Job description Lawn And Garden Supplies Salesperson - Retail in Québec

Find out what work is like for a lawn and garden supplies salesperson - retail in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Retail salespersons (NOC 64100).

Retail salespersons and visual merchandisers


Retail salespersons sell, rent or lease a range of technical and non-technical goods and services directly to consumers. Visual merchandisers plan, create and implement windows and in-store displays. They are employed by stores and other retail businesses, as well as wholesale businesses that sell on a retail basis to the public.

Job duties

Here are some of the main activities and tasks that Retail salespersons and visual merchandisers have to perform, and some of the physical demands they involve:

  • Retail salespersons
  • Greet customers and discuss type, quality and quantity of merchandise or services sought for purchase, rental or lease
  • Advise customers on use and care of merchandise, and provide advice concerning specialized products or services
  • Estimate or quote prices, credit terms, trade-in allowances, warranties and delivery dates
  • Prepare merchandise for purchase, rental or lease
  • Prepare sales, rental or leasing contracts and accept cash, cheque, credit card or automatic debit payment
  • Assist in display of merchandise
  • Maintain sales records for inventory control
  • Operate computerized inventory record keeping and re-ordering systems
  • May conduct sales transactions through Internet-based electronic commerce.
  • Visual merchandisers
  • Design and implement window and interior displays
  • Assemble visual retail displays to promote products, promotional events and seasonal change overs
  • Ensure visual displays comply with brand guidelines and standards, including organization's culture, image and target market
  • Set up lighting systems to create a visual atmosphere

Related job titles

Here are some other related job titles that are found in the same occupational category (NOC 64100), and a list of similar occupations:

  • audio equipment salesperson
  • automobile salesperson
  • car rental agent
  • clothing salesperson
  • computer salesperson - retail
  • counter clerk - retail
  • department store clerk
  • display designer
  • furniture salesperson
  • hardware store clerk
  • jewellery salesperson
  • retail sales associate
  • retail sales clerk
  • retail salesperson
  • sales consultant - retirement homes
  • window display designer

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Sources Occupational and Skills Information System & National Occupational Classification

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