Sales Per Square Foot

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Sales Per Square Foot'

A popular sales metric used in the retailing industry. Sales per square foot is simply the average revenue a retail business creates for every square foot of sales space.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Sales Per Square Foot'

Sales per square foot is used by businesses and analysts alike to measure the efficiency of a store's management in creating revenues with the amount of sales space available to them. The higher the sales per square foot, the better job mangement is doing of marketing and displaying the store's products.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Units Per Transaction - UPT

    A sales metric often used in the retail sales sector to measure ...
  2. Comps

    A buzzword that refers to a retail firm's comparable same-store ...
  3. Like-For-Like Sales

    A comparison of this year's sales to last year's sales in a particular ...
  4. Same-Store Sales

    A statistic used in retail industry analysis that compares the ...
  5. Enterprise-Value-To-Sales - EV/Sales

    A valuation measure that compares the enterprise value of a company ...
  6. Chain Store Sales

    An indicator that provides information on the monthly sales volumes ...
Related Articles
  1. Measuring Company Efficiency
    Fundamental Analysis

    Measuring Company Efficiency

  2. Choosing The Winners In The Click-And-Mortar ...
    Investing

    Choosing The Winners In The Click-And-Mortar ...

  3. Analyzing Retail Stocks
    Fundamental Analysis

    Analyzing Retail Stocks

  4. Becoming A Financial Analyst
    Professionals

    Becoming A Financial Analyst

comments powered by Disqus
Hot Definitions
  1. Correlation

    In the world of finance, a statistical measure of how two securities move in relation to each other. Correlations are used ...
  2. Letter Of Credit

    A letter from a bank guaranteeing that a buyer's payment to a seller will be received on time and for the correct amount. ...
  3. Due Diligence - DD

    1. An investigation or audit of a potential investment. Due diligence serves to confirm all material facts in regards to ...
  4. Certificate Of Deposit - CD

    A savings certificate entitling the bearer to receive interest. A CD bears a maturity date, a specified fixed interest rate ...
  5. Days Sales Of Inventory - DSI

    A financial measure of a company's performance that gives investors an idea of how long it takes a company to turn its inventory ...
  6. Accounts Payable - AP

    An accounting entry that represents an entity's obligation to pay off a short-term debt to its creditors. The accounts payable ...
Trading Center