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A STUDY ON WORKING OF MODERN AND TRADITIONAL RETAIL OUTLETS: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS

Thesis submitted to the University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Degree of

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN AGRIBUSINESS

By HEMASHREE, A.S.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, DHARWAD UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES, DHARWAD-580 005 JULY, 2008

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Dharwad
JULY, 2008

(N.N. KARNOOL) MAJOR ADVISOR

Approved by: Chairman : ______________________ (N.N. KARNOOL) Members : 1.____________________ (L.B. KUNNAL) 2.____________________ (H. BASAVARAJ) 3.____________________ (BASAVARAJA BANAKAR) 4.____________________ (K.V. ASHALATHA)

CONTENTS
Sl. No. CERTIFICATE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT LIST OF TABLES LIST OF FIGURES 1 2 INTRODUCTION REVIEW OF LITERATURE 2.1 Procurement and inventory management in modern and traditional retail outlet. 2.2 Investment pattern in modern and traditional retail outlets. 2.3 Costs in value addition made by retail outlets. 2.4 Cost and Returns in the trade by retail outlets. 2.5 Factors influencing the consumer behavior in purchase made in retail outlets. 3 METHODOLOGY 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 4 Description of the study area Sampling design Selection of the products Nature and sources of data Analytical tools and techniques employed Definition of terms and concepts used in the study Particulars Page No.

RESULTS 4.1 4.2 Cost of procurement and inventory management in retail outlets Investment pattern in retail outlets

Sl. No. 4.3 4.4 4.5

Particulars

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Cost in value addition made by retail outlets. Cost and returns in the trade by retail outlets Factors influencing the consumer behavior in purchase made in retail outlets.

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DISCUSSION 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 .5 Procurement management and inventory management Investment pattern in retail outlets Cost of value addition in retail outlets Cost and returns in the trade by retail outlets Factors influencing the consumer behaviour in purchase made in retail outlets

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SUMMARY AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS REFERENCES APPENDICES

LIST OF TABLES
Table No. 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 4.14 4.15 4.16 4.17 Title Procurement Pattern of Food Items by Modern Outlets Procurement Pattern of Food Items by Traditional Outlets Cost incurred in Procurement of Food Items by Modern Retail Outlets Cost incurred in Procurement of Food Items by Traditional Retail Outlets Comparison of Mean Value of Procurement Costs between Modern and Traditional Outlets Weekly Inventory Management in modern format Weekly Inventory Management in Traditional Outlet Comparison of Components of Inventory Cost between Modern Traditional Retail Outlets for Food Items and Page No.

Comparison of Mean Values of Inventory Costs between Modern and Traditional Outlets Investment pattern in retail outlets Activities Undertaken in Preparation of the Product for Sale Cost of Preparation of Product in Retail Outlets Value Addition in retail outlets for Selected Products Cost and Returns in marketing of commodities by Modern Retail outlet Cost and Returns in marketing of commodities by Traditional Retail outlet Comparison of Retail Business between Modern and Traditional Outlet Factors influencing on consumer behaviour

LIST OF FIGURES
Figures No. 1a

Title Components of Procurement Cost of Rice and Wheat by Modern and Traditional Retail Outlets

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1b.

Components of Procurement Cost of Greengram and Tur dal by Modern and Traditional Retail Outlets Components of Procurement Cost of Groundnut, Groundnut oil and Sunflower oil by Modern and Traditional Retail Outlets Components of Procurement Cost of Raisins and Cashewnut by Modern and Traditional Retail Outlets Inventory Management in Modern Retail Outlet

1c.

1d.

2.

3.

Inventory Management in Traditional Retail Outlet

LIST OF APPENDICES
Appendix No. 1. Questionnaire – I...
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