Decide what goods a retail store will sell, and how they will be marketed.
Directs activities of world trade department in chamber of commerce to assist business concerns in developing and utilizing foreign markets: Conducts economic and commercial surveys in foreign countries to locate markets for products and services. Analyzes data and publishes bulletins concerning business developments in other countries, regulations affecting world trade, and opportunities for selling and buying products. Advises business and other groups on local, national, and international legislation affecting world trade. Advises exporters and importers on documentation procedures and certifies commercial documents that are required by foreign countries. Entertains foreign governmental officials and business representatives to promote trade relations. Promotes travel to other countries.