Gartner Research

Retail Merchandise Space Planning and Optimization: Characteristics of Successful Implementations

Published: 25 February 2011

ID: G00211176

Analyst(s): Kevin Sterneckert


Gartner recognizes a trend of increased focus on retail merchandise space determination as retailers look to increase return on assets and localization. Six characteristics for success are discussed within this research.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • The Golden Egg of Improving Space Determination
  • Retailers Report Six Pillars of Achievement Required to Realize the Benefits Mentioned Above
    • Macroasset and Microasset Definitions
    • Compliance
    • Planning
    • Analytics
    • Space Optimization
    • Link Assortment and Space Decisions

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