Slotting Fees for Organic Retail Products: Evidence From a Survey of U.S. Food Retailers

I. Julia Marasteanu, Edward C. Jaenicke, Carolyn Dimitri

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Abstract

Based on a survey of U.S. food retailers, our study finds that almost one third of U.S. food retailers charge slotting fees for certified organic food products, a retailing area where slotting fees had not previously been well documented. Econometric results from both ordered response and binary response models suggest that a number of firm-level attributes do influence the presence and/or relative size of organic slotting fees in a manner that is mostly consistent with an economic efficiency rationale and partly consistent with a market power/strategic behavior rationale for slotting fees.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)28-48
Number of pages21
JournalJournal of International Food and Agribusiness Marketing
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2014

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Keywords

  • food retailing
  • organic food
  • slotting fees

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Marketing
  • Food Science

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Slotting Fees for Organic Retail Products : Evidence From a Survey of U.S. Food Retailers. / Marasteanu, I. Julia; Jaenicke, Edward C.; Dimitri, Carolyn.

In: Journal of International Food and Agribusiness Marketing, Vol. 26, No. 1, 01.2014, p. 28-48.

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