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In the field of retail and trade, this term refers to the length of the shelves that a product or brand occupies.

Today, the term can also be used as a synonym for department (store).

Finally, we can also talk about floor space and developed floor space.

The shelf space corresponds to the length that the shelf furniture occupies within a department or even a point of sale. To obtain the developed shelf space, simply multiply the floor space by the total number of product display levels.