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