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You might hire a retail salesperson to:

  • Deliver exceptional service to shoppers, resulting in repeat visits and long-term brand loyalty

  • Collaborate with coworkers to achieve store sales goals through suggestive selling and special promotions

  • Inform patrons about product features and benefits, offering opinions and recommendations as appropriate

  • Maintain a tidy shopping environment and welcoming atmosphere

  • Represent the company with professionalism and enthusiasm

  • Treat customers with respect and courtesy
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Required skills and qualifications  Preferred skills and qualifications  
Excellent verbal communication skills
Prior retail sales or customer service experience
Basic math skills, including the ability to give accurate change
Familiarity with point-of-sale (POS) systems
Friendly, professional demeanor
Experience working in a team-oriented environment
Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
Capable of lifting up to 50 pounds and standing for extended periods
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