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The Digitalization of Local Owner-Operated Retail Outlets: How Environmental and Organizational Factors Drive the Use of Digital Tools and Applications

Lars Bollweg, Soeren Baersch, Richard Lackes, Markus Siepermann, Peter Weber
2021 Business Information Systems  
The digitalization of the retail industry is a disruptive innovation process which endangers the very existence of Local Owner Operated Retail Outlets (LOOROs).  ...  As their customers get more and more used to buying via digital channels, they more and more expect the provision of digital services.  ...  Future research would be valuable on at least the following aspects: (1) Technology: Systematic research is needed to identify promising technologies and digital tools and applications that can help LOOROs  ... 
doi:10.52825/bis.v1i.54 fatcat:fektl4xr2fafjgwu6m2exy62oi

The digital transformation of local owner-operated retail outlets

Lars Michael Bollweg, Technische Universität Dortmund, Technische Universität Dortmund
In a growing market environment, local owner operated retail outlets (LOOROs) are obliged to adapt their own business models to the intense competitive situation in the retail sector.  ...  This cumulative dissertation examines LOOROs passive behavior towards digitalization and aims to deliver insights that will help the public sector as well as the owners and managers of LOOROs in order  ...  Carrot-or-Stick: How to Trigger the Digitalization of Local Owner Operated Retail Outlets?  ... 
doi:10.17877/de290r-18987 fatcat:trmkltwlengh5bmr2abethdiem

Digitalization of Local Owner-Operated Retail Outlets: Between Customer Demand, Competitive Challenge and Business Persistence [chapter]

Lars Bollweg, Fachhochschule Südwestfalen, Soest, Germany, Richard Lackes, Markus Siepermann, Peter Weber, TU Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany
2020 WI2020 Zentrale Tracks  
The digitalization of the retail industry is a disruptive innovation process that threatens the very existence of Local Owner Operated Retail Outlets (LOOROs).  ...  As their customers get more and more used to buying via digital channels, they more and more expect the provision of digital services.  ...  Introduction The digital transformation of all parts of the society and of the retail industry in particular poses tremendous challenges to local owner-operated retail outlets (LOOROs), which are characterized  ... 
doi:10.30844/wi_2020_j5-bollweg dblp:conf/wirtschaftsinformatik/BollwegLSW20 fatcat:wfvc72es2radvc33gsgm3ozqqu

Carrot-or-Stick: How to Trigger the Digitalization of Local Owner Operated Retail Outlets?

Lars Bollweg, Richard Lackes, Markus Siepermann, Peter Weber
2018 Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences   unpublished
Local Owner Operated Retail Outlets (LOOROs) are threatened in their very existence by the digitalization pressure from online and offline competitors on the one hand and by changing shopping habits of  ...  Politicians, city managers and retail lobbies seek for triggers to support the local structures and to push the digitalization efforts of local retailers.  ...  Therefore, we examine whether and how "available resources" (carrot) and "perceived pressures" (stick) influence the owners of local retail outlets to use digital technologies.  ... 
doi:10.24251/hicss.2018.480 fatcat:xiw3oxubarhtdjm2bma7izp45a

Building SMEs' Competitive Advantage and the Organizational Agility of Apparel Retailers in Indonesia: The role of ICT as an Initial Trigger

Achsanul Qosasi, Erwin Permana, Anang Muftiadi, Margo Purnomo, Erna Maulina
2019 Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business  
This study investigates how the use of ICT affects firms' agility and finally ends in their competitive advantage.  ...  The use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) could make Small Medium Enterprises (SME) capable of capturing future potential markets.  ...  Business agility, facilitated by communication and information technology in the operation of small apparel retail outlets in traditional markets in Jakarta, also indicates that transactions are not only  ... 
doi:10.22146/gamaijb.39001 fatcat:l4q2how3sfe37iyxvbi6k7ivla

Identifying Digital Transformation Paths in the Business Model of SMEs during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Anjar Priyono, Abdul Moin, Vera Nur Aini Oktaviani Putri
2020 Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market and Complexity  
The objective of this study was to analyze how small and medium enterprises (SMEs) cope with environmental changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic by pursuing the business model transformation with the support  ...  maturity who decide to digitalize the sales function only; and, third, the SMEs that have very limited digital literacy but are supported by a high level of social capital.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/joitmc6040104 doaj:b9930f2d92344815a07a7ebe2426b6d1 fatcat:odnz5bhefbbohpd4sgec6txi54

Key Success Factors (KSFs) Underlying the Adoption of Social Media Marketing Technology

Sunday C. Eze, Vera C. A. Chinedu-Eze, Hart O. Awa
2021 SAGE Open  
The study used technology–organization–environment (T-O-E) framework as the theoretical basis to examine the critical factors that stimulate MSMEs adoption of SMMT in Nigeria.  ...  However, thematic analysis was the data treatment technique; and the study extended the T-O-E framework to provide an understanding into the dominant factors that specifically influence MSMEs' adoption  ...  This was evidenced by the respondents' mention of such organizational factors and resources as efficiency, support from owners, and so on.  ... 
doi:10.1177/21582440211006695 fatcat:dggdh4l6wfgilb3z3tahwu24qa

The Five-step Model – Procurement to Increase Transport Efficiency for an Urban Distribution of Goods

Olof Moen
2016 Transportation Research Procedia  
In a case study, a commercial vehicle routing software was used to create a situation analysis of a manually dispatched transport network to 324 retail outlets, which was subsequently compared to the route-optimized  ...  The efficiency of a transport system is dependent on how resources in the system are utilized.  ...  A business model defines how operations are organized and how the expansion of a company develops.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trpro.2016.02.039 fatcat:iulx5l3wlncevlkfxc66tjjzr4

Study on Amalgamation of Internet of Things in Industrial Applications

A. Kaleel Ahmed et al., A. Kaleel Ahmed et al.,
2018 International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development  
In this study, the integration of IoT in various industrial applications is studied.  ...  Millions of people in some way, shape or form, are contributing towards an internet society and an internet economy by having and using devices that are connected to the internet and to each other.  ...  From lights to smart outlets and key tracking devices, they help owners save time and money.  ... 
doi:10.24247/ijmperdfeb2018148 fatcat:ylatu2b2n5fddp6vzqp4dia5xe

Smart Farming Introduction in Wine Farms: A Systematic Review and a New Proposal

Daniele Sarri, Stefania Lombardo, Andrea Pagliai, Carolina Perna, Riccardo Lisci, Valentina De Pascale, Marco Rimediotti, Guido Cencini, Marco Vieri
2020 Sustainability  
Data collection was carried out using a participant-observer method in brainstorming sessions, where the authors reflected on the significance of technology adoption means and how to put them in practice  ...  The study was carried out in Italy involving farmers, workers, or owners of wine farms who are progressively introducing or using precision agriculture technologies on their farm.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank all the farms and the subjects who interacted with the acquisition of the elements for the development of the methodology.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12177191 fatcat:wl3t2xbfxjeq5dy7ellvcbguxu

The influence of plural organizational forms on beliefs and outcomes related to new product adoption

William J. Ritchie, George Young, Ali M. Shahzad, Robert W. Kolodinsky, Steven A. Melnyk
2015 Management Decision  
Design/methodology/approach -The authors used a case study approach involving survey data collection from 190 corporate-owned and licensed retail outlets that were members of a large, single organization  ...  Originality/value -Multiple organizational structure forms operating within the same organizational entity, or "plural form" organizations, offer unique opportunities for examination.  ...  Fourth, for both corporate and franchised stores, the physical structures of the retail outlets appear identical and operate in similar ways and offered the same products and services.  ... 
doi:10.1108/md-05-2014-0287 fatcat:3fhrxgvzzrdsvhkzhllvcqelhi

Marketing planning and digital customer loyalty data in small business

Christina Donnelly, Geoff Simmons, Gillian Armstrong, Andrew Fearne
2012 Marketing Intelligence & Planning  
Findings -A pertinent aspect of the conceptualization is the role of small business owner-manager insight and intuition within an experiential learning context.  ...  The purpose of this paper is to consider, for the first time, the potential relationship between retailer loyalty card marketing intelligence and small business market orientation.  ...  This comprises a set of analytical tools that firms can buy into to help build reports and gain insight into how their products are performing in all Tesco UK outlets (Humby et al., 2007) .  ... 
doi:10.1108/02634501211251034 fatcat:vx2w3lumgzdvxp2ojxsye6sd7a

Cluster Analysis of Young Online Consumers in Indian Context

Dipanjay Bhalerao
2015 ANVESHAK-International Journal of Management  
Unorganized retailing refers to the traditional forms of low-cost retailing, for example, local kirana shops, owner-operated general stores, paan/ beedi shops, convenience stores, hand cart and street  ...  Tata Nano and Ford came with Tata Nano Drive and Ford Discover Smart Drive concepts where they used the actual experience of the car users.  ...  IB Trust There is nobody to solve problems in online stores as they operate online to solve problems. IB Trust Loyalty is created by product brand and not by the online store.  ... 
doi:10.15410/aijm/2015/v4i2/67730 fatcat:77idyos2snhodduz4a7tqkpume

Retailing Innovations in a Globalizing Retail Market Environment

Werner Reinartz, Benedict Dellaert, Manfred Krafft, V. Kumar, Rajan Varadarajan
2011 Journal of Retailing  
the success of global and globalizing retailers.  ...  In recent years, the combination of economic growth and population growth in emerging markets and less developed markets has accelerated the progression of globalization of retailing and globalization  ...  of aspects of innovations in retailing, especially in the context of environmental factors that retailers are confronted with in the global arena in which they operate.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jretai.2011.04.009 fatcat:2ln2zhovabeovj3tf4j2z7dkfq

Expanding Possibilities at the Base of the Pyramid

Erik Simanis, Stuart Hart
2006 Innovations Technology Governance Globalization  
By simply making KickStart technologies accessible to the poor through local market outlets, KickStart provides an enabling tool that expands the poor's opportunity set and,  ...  In turn, business development and enterprise creation driven by the poor has emerged as a powerful philosophy and tool for addressing poverty and marginality.  ...  The company relies on a micro-franchise model to equip rural entrepreneurs with a computer, monitor, printer, digital camera, back-up battery and application suite, all in local language.  ... 
doi:10.1162/itgg.2006.1.1.43 fatcat:rfzyafi3evf45psgybsrspbpb4
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