How to design the perfect retail space

When a customer enters a store, they may not be aware of all the planning that has gone into the design of that retail space. From how the store is laid out to the background music played over the PA system, there are many elements that contribute to the perfect store design.

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Layout

One of the key considerations when designing the perfect retail space is the layout of the shop floor. Indeed, there have been studies conducted into how the layout of a retail space impacts consumer behaviour. There are several components to layout, including the arrangement of aisles, shelves and racks, and the location of the tills and changing rooms.

Supermarkets are a great example of just how much thought goes into store layout, from placing expensive items at eye level to putting everyday products at the back, thus encouraging you to wander and impulse buy. The …

How Does Transfer of Equity Work?

It can already be a stressful time when it comes to moving house, on top of that mortgage/property jargon can be a bit of a handful too. In the process of changing house there’s a process called ‘Transfer of Equity’, and this will be the process you reach down the line when you’re now looking to move over the ownership of your property. If you’re struggling to understand this concept, we’ve looked to make the process simple for you as we take you through a guide below of the in’s and out’s in Transfer of Equity.

First of all, what exactly is Transfer of Equity?

Transfer of Equity is the process to change the ownership of your property making sure that at least one of the original owners remains on the property ownership. For example, it could be a case that a married couple who originally bought the property have …