A district store manager oversees a geographic network of retail outlets for a major retailer. This manager oversees the stores in the designated geographic area, working to maximize profitability and efficiency. The district store manager serves as the conduit between corporate headquarters and the individual store managers. Almost all district store managers are expected to travel and work flexible hours to meet their company's needs.
District Store Manager Tasks
Analyze sales and market trends to determine the overall product assortment strategy.
Aid in vendor selection, negotiate vendor programs, and strive to build rapport with long-term business partners.
Provide leadership, direction, and guidance for the overall sourcing process.
Maintain buyer assortment plans and coordinate private level efforts in coordination with the sourcing team.