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Shop Keeper




Retail Dealer



Minimum 5th(Toberevisedto8thpostst


Minimum 1 or 2 years of work experience in dealing with similar product

The tasks a Retail Dealer is expected to perform include:

Purchasing goods in small quantities and running his/her own retail business by selling them to customers.

Purchasing goods at competitive rates from wholesale Dealers, Selling Agents, Stockiest etc

Ensuring neatness and cleanliness of premises and proper display and storage of goods.

Attending and showing goods to customers, weighing, measuring and packing goods

Preparing cash memos for goods sold and collecting money from the customers

Extending credit facilities to regular and reliable customers

Deciding selling prices of goods in the stock

Maintaining day-to-day accounts of transaction made.

Checking and maintaining stock and sales register on everyday basis

In depth knowledge of the products dealing in

Well versed with the process and techniques for the proper storage of products

Knowledge of techniques of display and packaging of the products dealing in

Basic knowledge of current market trends

Basic understanding of book keeping

Proficiency in basic mathematical calculations

Not applicable

Good communication skills

Leadership Skills

Problem solving attitude


Organizational skills

Risk taker

It is a field job

Need to handle a team

Local travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work fromhomeoptionisavailable(iftheshopissetupinthehouse)Working hours

Retail Dealers usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary fromperson to person

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), people with one arm (OA)and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 948 (section 87)However long working hours can lead to body ache and stress related diseases


According to Global Retail Development Index 2014 Indian retail industry ranks 20th among the top 30 developing countries of the world. Indian Retail market is expected to reach Rs 47 Trillion mark by 2016 17. Increasing urbanization, rising aspiration, complimentary demographics, improvement in the standard of living etc put together giving rise to the willingness and purchasing power to the Indian population. There are various national and multinational companies are investing on a big scale in Indian retail market. This will increase opportunities for the people dealing with selling and purchasing of goods and services.

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Companies dealing with manufacturing and selling of similar product lines

Across India

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Indian Institute of Retail Training

Skill Development programme by Brainware

ITI across India

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