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Wholesale and Retail Buyers

On the Job


Wholesale and Retail Buyers buy merchandise to sell to consumers at the wholesale or retail level. They analyze buying trends, sales records, prices, and the quality of merchandise.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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