Managers in Retail Trade

(NOC 621)

Career Description

Retail trade managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of establishments that sell merchandise or services on a retail basis.

Duties May Include

Their duties may require them to:

Plan and direct the operations of organizations engaged in retail sales;

Manage staff and assign duties;

Study market research and trends to determine consumer demand, potential sales volumes and the effect of competitors' operations;

Determine, locate and select merchandise and services to be sold;

Implement price and credit policies;

Develop and implement marketing strategies;

Plan budgets and authorize expenditures;

Carry out the organization's banking; and
Determine staffing requirements and hire, or oversee hiring of, staff.

Examples of Titles

Retail Sales Manager
Staff Training Manager

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

University of Guelph-Humber
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Bachelor; Honours
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Western University
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Management and Organizational Studies - Consumer Behaviour Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022