As a merchandiser, you need to ensure that products appear correctly in the stores or on websites.
You are responsible for having products appear at the right time for the right price and to have sufficient stock to meet demand.
Companies can succeed or fail depending on the abilities of its retail merchandiser. It’s one thing for a company to have an amazing product but if nobody knows about it, or has the wrong pricing or no stock…then what good is it to have a product that nobody is able to buy.
The retail merchandiser is the consumer’s guide to finding the right product, at the right place for the right price.
The tools required to be a merchandiser are quite basic.
You basically need transportation to get to the different retail locations and tools to maintain the signage and point of sale displays.
You can have a work career as a retail merchandiser.
Many merchandising companies do hire grads with degrees to specific roles such as business, marketing or accounting to name few.
They will also hire people without any formal education for roles as store merchandisers to stock shelves, set up displays and maintain point of sale displays.
The retail merchandising business has many areas somebody can work.
You can also start your own merchandising business by starting on a smaller scale.
If starting your own business is not your thing?
Although starting a business takes a few more steps, it is still my recommended route to take compared to getting a retail merchandising job.
The benefits of starting your home based business greatly outweigh the easy route of going out and getting a job.
Maybe after reading the descriptions and other blogs, you realize that retail merchandising is not right for you.
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