Definition: Sales space

Structural business statistics

Sales space is taken to mean the estimated area of that part of the premises devoted to selling and display, i.e.:
- the total space to which customers have access, including fitting rooms;
- counter space and window space;
- the space behind counters used by shop assistants.

Sales space does not include offices, storage and preparation rooms, workshops, staircases, cloakrooms and other amenity rooms.
Source:
European Union, Commission Regulation (EC) No 2700/98 of 17 December 1998 concerning the definitions of characteristics for structural business statistics
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