Saravanan Kesavan

University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

300 Kenan Center Drive

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

United States

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Managing the Impact of Fitting-Room Traffic on Retail Sales: Using Labor to Reduce Phantom Stockouts

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2019
Hyun Seok Lee, Saravanan Kesavan and Vinayak Deshpande
College of Business, Oregon State University, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Operations Area
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Retail operations, Empirical research, Field experiments, Phantom stockouts, Fitting-room traffic

2.

Do High- and Low-Inventory Turnover Retailers Respond Differently to Demand Shocks?

Johnson School Research Paper Series No. 29-2012, UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper No. 2013-5
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2013
Saravanan Kesavan, Tarun Kushwaha and Vishal Gaur
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
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Inventory Turnover, Price Responses, Quantity Response, Demand Shock, Firm Performance, U.S. Retail Industry, Econometric Analyses

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The Predictive Power of Abnormal Inventory Growth: Application to Earnings Forecasting for Retailers

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2012
Saravanan Kesavan and Vidya Mani
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Operations Area
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Retailing, Econometric Analysis, OM - Accounting Interface

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Managerial Incentives, Operational Decisions, and Firm Outcomes: Evidence From a Quasi-Experiment at a Retail Chain

Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise Research Paper No. 19-4
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 10 Jun 2018
Saravanan Kesavan, Camelia M. Kuhnen and Hyun Seok Lee
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and College of Business, Oregon State University
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Incentive, Retail Operations, Empirical, Quasi-Experiment, Difference-in-Differences, Labor Scheduling

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Do Productive Retailers Have Fewer Excess Inventory Announcements?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Jun 2018
Hyun Seok Lee and Saravanan Kesavan
College of Business, Oregon State University and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Empirical research, Excess inventory announcement, Productivity

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Effect of Traffic on Sales and Conversion Rates of Retail Stores

Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Forthcoming, Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2011-4
Posted: 06 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2012
Texas A&M University - Department of Information & Operations Management, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Operations Area

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Store Performance, Traffic Variability, Traffic Uncertainty, Store Labor Management, Retail Operations

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Do Inventory and Gross Margin Data Improve Sales Forecasts for US Public Retailers?

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 1305304, Johnson School Research Paper Series No. #02-09
Posted: 24 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2012
Saravanan Kesavan, Vishal Gaur and Ananth Raman
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit

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Estimating Demand Uncertainty Using Judgmental Forecasts

NYU Working Paper No. OM-2005-08
Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Vishal Gaur, Saravanan Kesavan, Ananth Raman and Marshall Fisher
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department

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