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Consider a Career in Retail

There are many positive benefits to be gained from a career in retail. Retail jobs provide varied and challenging work and the chance to learn valuable skills. If you have ever thought about going into a retail career, then you are considering one of the most under-estimated employment choices out there! Retail is an industry that allows you to pick any passion and pursue it down an exciting career path, filled with endless opportunities for professional development and career advancement. Retail is one of the most diverse, fast paced and exciting careers to work in.

Do you have a passion for fashion or home improvement? What about a career working with the products you love? Then a career in retail might be the right fit for you!


Amazon Says: It is estimated that nearly 70,000 retail businesses are started a year. Retail in Detail takes you through all the steps of planning, opening, and managing a retail store of more...
Amazon Says: It is estimated that nearly 70,000 retail businesses are started a year. Retail in Detail takes you through all the steps of planning, opening, and managing a retail store of your own, beginning with an honest assessment of whether you are really suited to be running a business. Instead of focusing on economic theories and obscure business concepts, this guide addresses daily problems of store operations such as: The ins and outs of wholesale markets Pricing and credit policies Inventory tracking and using computers Employee relations Store location, image, and merchandise displays Retailing on the Internet Selling your business Retail in Detail also provides sample worksheets and tables: Monthly expenses chart Buying budget P/L statement Inventory Stock card Includes a glossary of terms, a retail publications list, and locations of major wholesale market centers. less...
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Amazon Says: Subjects covered include Case Camara's epic of Musadu, the early sources on Guinea, the Kano Chronicle, recontextualizing Rwandan dynastic chronology, constructing a precoloni more...
Amazon Says: Subjects covered include Case Camara's epic of Musadu, the early sources on Guinea, the Kano Chronicle, recontextualizing Rwandan dynastic chronology, constructing a precolonial Owan chronology and dating framework, and the scholarship of Jacob Egharevba of Benin. Includes essays on sources and resources for the study of African material culture, and reports on issues in African studies. Lacks an index. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or. less...
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Amazon Says: The $20 billion gourmet market is nearly recession-proof. In fact, experts indicate that gourmet products actually do better in uncertain times like these as consumers seek ou more...
Amazon Says: The $20 billion gourmet market is nearly recession-proof. In fact, experts indicate that gourmet products actually do better in uncertain times like these as consumers seek out affordable luxuries. If you plan to open a specialty retail store, or perhaps a small store inside an existing retail space then this book is a must. Although gourmet foods command a price double and up to ten times higher than that of grocery store brands, there are those consumers that are content and look to pay a premium price for premium items. This book shows how, with minimal effort and a small investment compared to other food businesses, how you can start your own specialty retail store and be highly profitable! This is the A-to-Z guide to making it in your own store. Learn the expert tips, tricks, and a vast gold mine of crucial how-to information you just can't find anywhere else. This is a perfect book for entrepreneurs, schools, colleges and technical training centers. This detailed text contains all the information you will ever need to needed to start, operate, and manage a highly profitable specialty store. While providing detailed instruction and examples, the author leads you through finding a location that will bring success, learn how to draw up a winning business plan (The Companion CD-ROM has the actual business plan you can use in MS Word TM), how to buy and sell a store, basic cost control systems, profitable product planning, sample floor plans & diagrams, successful kitchen management, equipment layout and planning, food safety & HACCP, successful food & beverage management, legal concerns, sales and marketing techniques, pricing formulas, learn how to set up computer systems to save time and money, learn how to hire & keep a qualified professional staff, brand new IRS tip reporting requirements, managing and training employees, generate high profile public relations and publicity, learn low cost internal marketing ideas, low and no cost ways to satisfy customers and build sales, learn how to keep bringing customers back, accounting & bookkeeping procedures, auditing, successful budgeting and profit planning development, as well as thousands of great tips and useful guidelines. Never before has so much practical information about the specialty store business been offered in one book. This is an ideal guide new for comers to the business as well as experienced operators. In addition to basic operational practices this book will demonstrate show how to: increase impulse sales and improve presentation, utilize merchandising fixtures and techniques, cross merchandising, point of purchase materials, how to develop a product sampling program.   The companion CD-ROM is included with the print version of this book; however is not available for download with the electronic version.  It may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at sales@atlantic-pub.com Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president’s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice.  Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed. less...
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