Customers' segmentation in pharmaceutical distribution industry based on the RFML model.

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Date: May 5, 2021
Publisher: Inderscience Publishers Ltd.
Document Type: Brief article
Length: 153 words

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The distribution industry is one of the main industries and infrastructures in every country's economy. Improving the efficiency of the distribution industry is important as an intermediary link between the manufacturer and the consumer, which has an important share of the cost. One of the factors that help this is the use of modern technologies to manage bulk sales data of customers and find important variables on their purchases' behaviours. In this study, first data mining methods are used to segment the pharmaceutical industry customers based on the RFML model and then these results are evaluated. In the following, in order to help decision-makers and marketing managers of this industry, practical suggestions are presented for each group of the customers. The results could help marketing and sales managers of this industry to have more effective planning for each customer segment and developing their future program for their visitors. Byline: Nastaran Nikaein, Ehsan Abedin

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A662152732