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What are career option available for Organised retail

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RE: What are career option available for Organised retail

Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
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Founder & CEO: Discovering Careers India
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Dear aspirant,

The retail industry has businesses such as departmental stores, shopping malls and brand outlets. Retail outlets are professionally managed and involve on-floor display, sales, inventory, storage and sales promotions of products.

Retail marketing involves:
Sourcing and procurement, Merchandising, Supply chain management, Store Operations, Product development, Promotion, Pricing, Distribution to retail outlets, Marketing, Finance, HR and IT operations as part of the support services.

Skills required:
Dynamic attitude
Personal commitment and passion
An aptitude for figures, merchandising and inventory management
Knowledge for bulk purchasing
Strong customer orientation
Genuine willingness to serve
Good analytical skills
Team player
Creative bent of mind
A proactive approach and positive attitude
Strong knowledge of product categories
Peoples skills in customer care
People management skills
Pleasing and outgoing personality
Persuasive
Extrovert

Employment opportunities:

Retail outlets, Export houses, Departmental stores, Manufacturers, Financial institutions for marketing, IT and BPO, Education sector, Publishing houses, Healthcare product manufacturers, Sports equipment and sports gear manufacturers

Best Wishes,

Dr. Anand Wadadekar

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