Applying K-Means Clustering for User Profiling in Retail: A Department Store Case Study
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- k-means; user profiling; Calinski-Harabasz index; department store
In the face of intensifying market competition, department stores are increasingly focused on understanding consumer characteristics and behaviors, as well as evaluating their value. User profiling emerges as a crucial method for comprehending customer needs and preferences, enabling the development of targeted marketing strategies to enhance customer loyalty and improve user experience. This study employs the k-means clustering algorithm for user profiling in department stores. By utilizing the Calinski-Harabasz index and the elbow method, users are grouped based on three features, resulting in optimal clustering and the division of users into four distinct clusters. Each cluster represents a unique user profile, reflecting diverse characteristics and behaviors. User profiling facilitates the understanding of target customer segments, thereby enabling the implementation of effective personalized marketing strategies. Additionally, it promotes the integration of online and offline experiences and facilitates the prediction of future demand trends. The advancements in big data and artificial intelligence technologies make user profiling an essential tool in the retail industry.
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TY - CONF AU - Jiahao Huang AU - Pao-Min Tu AU - Zhicheng Liu AU - Weisen Song AU - Lijie Li PY - 2023 DA - 2023/10/09 TI - Applying K-Means Clustering for User Profiling in Retail: A Department Store Case Study BT - Proceedings of the 2023 4th International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management (ICMSEM 2023) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1718 EP - 1725 SN - 2352-5428 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/978-94-6463-256-9_175 DO - 10.2991/978-94-6463-256-9_175 ID - Huang2023 ER -