Job Title ( International classification ): 
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Job Description: 
Shopkeepers operate small retail shops either independently or with support from a small number of others.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) determining product mix, stock and price levels for goods to be sold
  • (b) purchasing and ordering goods for sale from markets, wholesalers and other suppliers (c) budgeting and maintaining records of stock levels and financial transactions
  • (d) determining prices and displaying goods for sale
  • (e) selling goods to customers and advising them on product use
  • (f) examining returned goods and deciding on appropriate action
  • (g) taking inventory of goods in stock.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Shopkeeper
- Grocer
- Newsagent


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
Shop manager - 1420
Market stall holder - 5211

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