My Ideal Career Working in Retail

A retail assistant will usually work with customers on the shop floor of the company that they are employed with. When met with customers, they will provide advice, recommend products, answer any questions a customer might have, and attempt to make sales.

What qualifications will I need?

To become a retail assistant, but you will need skills from subjects like maths, English, and art to help you progress.

How could I progress in retail?

You might start as a retail assistant but some companies, like New Look, will provide training for other roles, like: Management or visual merchandising. Visual Merchandising is making art in shop windows and on shop floors.

How much can you make working in retail?

  • A sales assistant can make up to £21,657 per year but if you become a store manager can make around £ 32,027 .

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