Retail anthropology financial definition of retail anthropology
The study of consumers' shopping habits in order to choose the best locations for new retail sites and the best designs for the development itself and for the space within each store.
References in periodicals archive
Two decades of retail anthropology
provide some of the basis for this book and discusses the lure of the shopping centre or mall.
At the time the crude feedback available to shopkeepers consisted of security guards performing the occasional count, John says, casting his mind back to the dark ages of retail anthropology
This kind of thinking is so crucial to US business that it has spawned its own industry - retail anthropology.
While the professor agrees that we may not be as obsessive about retail anthropology in the UK, many stores still employ the persuasive principles.