What are future retail manager job market trends?

The future retail manager job market trends are somewhat difficult to predict as of 2010, due to challenging economic conditions in the retail market as a whole. However, retail manager jobs are expected to remain steady, with many opportunities in general consumer retail centers around the world. Competition for retail manager spots will be tough as the market adapts, so candidates with prior retail management experience and strong sales backgrounds will fair the best in terms of employment. There will be ongoing training opportunities for existing employees to obtain jobs as retail managers as well as new businesses opening up, making room for retail managers to work in larger metropolitan areas where retail sales thrive.