Learning Objectives

  1. Describe small business distribution and explain how “efficiencies” afect channels of distribution.
  2. Explain how the location of your business can provide a competitive advantage.
  3. Discuss the central issues in choosing a particular site within a city.
  4. Compare the three basic types of locations.
  5. Explain the types of layout you can choose. 
  6. Present the circumstances under which leasing, buying, or building is an appropriate choice.