05383111 is referenced by 113 patents and cites 10 patents.

A merchandising system for conducting a control of article display positions that are generally changed by the customers includes a method of obtaining article display positions based on the present display state. In this system, when selecting coordinate items to be suitably combined with an article, the display positions thereof can be easily determined, which advantageously helps the customer to search the store or floor for the desired items.

Title
Visual merchandizing (VMD) control method and system
Application Number
7/593955
Publication Number
5383111
Application Date
October 9, 1990
Publication Date
January 17, 1995
Inventor
Hiroaki Oyama
Yokohama
JP
Tatsumi Nishimoto
Ayase
JP
Tetsuo Kusuzaki
Kawasaki
JP
Kichizo Akashi
Ebina
JP
Tadashi Tenma
Sagamihara
JP
Akira Kagami
Kawasaki
JP
Koichi Homma
Yokohama
JP
Agent
Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee
Assignee
Hitachi
JP
IPC
G06F 15/24
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