Career Option in Retail Sales

A.Field description

ShoppingShopping today has become a hobby almost. Shops are aplenty, and more are opening by the day. Product ranges, varieties and prices give shoppers much to choose from, making it a game almost to see where one gets the best deal, or the best value for money.

B.Education Guide

Education Details & Eligibility:

To become a retail sales professional, one should have a graduate degree in marketing. The degree and postgraduate degree courses are offered by the private and government colleges in India and around the globe.

Basic eligibility criteria:

10th, +2 (Higher Secondary students) with any group as the majors can choose Bachelor degree in marketing. For admission in M.B.A in various institutions the following admission test must be taken

Course Duration:

The course duration for the various programs is as follows:

  • B.B.A is three-year course.
  • M.B.A is offered as a two-year program in various universities.
  • PG Diploma is a two year course

Approximate Education Expenses:

The Total expense for doing Bachelor's are as follows

  • B.B.A - Rs.45, 000/ per year - (1 Years)
  • M.B.A - R s.56, 000 - 2, 00, 000 / per year - (2 Years)

Bank loans and private loans can be easily arranged by directly contacting the banks through the college administrative.

C.Institutions that offer this Education

Almost all the deemed and general universities offer Bachelor degree in marketing. For details on colleges please visit

D.Job Opportunities and Job Roles

The jobs in this industry are listed below

  • Advertising & Public Relations
  • Retail sales Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Product Management
  • Retailing
E.Approximate Salary Range

The salary can be from Rs.13, 000 to Rs.19, 000 for starters and increases with experience and knowledge. Trainees with a management degree can receive 2.5 Lakhs per year.

F.Related Links

The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) was created in 1973 by small group of professional services firm leaders who recognized the need to sharpen skills, pool resources, and work together to create business opportunities.

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