Visual merchandizing (VMD) control method and system

  • US 5,383,111 A
  • Filed: 10/09/1990
  • Issued: 01/17/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/06/1989
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method of controlling articles displayed for sale comprising the steps of:

  • reading in a predetermined order merchandise codes of the displayed articles by use of a code reader;

    obtaining sales display position data of the articles depending on a series of the merchandise codes read in the predetermined order;

    selecting an article from the displayed articles;

    accessing a data base storing therein information of the displayed articles to retrieve at least one coordinate article, from the stored information, to be combined with the selected article; and

    outputting information about the retrieved coordinate article.

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