Retail (RETL)

What is Retail? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internship Search Links
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UofA Department of Retail

What is Retail?

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."

Related Careers

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

Related Skills

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

Job & Internship Search Links

Fashion Jobs

NRF Job Board

Retail Jobs

Retail Crossing

Style Careers

Talisman Fashion

Sample Resume

Merchandise Sample Resume

Apparel Sample Resume

Professional Association Links

American Purchasing Society

National Retail Federation