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Sales assistants work to increase their
sales volumes by explaining the features and benefits of their company's
products, answering customer questions and promoting the value of the
product in general, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Sales
assistants are hired by clothing retail companies to work with customers and
promote whatever specific products that company is marketing. Apparel
industry sales assistants are also hired by wholesalers and manufacturers.
They are typically hired to assist the sales person. As a professional
sales assistant, you can find employment in a variety of different venues,
according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Department stores, fashion
boutiques, discount stores, popular brand wholesalers, all employ qualified
sales assistants to represent them in the public and work with customers.
The final goal, of course, is making the sale.
Welcome to the sales assistant job
description section of the Apparel Search employment
directory. In this section of our guide we present
information relevant to a career as a sales assistant.
Although for many of our
career descriptions we provide
information that we have developed internally, a large
portion of this
section relies heavily on user input. No one knows a
career path better than someone that has actually worked
in the particular position. Therefore, we welcome
members of the fashion community to submit their
personal experience to this page. Active members
fashion industry are welcome to contribute to the
job descriptions by using the comment area below.
have previously or currently work as a sales assistant please add your insight
to the community discussion. Educators such as
fashion school teachers and
knowledgeable garment industry veterans are also welcome to
comment. Let's all work together to help educate
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More specifically, let's education regarding this
particular career path.
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