Saravanan Kesavan

University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

United States

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Scholarly Papers (6)

1.

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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Abstract:

Inventory Turnover, Price Responses, Quantity Response, Demand Shock, Firm Performance, U.S. Retail Industry, Econometric Analyses

2.

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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Abstract:

Retailing, Econometric Analysis, OM - Accounting Interface

3.

Increasing Sales by Managing Congestion in Self-Service Environments: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Nov 2014
Saravanan Kesavan, Vinayak Deshpande and Hyun Seok Lee
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Operations Area and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Abstract:

Fitting room, Store performance, Store labor management, Retail operations, Empirical, Self-service, Congestion

4.

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

Abstract:

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

5.

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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6.

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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