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Retail managers are responsible for the day-to-day running of stores or departments. The aim of any retail manager is to maximise profit while minimising costs. Retail managers ensure promotions are accurate and merchandised to the company’s standards, staff are fully versed on the target for the day and excellent customer care standards are met.

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The working hours of a Retail Manager can be long with the requirement to work irregular hours including late nights, weekends and bank holidays.

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