Retail Managers

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Retail Managers

Retail Managers organise and control the operations of establishments which provide retail services.

Fun facts

  • Stable Future Growth
  • 1440 Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 82% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 50% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by retail managers. A few are listed below:

  • determining product mix, stock levels and service standards
  • formulating and implementing purchasing and marketing policies, and setting prices
  • promoting and advertising the establishment's goods and services
  • selling goods and services to customers and advising them on product use
  • maintaining records of stock levels and financial transactions
  • undertaking budgeting for the establishment
  • controlling selection, training and supervision of staff
  • ensuring compliance with occupational health and safety regulations

Specific occupations

  • Retail Manager (General)
  • Antique Dealer
  • Betting Agency Manager
  • Hair or Beauty Salon Manager
  • Post Office Manager
  • Travel Agency Manager
  • Retail Store Manager
  • Shop Manager
  • Fast Food Manager
  • Newsagent
  • Retail Bakery Manager