When making a purchase decision at the point of sale, the consumer is often left alone with questions about the products: “Where can the product be found in the store?” might be the most frequent question here. The consumer can now get the answer on his smartphone or tablet.
Retailers and their suppliers carefully plan shelves for a sales room in the specialist or retail trade: Spacemanagement builds up a shelf of product carriers and fills it with products, applying an assortment strategy and optimizing inventory quantities.
In the discussion about shelf planning, space management and space optimization, arguments that tend to have the character of myths keep coming up. We want to examine these statements here and help to debunk myths and replace them with facts.
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