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Eco-Labeling and Retailer Pricing Strategies: The U.K. Haddock Market

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Business School, University of Stavanger, Stavanger 4036, Norway
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CAPIA AS, Tromsø 9252, Norway
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The Norwegian Institute of Food, Fisheries and Aquaculture Research (Nofima), Tromsø 9291, Norway
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The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
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Department of Industrial Economics, University of Stavanger, Stavanger 4036, Norway
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Marketing and Retail Division, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
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Sustainability 2018, 10(5), 1522; https://doi.org/10.3390/su10051522
Received: 23 March 2018 / Revised: 2 May 2018 / Accepted: 8 May 2018 / Published: 11 May 2018
(This article belongs to the Section Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Wildlife)
In attempts to differentiate their store imagery, grocery retailers frequently introduce new products, which are often rich in extrinsic attributes such as claims regarding healthiness and environmental sustainability. This paper explores retailers’ pricing strategies for product attributes of haddock in the United Kingdom. The results show that retailers’ pricing strategies vary, in particular for extrinsic product attributes such as eco-labels and country-of-origin. The high price premium generated from the most advocated eco-labels and an emphasis upon promotion strategies appear to play a role in the success of high-end retailers, and may have implications for any heightened competitive responses by larger retail chains in the future. View Full-Text
Keywords: product differentiation; retail pricing; hedonic price model; sustainability; eco-labels; haddock product differentiation; retail pricing; hedonic price model; sustainability; eco-labels; haddock
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Zhang, D.; Sogn-Grundvåg, G.; Asche, F.; Young, J.A. Eco-Labeling and Retailer Pricing Strategies: The U.K. Haddock Market. Sustainability 2018, 10, 1522.

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