plan·​o·​gram | \ ˈpla-nə-ˌgram How to pronounce planogram (audio) \

Definition of planogram

: a schematic drawing or plan for displaying merchandise in a store so as to maximize sales

Examples of planogram in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The planogram was enforced by occasional visits from HMV managers. David Segal, New York Times, "Can Britain’s Top Bookseller Save Barnes & Noble?," 8 Aug. 2019 Several major U.S. chains are already utilizing big data and virtual reality to modify planograms to increase average revenue per cart. Jay Samit, Fortune, "Brick and Mortar Retail Is About to Get a Technology Makeover," 23 June 2017

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First Known Use of planogram

1986, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for planogram

plan- (taken as combining form of plan entry 1) + -gram

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The first known use of planogram was in 1986

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Cite this Entry

“Planogram.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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