Importance of the integrated purchasing for food businesses
O. Tvrdoň, R. Presováhttps://doi.org/10.17221/5147-AGRICECONCitation:Tvrdoň O., Presová R. (2005): Importance of the integrated purchasing for food businesses. Agric. Econ. – Czech, 51: 521-529.
The paper describes the importance of integrated purchasing for agrarian businesses and for retail chains, i.e. on two opposite sides of the different economic and negotiating power. It points out the trends of the modern purchasing, economic benefits of long-term business relations, and the importance of objectively settled terms of payment for the purchased products. The paper emphasizes the specifics of sales cooperatives of farmers as a modern element of sales and purchasing activities of the agricultural primary production.Keywords:
integrated purchasing, sales cooperatives, retail chains, agrarian sector, responsibility, evaluation, suppliers, trends of purchasing, dynamic approach, purchasing activity