According to the University of Arkansas Department of Marketing, "The major in retail is designed to prepare students for careers in retailing or in companies that manufacture, sell, and distribute consumer goods to retailers. In addition to a broad view of the business and retail environments students can select to concentrate their retail studies in accounting, economics, finance, information systems, international retail, management, marketing, or supply chain management. A general retail concentration is also available."

Bakery Sales ClerkEmployment InterviewerMarket Representative
Branch ManagerFranchise SpecialistMarket Research/Analyst
Brand ManagerMerchandising ManagerHuman Resource Specialist
Occupational AnalystBuyerInternational Marketer
Product ManagerPurchasing ManagerCashier/Checker
International MarketerQuality Control AuditorClerk
Lobby ClerkRetail Store ManagerConsumer Affairs Specialist
Management AnalystCourtesy Booth ClerkManagement Consultant
Small Business OwnerCustomer Service RepresentativeManagement Trainee
Telemarketing RepresentativeDistrict Sales ManagerManufacturing Supervisor
Wholesale Sales RepresentativeEmployment Counselor
Customer ServiceAbility to lead and motivate a team.
Attention to detailExcellent communication and 'people' skills.
Ability to work under pressure and handle challenging situations.Confidence, drive and enthusiasm.
Decision-making ability and sense of responsibility.Ability to understand and analyze sales figures.
ResilienceOrganizational skills