Search and the choice of shopping centre: two models of variability in destination selection.

A. M. Hay, R. J. Johnston

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Abstract

There is abundant empirical evidence that shoppers allocate their custom for the same goods to a number of centres. Such apparent suboptimal behaviour may be a rational response to either or both of the costs of search and variations in the utility offered by the destinations. Two models of such behaviour are presented and are evaluated alongside data on spatiotemporal price variations. The results have implications for the calibration of shopping models and for other research areas.-Authors

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)791-804
Number of pages14
JournalEnvironment and Planning A: Economy and Space
Volume11
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1979

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