Retail salespersons and sales clerks sell, rent or lease a range of technical and non-technical goods and services directly to consumers.
Retail salespersons and sales clerks perform some or all of the following duties:
Assist customers with purchases of merchandise or rental arrangements in person and through Internet-based electronic commerce;
Provide information/advice on merchandise;
Estimate and quote prices, credit terms, trade-in allowances, warranties, and delivery dates;
Prepare sales, rental or leasing contracts and accept cash, cheques, credit cards, and automatic debit payments;
Assist in the display of merchandise/other activities;
Maintain sales records for inventory control and operate computerized inventory control/re-ordering systems.
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