chain costs and customer service...
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Verton, Marlinde (author)
A growth in the Dutch food retail is observed. People eat and drink significantly more. 50% of all food is bought in supermarkets and every day over 4 million people in the Netherlands buy their groceries in the supermarket (Rabobank, 2016) (CBL, 2016). However, the current supermarket cannot exist in the future. In its current state, it faces...
master thesis 2017
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Mankers, E. (author)
Background In the Netherlands, substantial health consequences can be seen due to a general unhealthy eating lifestyle, where only few people meet the guidelines. Ahold Delhaize acknowledges its role in this matter and wants to contribute with a healthier assortment, and inspiring programs and services. Moreover, Albert Heijn wants to shift its...
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van Neer, M.T. (author)
There is a considerable increase of vacancies on the retail market. This can lead to a decline of the liveability of the environment and blight in the area. There is a tension whether the government should intervene or the market needs to address retail vacancies. This case study in the Netherlands identifies the possible roles and instruments...
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Montijn, M. (author)
Currently, digital transformation has high priority in the retail sector. But retailers face difficulties to make successful use of digital technologies in the store. Digital innovations in-store are frequently seen as unnecessary, unintuitive and uncomfortable by the consumers. Furthermore, the personalization strategies initiated with digital...
master thesis 2017
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