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Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 424181, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/424181
Research Article

Pricing Decisions of Competing Tobacco Enterprises with Online Channel

1Research Center of Logistics, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai 201306, China
2School of Economics and Management, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai 201306, China

Received 25 September 2015; Accepted 4 November 2015

Academic Editor: Paolo Renna

Copyright © 2015 Rong Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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