publication . Other literature type . Article . 2014


Mia Delić;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014 Journal: InterEULawEast : journal for the international and european law, economics and market integrations, volume 1, issue 2 (issn: 1849-3734, eissn: 1849-4439, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics and Business Zagreb
Concentration is one of several key processes that are taking place in retail markets of the European countries. Retail concentration process occurs in all EU countries and it’s manifested with the decreasing number of leading retailers with simultaneous increase in their market share. Undergoing process of retail market concentration is bringing new challenges to all market participants: suppliers, existing retailers and customers. In this paper we will discuss concentration in retail industry, particularly in grocery retailing. The reached level of the grocery retail market concentration will be explained on European and national level in Croatia. In addition,...
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free text keywords: concentration; retail; concentration level; Europe; Croatia
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