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Retail Trade Managers  (NOC 0621)
Annapolis Valley Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

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.

antique dealer, assistant manager – retail, bookstore manager, car dealership manager, clothing store manager, department store manager, pleasure boat dealer, service station manager, sporting goods store manager, store manager – retail, supermarket manager, travel agency manager, variety store manager.

Retail trade managers perform some or all of the following duties:
  • 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.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Berwick, Bridgetown, Hantsport, Kentville, Middleton, Windsor, Wolfville

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Outlook & Prospects for Retail Trade Managers in Annapolis Valley 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

Limited : LimitedFair : FairGood : Good
Table on the employment potential for Retail Trade Managers in Annapolis Valley Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Undetermined 2014-07-31

Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for Nova Scotia.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Jun 09 - Jun 13, 2014
  • Sparrows Nest, an antiques, art and collectables shop featuring Nova Scotia-made furniture, has opened in New Minas
Week of Apr 21 - Apr 25, 2014
  • Wools on the Corner, featuring wool and crafts, has opened on Queen Street in Bridgetown. It is the third craft business to open on the same street corner, and the second in the last few months.
Week of Dec 02 - Dec 06, 2013
  • Firefly Makery, a craft products and supplies business that will also offer classes and courses, has opened in Bridgetown
Week of Apr 01 - Apr 05, 2013
Please consult the Nova Scotia and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.