Unit pricing in supermarkets: review of past evidence from academic and industry studies

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Abstract

This document was prepared to inform the work of the International Standards Organisation’s Committee ISP/PC 294 developing a guidance standard for unit pricing. Unit price (from now on UP) is the price per a standardised unit of measure presented to consumers at a point of sale (such as on a supermarket shelf). The document reviews existing studies conducted by academic and other organisations on UP, and summarises current legislative practices in different countries.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAdelaide, South Australia
PublisherUniversity of South Australia
Commissioning bodyInternational Standards Organisation Public Committee on developing best practice guide for unit price (ISO/PC 294).
Number of pages23
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Unit pricing
  • price control measures
  • standards
  • consumers
  • supermarkets

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