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Retail Job Overview


When someone says they work in retail, it usually means they work as a cashier or sales associate. They are responsible for greeting customers, helping them find various items in the store, and assisting them in making their purchases by accepting their payment of cash, credit card, check or gift card when they have completed their shopping. Becoming a Retail Sales Associate or Customer Service Representative is usually a starting position for people entering the workforce for the first time.

Retail Education Requirements


Retail sales associates are able to work even without a high school diploma, which is why it is commonly a part-time job for students. Many people keep the job even after obtaining a high school diploma or a college degree as the work schedule tends to be flexible. Retail sales associates should have good interpersonal skills, have a comprehensive knowledge of the company they work for and be able to spend hours on their feet.

Retail Job Market


The availability of retail jobs is expected to grow by 10 percent by 2022, resulting in 195,570 new jobs per year. Those seeking a job in a retail environment need only look as far as the nearest shopping center; almost every retail company employs retail workers in order to keep the store stocked and to sell the products.

Retail Salary


Retail usually pays only a minimum wage, but this varies from state to state. In many places, this wage is about $7.25 an hour, but some retail jobs can pay as much as $18 an hour. The average annual salary is about $30,000, but some retail workers are also paid on commission, which can earn them a wage of $60,000 or more per year if they are exceptionally skilled and motivated.
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Monster Worldwide Weston, MA, 02493
Product Manager – Media Products The Product Team at Monster Worldwide, is seeking a smart, persistent candidate to fill the role of Product Manager –Media Products. You will play a critical role in the management and development of display advertising products and services on Monster’s media properties. In addition, you will be closely involved in the business management and operations on a...
Monster Worldwide Charlotte, NC
Solution Sales National Account Manager for Industry Leader Are you interested in working for an Industry leader with outstanding growth potential? You’ve come to the right place! We’re looking for National Account Manager with a passion for sales and an understanding of organizational hiring needs. As part of the Field Sales team you will be the “face of Monster “presenting to clients in their ...
Monster Worldwide San Francisco, CA
Strategic Solutions Account Manager for Industry Leader Are you interested in working for an Industry leader with outstanding growth potential? You’ve come to the right place! We’re looking for Strategic Solutions Account Manager with a passion for sales and an understanding of organizational hiring needs. As part of the Field Sales team you will be the “face of Monster “presenting to clients in...
Monster Worldwide Weston, MA
Solution Sales National Account Manager for Industry Leader Are you interested in working for an Industry leader with outstanding growth potential? You’ve come to the right place! We’re looking for National Account Manager with a passion for sales and an understanding of organizational hiring needs. As part of the Field Sales team you will be the “face of Monster “presenting to clients in their ...
Monster Worldwide San Francisco, CA
Field Acquisition Sales Representative has primary responsibility for driving sales through recruiting and acquiring net new business. Field Acquisition sales activities will focus primarily on target customers (fortune 1000) with a low share of wallet with Monster; deeply lapsed accounts; and win back businesses. PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES · Develop and expand new business – target...
Monster Worldwide Weston, MA
Strategic Solutions Account Manager for Industry Leader Are you interested in working for an Industry leader with outstanding growth potential? You’ve come to the right place! We’re looking for Strategic Solutions Account Manager with a passion for sales and an understanding of organizational hiring needs. As part of the Field Sales team you will be the “face of Monster “presenting to clients in...
Job Overview: This position is responsible for individual account sales, through development of new prospects and establishing relationships with existing customers to produce new sales. Major Responsibilities: Develops contacts to produce Sales. Informs and educates clients on HZN products and services. Ensures clients are informed of relevant legislative and regulatory issues and their asso...
Job Summary: This position is responsible for negotiating, implementing and maintaining contracts between HNJH and assigned Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) providers which may include but not be limited to, Personal Care Agencies, Medical Day Centers, Nursing Facilities, Community Alternative Residential Settings and Non-Traditional providers ensuring that the contractual arrangem...
Work days will be Tuesday through Saturday. Territory will be around Ottumwa, IA and Quincy, IL. Responsible for maintaining merchandising standards within a designated geographic area. This position is responsible for >5mm cases. - Staff, train, evaluate and develop team members. - Supervise the daily sales and merchandising activities. - Schedule team members to meet the demands of the busi...
Responsible for selling and ordering product into existing accounts. Ensures consistent adherence to merchandising and customer service standards. - Executes and closes all sales calls for assigned (relief) sales route(s) - Maintains and sells incremental displays, as needed; and secures incremental equipment placements - Sell in promotional programs and ensure dealer compliance - In connection wi...
Responsible for managing the business relationship with the designated customer and delivering against both Coca-Cola Refreshments and customer objectives. Provides leadership to the CCR Sales Centers ensuring that customer plan efforts are coordinated and effective, exploiting channel and customer opportunities. - Understands the customer's objectives, key strategies, concept, competitors, and c...
Responsible for selling and ordering product into existing accounts. Ensures consistent adherence to merchandising and customer service standards. - Executes and closes all sales calls for assigned (relief) sales route(s) - Maintains and sells incremental displays, as needed; and secures incremental equipment placements - Sell in promotional programs and ensure dealer compliance - In connectio...
The District Sales Manager leads the execution of sales initiatives. - The District Sales Manager will have full responsibility for sales execution in all local, regional and national assigned accounts - Responsible for the execution of all sales priorities and initiatives - Understand P&L and manage budgets - Responsible for identifying and developing core talent, including stewardship of the...
The Account Manager is the primary Coca-Cola contact between the large or small store managers or store owners and is responsible for the customer relationships along with increasing business by selling and ordering products within his or her sales territory existing customer base. - Execute and close all sales calls. - Sell in incremental displays and equipment placements; sell in promotional p...
Responsible for the delivery, installation, and set up of all equipment and products required for special events. - Deliver, set up, break down trailers, equipment and product for special events. - Clean and maintain special events vehicles, trailers, and equipment. - Meet customer service expectations through daily communication, problem resolution, and appropriate follow up. - Fill in for other ...
North Dakota territory. In Sales Centers where Span warrants, responsible for supporting the Sales Center Merchandising Home Market teams to ensure that annual merchandising goals for customer service are met. Shares joint accountability for performance to plan with Sales Center Management team on merchandising efficiencies, OPEX control and budgets. Serve as the Merchandiser SME representative f...
What can Michael Hill offer you? A commitment to ongoing development and support with an accredited training program Uncapped earning potential based on sales performance Generous employee purchasing privileges Competitive benefits package for Full-time and Part-Time Employees National annual function for top performing sales professionals As an international business we offer security, grow...
Creative Business Innovations, LLC is seeking a professional part-time Staffing Specialist to join our rapidly growing team! This position plays an integral part in our growth strategy and will assist with the recruiting and sales efforts. For the right candidate this position has the possibility of bonus and/or commission, based on sales and performance. Position Responsibilities: Develops a da...
PARTS COUNTER PERSON Truck Country of Davenport, has an opening for a Parts Counter Salesperson. Duties include the retail sales of heavy-duty truck parts, meeting the needs of the service department, inventory control, delivering heavy-duty truck parts, if needed, and providing outstanding customer service. Previous truck or auto parts experience is a plus. We are a leader in the industry and of...
Night Merchandise Specialists are responsible for ensuring merchandise is available for sale in proper quantities throughout the store. Duties also include supervising the work of Stocking Crew Team Members, which includes preparing lists for the Stocking Crew, and scheduling work hours. Additional responsibilities include but not limited to: • Ensuring that the merchandise is properly displayed ...

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Retail Sales

Rate of Growth
12.60 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
8,268,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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