Retail Management Qualifications

If you are considering working in retail or currently have a position and are looking for promotion, then you are talking about one of the most underestimated careers in the workplace.  There are many positive benefits to be gained from a career in retail. Retail jobs provide varied and challenging work and the chance to learn valuable skills.

Skills Strategies International delivers the following Retail Qualifications:

Retail is an industry where there is significant on the job training opportunities and where there are a large range of career options including buying, visual merchandising, marketing, finance, e-commerce and human resources. It's also an industry where you can start at the bottom and work your way up to the top.

Many people think that retail is just about sales. If you aspire to a management position you need to have skills in a broad range of areas:

Retail managers oversee everything that makes a store function, from behind the scenes functions (such as buying, inventory, and merchandising) to the sales floor (such as sales and customer service).

Some common tasks you can expect to perform during your retail management career include:

  • Hiring, managing and motivating a team to increase sales
  • Overseeing vendors and the buying process
  • Managing inventory
  • Creating and maintaining store displays
  • Developing and executing sales and promotions
  • Analyzing market trends and researching competitors
  • Monitoring sales figures and forecasting future sales volumes, and meeting sales quotas
  • Dealing with questions, complaints, and comments from customers
  • Monitoring budgets, controlling expenses, and maximizing profits


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