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Merchandise Manager » Entry Pathways

Study

A background in Business Studies can be useful with the finance-related aspects of the role. The manager must be able to work with and understand product prices and be aware of what the competition changes to ensure that the store makes a profit.

Prior Work Experience

A degree in Business Studies, Marketing or Economics is often required to become a merchandise manager. However, some businesses will hire applicants as long as they have experience as a buyer.