Retail Associate Skills List

Retail Associate Skills for Job Applications and Interviews

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Here's a list of skills employers seek in the candidates they hire for retail associate jobs. Skills will vary based on the job for which you're applying, so also review our list of skills listed by job and type of skill.

Retail Associate Skills

A - D

  • Accuracy
  • Acquiring a Thorough Knowledge of Products
  • Active Listening
  • Adaptability
  • Advising Shoppers about the Fit and Look of Apparel
  • Aesthetic Sensibility
  • Affixing Price Tags
  • Attaching and Removing Security Tags
  • Attention to Detail
  • Basic Computer
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Build Displays
  • Cleaning 
  • Communicate Problems and Issues to Management
  • Conveying Product Features and Benefits to Shoppers
  • Customer Carryout
  • Customer Engagement
  • Customer Service
  • Customer Transactions
  • Demonstrating Products
  • Detail Orientation
  • Determine Customer Needs

E – N

  • Engaging Personality
  • Facility with Retail Merchandising Computer Systems
  • Flair for Fashion 
  • Flexible
  • Folding and Replacing Merchandise to Maintain Orderly Shelves
  • Friendly Demeanor
  • Greet Customers
  • Helpful Manner
  • Helping Customers to Locate Merchandise
  • High Energy
  • Integrity
  • Interpersonal
  • Interviewing
  • Inventorying Merchandise
  • Modeling Featured Brands

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