Job Descriptions for the Retail Trade, Volume 3

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1938 - Clerks
 

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Page 568 - ... customer's signature. Receives payment or secures credit authorization and gives wrapped article to customer or arranges for its delivery. Cares for stock on sales floor, placing new merchandise on shelves, racks, or stands, keeping stock orderly and dusted during the day, requisitioning: replacements from stockroom as necessary or informing buyer or department head of shortages as they occur and covering stock or removing it from counter at night. Writes out accommodation slip when customer...
Page 567 - Description of the occupation: (Department and specialty stores) Displays, explains, and sells merchandise to customers on sales floor. Ascertains make, type, size, or design and quantity of merchandise ordered by customer and approximate price customer is willing to pay. Displays merchandise and assists customer to make a selection by suggestions and explanations. Emphasizes the chief selling point of the article, such as its quality, style, durability, popularity, utility, taste, appearance, freshness,...
Page 567 - ... suggestions and explanations. Emphasizes the chief selling point of the article, such as its quality, style, durability, popularity, utility, taste, appearance, freshness, or price. May tell or show customer how to use articles. Writes out sales slip or fills out a sales contract for customer's signature. Receives payment or secures credit authorization and gives wrapped article to customer or arranges for its delivery. Cares for stock on sales floor, placing new merchandise on shelves, racks,...
Page 689 - Bead Loom A framelike device, used in making bead mesh, on which equidistant lateral strings are knotted to equidistant longitudinal strings before and after each bead is strung on the lateral strings...
Page 568 - ... they occur; may cover stock or remove it from counters at night; at end of day fills out a merchandise order slip or want slip recording, for the information of the BUYER, articles of merchandise called for by customers but not carried in stock, and merchandise, the stock of which is running low.
Page 590 - Job Combination: The duties of this job may be combined with those of OXYACETYLENE WELDER.
Page 536 - Job combination: The duties of this job may be combined with those of collection clerk, credit application clerk, or included in those of credit manager.
Page 521 - Displays merchandise and assists customer to make a selection by suggestions and explanations; emphasizes the chief selling point of the article, be it quality, style, durability, popularity, utility, taste, appearance, freshness, or price; may tell or show customer how to use the article; attempts to encourage the sale of higher priced articles.
Page 513 - Job Combination : The duties of this job may be combined with those of SIGN-WRITER SUPERVISOR, SIGN WRITER (HAND), or LAYOUT MAN.
Page 563 - The sales clerk is usually stationed behind a counter, where his chief task is to receive cash payment for the article selected by the customer, wrap the article, and give it, together with any change , to the customer.

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