Today, over 20 percent of jobs in the U.S.
economy come directly from retailers. Retailing
spans the spectrum from large retailers to small
Who Pursues a Career in Retailing?
Retailing is a highly sophisticated business with operations and opportunities around the world. It provides opportunities for entrepreneurs to start their
own business, with the potential to grow. Retailing similarly offers opportunities in franchises and franchise management, which is a rapidly expanding area
of business. If you have an entrepreneurial mind and enjoy providing quality products to consumers, then you might want to consider a career in retailing.
Management positions in retailing include store management, buying, operations, financial management, accounting, human resources, advertising,
retail design, global product sourcing, supply chain management and logistics.