4 Whole Foods Market Layout

4 Whole Foods Market Layout - Facility Layout Whole Foods...

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Facility Layout Whole Foods
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Whole Foods Market History Founded 1980, in Austin Texas At the time, fewer than 6 natural foods supermarkets in the U.S. World’s leading retailer of natural and organic foods 270 stores in the U.S. and United Kingdom
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How they Operate Products obtained locally from all over the world Emphasis on highest quality, least processed, most flavorful and naturally preserved foods Globally support organic farming, sustainable agriculture, protecting the environment and farm workers Support local communities surrounding stores
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Examine the efficiency of store layout for Whole Foods Market Determine what improvements can be made from the point of the business customer Determine results from layout changes
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Approach Examine fundamentals of retail layout Relationship diagramming-Muther’s Grid Rank the importance of products distance from each other Other considerations -space eaters -scanner data -shelving fees -products
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A Typical Retail Outlet
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This note was uploaded on 10/29/2009 for the course BUSQOM 1070 taught by Professor Shang during the Fall '09 term at Pittsburgh.

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