Kurtuluş, M., R. C. Savaskan, C. Wang. (2020). Drivers and Implications of Direct-Store-Delivery in Distribution Channels. Forthcoming in Production and Operations Management.

Nakkas, A., Y. Alan, M. Kurtuluş. (2020). Category Captainship in the Presence of Retail CompetitionProduction and Operations Management, 29(2), 263-280.

Alan, Y., M. Kurtuluş, C. Wang. (2018). The Role of Store Brand Spillover in a Retailer’s Category Management Strategy. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 21(3), 620-635.

Alan, Y., J. Dotson, and M. Kurtuluş. (2017). On the Competitive and Collaborative Implications of Category CaptainshipJournal of Marketing. 81(4), 127-143.

Galbreth, M., M. Kurtuluş, and M. Shor. (2015). How Collaborative Forecasting Can Reduce Forecast AccuracyOperations Research Letters. 43 (4), 349-353.

Kurtuluş, M., S. Ulku, J. Dotson, and A. Nakkas. (2014). The Impact of Category Captainship on Breadth and Appeal of Retail AssortmentJournal of Retailing. 90 (3), 379-392.

Kurtuluş, M., A. Nakkas, and S. Ulku. (2014). The Value of Category Captainship in the Presence of Manufacturer CompetitionProduction and Operations Management.  23 (3), 420–430.

Kurtuluş, M., S. Ulku, and L.B. Toktay. (2012). The Value of Collaborative Forecasting in Supply Chains. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 14 (1), 82-98. Winter 2012.  (Finalist in the EURO/INFORMS 2003 Management Science Strategic Innovation Competition on Market Coordination in Supply Chain Management.)

Wang, T., A Atasu and M. Kurtuluş. (2012). A Multi-Ordering Newsvendor Model with Dynamic Forecast EvolutionManufacturing & Service Operations Management. 14 (3), pp.472-484

Kurtuluş, M., A. Nakkas. (2011). Retail Assortment Planning under Category CaptainshipManufacturing & Service Operations Management. 13 (1), pp.124-142. Winter 2011. (Awarded the ICI-Unilever research grant for €15,000)

Kurtuluş, M., L.B. Toktay. (2011). Category Captainship vs. Retailer Category Management under Limited Retail Shelf SpaceProduction and Operations Management. 20 (1), pp.47-56. January/February 2011. (This paper won the Wickham Skinner Award for the Best Unpublished Paper at POMS in 2006).

Kurtuluş, M., L.B. Toktay. (2004). Category Captainship: Who Wins, who Loses? ECR Journal. 4 (2), Winter 2004.

Anisimov V.V., M Kurtuluş. Markov retrial queuing models in light traffic conditions. Cybernetics and System Analysis, v. 36, no. 6, 2001.


Kurtuluş, M. “Collaborative Forecasting in Retail Supply Chains.” Handbook of Information Exchange in Supply Chain Management edited by Albert Ha and Christopher Tang. Springer, 2017, 39-61.

Kurtuluş, M., L.B. Toktay. “Category Captainship Practices in the Retail Industry” Chap. 5 in Retail Supply Chain Management. Vol. 122, edited by Narendra Agarwal and Stephen Smith. International Series in Operations Research & Management Science. Springer. (Revised for the 2nd Edition of the Book)


Allocation of Operational Decisions in Retail Supply Chains.

Shelf Space Management in the Presence of Store Brands (with Yasin Alan). In preparation.

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