Retail is recruiting and promoting people who are bright, capable, and energetic.
The Retail Management and Marketing program relates to all retail business enterprises, with special emphasis on the skills and abilities necessary to operate a competitive business of any size.
The program requirements include components of management, communications, merchandise presentation, and small business development.
Partial list of retail careers include:
- Retail buyer,
- store managers,
- department managers,
- image consultants,
- interior display trimmers,
- fashion designers,
- textile designer,
- fashion illustrators
Values and skills of the successful merchant:
- great communication,
- people skills
- problem solving,
- knowledge of current events/trends