Retail store management is exciting! And if done right, is immensely rewarding too. Store Managers and Owners, play a big role for youth employment and help develop their basic job skills in the country. Without doubt, Retail offers the highest job opportunity percentage there is anywhere.
And as a result, Store Managers have a direct line to hire almost on the spot. Many of us started in retail when we got out school or did it during holidays and semester breaks. Don’t forget, retail is everywhere; fast food restaurants and coffee shops are also retail business. Possibly, we reported to our very first bosses in a retail store or shop – think about it.
However, only an organized, structured and a person who enjoys day-to-day front-line interaction with customers that truly prevails in this environment.
Retail Store Managers epitomise versatility; because they are constantly challenged to play various parallel roles at any given time. They handle human resource, required to build, motivate and lead a sales team, become salespeople, train new ones, keep an eye on security, control the stock, deal with landlords, get involved in marketing, prepare reports and go for meetings…. the list is endless and all the while making sure enough money comes in to pay the bills as well – it’s called hitting sales targets and every aspect mentioned just now entwine to meet it – month after month. Read More…