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Newsvendor Model

This model creates an scenario in which a newspaper vendor must decide how many copies of the day's paper to stock in the face of uncertain demand and knowing that unsold copies will be worthless at the end of the day.
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Zettelkasten, July 22, 2021

Notes

  • The newsvendor model is a mathematical model in operations management and economics used to optimize inventory levels.

  • It's characterizde by fixed prices and uncertain demand for a perishable product.

  • This model creates an scenario in which a newspaper vendor must decide how many copies of the day's paper to stock in the face of uncertain demand and knowing that unsold copies will be worthless at the end of the day.

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