Retail Management Careers

As long as consumers consume, there will be exciting opportunities in retail management careers. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, while online retail shopping is increasing, in-store shopping still remains more popular. This means that trained, professional retail managers are in demand, particularly in warehouse clubs and supercenters, which show the strongest growth.

Every day is different in retail, and tasks can vary from hiring and training new employees to supervising in-store displays; from creating advertising campaigns to maintaining inventory and handling returns. Advancement is common in retail establishments, and managers are often promoted from within. Of course, if you choose to open your own store, you'll have the potential to grow your business and succeed based on your own skills.

  • 7%Growth Rate
  • Employment of retail salespersons is forecast to grow 7% by 2024, reports the U.S. Department of Labor.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

Retail Management careers are diverse and plentiful. Get trained now for an exciting job in retail. Call 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online today.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Retail Sales Workers (January 13, 2016).