Discusses the important considerations for entrepreneurs in selecting retail locations. Covers freestanding sites, business-associated sites, renovated CBDs, and planned shopping centers. Special topics include the principle of cumulative attraction, vacant stores, parking, visibility, negotiating leases, & lease restrictive covenants. A new section shows how to use the Internet for site-selection data such as Census Bureau demographics, state transportation department traffic counts, and computer-modeling location consulting firms. Examples include a clothing-store chain, a home-furnishing store chain, two fast-food chains, an equipment-rental chain, and specialty stores.
2009 ed. 23 min. DVD