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Retail trade managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of establishments that sell merchandise or services on a retail basis. Retail trade managers are employed by retail sales establishments or they may own and operate their own store.
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- Plan, direct and evaluate the operations of establishments engaged in retail sales or of departments in such establishments
- Manage staff and assign duties
- Study market research and trends to determine consumer demand, potential sales volumes and effect of competitors' operations on sales
- Determine merchandise and services to be sold, and implement price and credit policies
- Locate, select and procure merchandise for resale
- Develop and implement marketing strategies
- Plan budgets and authorize expenditures
- Resolve customer complaints
- Determine staffing requirements and hire or oversee hiring of staff.
Outlook & Prospects for Retail Trade Managers in Campbellton--Miramichi Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Currently the chances of qualified Retail Trade Managers finding employment are considered to be fair in the local area.
Employment opportunities for Retail Trade Managers may vary in different communities across the province. You may want to check for specific opportunities in your community. Also, people who are able to work elsewhere may want to research the opportunities for this occupation in other areas of NB or in other provinces across the country.
According to the most recent (2006) Census, this is a large occupational group with a labour force of 1520.
According to the most recent Canadian Occupational Projections System (COPS) Forecast, the average annual employment growth rate for this occupation is below the average for all occupations in New Brunswick. There are a fairly steady number of job vacancies for retail store managers in this region, with some opportunities created through turnover. The retail sector generally has a high incidence of part-time workers even at the managerial level where assistant managers are also included in this occupational group. Most of the jobs in this occupation can be found in the trade sector of the economy
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Local Labour Market News
Week of Oct 29 – Nov 02, 2012
- Virtual-Agent Services has shut down its call centre in Bathurst (available in French only)
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