shelf space

shelf space

the amount of space allocated to a particular product or brand by a wholesaler or retailer. Shelf space is particularly important in the case of consumer goods sold through self-service retail outlets such as SUPERMARKETS, where the amount and location of shelf space devoted to a brand can have a significant impact upon sales volume. See SHELF LIFE.
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The Co-operative, which is giving over shelf space to Easter eggs, said many customers liked to buy them "as soon as they can".
"When we took a closer look at the amount of shelf space that bunched leeks required, we wanted to come up with an alternative.
Offered in a variety of options--from light- to heavy-duty capacity--and with drop-in construction, the track fits any pallet rack type and allows products of different sizes be positioned within the same shelf space, separated by guiderails.
What is needed is an enhanced and diversified product line to capture retail shelf space.
The bigger issue is that retailers have possibly lost control of their shelf space. So overwhelmed are they with supplier options that, rather than manage their inventories, they simply accede to supplier requests and take on products they had, in different times, turned down.
Due to its outer packaging, the item takes up only 2.5 inches of shelf space. The medium patches, with six patches per package, are designed for smaller areas, including the arms and neck.
The Grocer's Rob Brown, who compiled the list, said: "With shelf space squeezed and shoppers holding the purse strings ever more tightly, effective marketing of products has never been more important.
"Welsh Lamb's shelf space performance was particularly pleasing - taking a further 10% of shelf space against our global and domestic competitors."
While it doesn't eliminate brick-and-mor-tar, the plan presages store closings, smaller inventories and less shelf space for licensed apparel, toys and other goods.
Ulta has given more shelf space to another firm too: Whish Beauty.
The basic purpose of this paper was to know the effect of shelf space arrangements of products on purchase decisions of customers.
The payments are themselves a symptom of the hyper-competitive nature of British grocery retailing, with big brands scrambling for the best shelf space. Tesco charges a premium for this shelf space and sometimes claims a rebate from its suppliers if it hits sales targets.