This chapter develops a productivity analysis of the US consumer drug store business using data envelopment analysis. This study concerns itself with five major US consumer drug chains. The output variables used are profit, total revenue, and prescription revenues. The input variables are number of pharmacists, number of drug store assets, and capital equity.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Business, Management and Accounting(all)
- DEA linear programming model
- Data envelopment analysis
- consumer drug store chains
- decision-making unit