Does Cash Really Mean Trash? An Empirical Investigation into the Effect of Retailer Price Promotion on Household Food Waste
Dec 15, 2020
Combines scanner and survey data on household purchase and consumption of eight perishable foods at either regular price or on promotion. Food purchased on a straight discount or multibuy is not wasted as these households report consuming more and taking more preventive action (e.g., freezing food) than do other households.