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About Career as a Store/ Retail Manager

Retail management is also a promising and bright career option today with the proliferation of supply chains, shopping complexes, malls and multiplexes not only in metros but in newly developing cities as well. Retail management involves the distribution process of the product from manufacturers to ultimate consumers via short and convenient channels, i.e. retailers. Thus to keep track of the marketing ethics involved in retail, it needs trained professionals known as Store Managers  to manage these outlets. The concept of Store Manager is creeping in India popularly reffered to as Retail Manager in service oriented set ups.

Career Prospects of Career as a Store/ Retail Manager

India is one of the top ten emerging retail markets all over the globe. With such a huge potential retail management offers limitless job opportunities in supply chains, exporting houses and departmental stores. Manufacturing companies also recruit store managers to reach out to the customers directly.IT and IT enabled services companies particularly in the field of telecommunication also require large numbers of store mangers considering the recent boom in this sector. Besides these education and health care industry also absorb a large number of store / retail managers.

Skills & Education Required for Career as a Store/ Retail Manager

Retail Management is a professional programme which prepares a graduate to enter into the field of Retailing commonly reffered to as Store Management. Various Degree and Diploma level programmes are there in retail management like MBA (Retail Management), Post Graduate Diploma Program in Retail Management (PGPRM) and Diploma in Retail Management (DRM). The eligibility for most of these courses is graduation in any subject. For MBA (RM) students have to crack all India entrance tests like CAT, XAT, MAT and many more. Rules and regulation varies form institutes to institutes for admission into Post-graduate level courses. As regards diploma courses, these are open to all graduates from any background.

Comments/ Reviews on Career as a Store/ Retail Manager

  • Is this right time to enter into retail sector, as i have completed my MBA? Plz suggest. Posted By : shashikant, on 05-05-2012 01:17:50 Report Abuse

  • I am hotel management graduates i want job in reatail Posted By : amit kumar, on 09-03-2012 20:42:46 Report Abuse

  • Posted By : chidananda, on 20-02-2012 13:17:29 Report Abuse

  • Posted By : chidananda, on 20-02-2012 13:17:28 Report Abuse

  • I am an MBA-RETAIL,want to work as a store manager in DELL Posted By : anshul, on 30-01-2012 10:05:53 Report Abuse

  • i am looking forward to the fmcg sector,but i have done my post graduate dploma degree in industrial relations and personnel management.and working for more than 5 the store area,and have a keen interest to work in fmcg plz,suggest me wheather i will be fit for the fmcg sector according to my qualification. Posted By : sanjiv pandey, on 31-12-2011 15:28:37 Report Abuse

  • I am doing my PGDM in marketing from IMIS Bhubaneswar. I have done my sip in The New Indian Express. Well can any body advice me that can I apply for Store Manager job in Retail? Well in that case if so where I can get good retail companies to apply. Posted By : Shubhomay Das, on 01-11-2011 22:53:11 Report Abuse

  • Intent to build my carrier in the changing business environment. Work as key man in the organization want Become an asset for organization. Posted By : javedanjum, on 15-10-2011 14:55:05 Report Abuse

  • dear sir am completing my MBA(marketing) in 2011 i am looking a job in retail and fmcg and marketing sector. Posted By : Ashwin kumar, on 06-10-2011 12:31:35 Report Abuse

  • i had done bba but in second year i had to give retest of two papers i m elgible for mba and have 6 months experience in bpo telesales, Posted By : bharat bhola, on 02-09-2011 18:34:50 Report Abuse

  • i complete my 12 & also doing a job in retail management so i wanted to no in pune wanted to du online retail management degree online so plz suggest Posted By : nilesh, on 19-08-2011 14:50:41 Report Abuse

  • I want to do the above MBA course without disturbing my current job as a sales manager in vodafone kindly give me on the same Posted By : Akhtar khan, on 28-07-2011 13:03:40 Report Abuse

  • I have completed my MBA in Finance & marketing,from IIPM bhubaneswar. Posted By : ARABINDA BISOYI, on 31-05-2011 20:19:17 Report Abuse

  • Hi, I am KUNAL . I have passed PGDM(RM) from IMIS(BHUBANESWAR) 2009-2011. I have done my internship from SHOPPERS STOP and now I have selected as ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER OF LILLIPUT LTD one of the dominating players in kidswear segment. Posted By : KUNAL RAY, on 05-02-2011 23:29:09 Report Abuse

  • I m planning to do mba in retail management bcoz i have worked with the retail sector i think retail is fastest growth in all over the is suitable for my career bcoz i m a bcom graduate in 2008 Posted By : Suhail khan, on 06-12-2010 02:30:12 Report Abuse

  • what pay scale a person gets after completing PG diploma in retail. and what are the growth prospects thereafter? Posted By : sourabh, on 31-05-2010 08:26:27 Report Abuse

  • Masters in Retail anagement (MRM) course from NIRM institute is good for Retail management ???Is this institute is reputed to employer... Posted By : KUNAL MONDAL, on 09-03-2010 00:58:25 Report Abuse

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