Obviously, space planning is a prime concern for most retailers. Merchandise position is an important part of designing the facility. It is also an important part of crime prevention.
1. Review the information at the following website and take the quiz at the end to see if you understand some of the issues associated with planning the design of your retail space.
2. Next, review the various type of store layouts at the following website
3. Now read the article from the University of Minnesota in store design.
4. Watch the following videos to help you better understand the retail space planning process.
5 Answer the following questions in the duscussion forum.
Which store design is most appropriate for your proposed store? Describe the personality of your retail store. Which brands will your stock and where will they be positioned in the store. Don’t forget to respond to your peers’ comments.