Stores Layout and Principles of Stores

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MATERIAL MANAGEMENT

STORES LAYOUT

AND PRINCIPLES OF STORES

BY – CHANDNI BHATT (283009)

ARBAAZ KHAN (283019)

INDRANEIL MUKERJEE (283035)

HARITHA SINGH (283054)

STORES LAYOUT AND PRINCIPLES OF STORES

INTRODUCTION- STORES LAYOUT AND DESIGN

It means the design of a store's interior to encourage people to enter the store and expose them to the maximum variety of merchandise within the space available. For example, some stores have the fresh fruit and vegetable display at the entrance because it is colorful and will attract people in while other stores have fresh foods and other frequently bought items which are located inside the store so people will be exposed to all the other displays when
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• Use of third dimension must be made effectively. Different storage facilities should be situated in clearly defined lanes, so that items are quickly stored and located.

• Main lanes should be 1.5 to 3 meters wide depending on the type of material and amount of traffic involved.

• Clear markings should be made at storage space to facilitate location and identification.

• The fast moving items should be stored near the dispensing window, the slow moving should be away from the window.

FEATURES OF STORES LAYOUT

According to Barton A. Weitz, director of the Center for Retailing Education and Research at the University of Florida in Gainesville, a store layout should do these three things: • Stimulate Impulse Purchases
One way retailers use layouts to entice customers to buy more than they intended is to draw them through the store so they'll see as many of the products as possible.
Jewelry stores put their better products toward the back of the store to pull people in, he says, and supermarkets tend to put popular departments--produce, meat, bakery, deli--along the perimeter. • Make It Easy To Find Goods
Gatto's Cycle Shop is divided into separate showrooms by product categories, such as kids' bicycles or Harley-Davidsons. But displays also

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