What education do you need to become a Retail and Wholesale Buyers?


1. To be a retail or wholesale buyer, you need a high school diploma and usually a university degree or college diploma in business, marketing or a related program.



2. You also need previous work experience in a retail or wholesale establishment.



3. You must have supervisory experience to become a supervisor or senior buyer.



4. You may specialize in a particular merchandise line through experience or product-based training courses.



5. With additional experience or training, you may move up the ranks to become a manager.



6. Most recent entrants have a community college diploma, and almost 2 in 5 have an undergraduate university degree.



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