Shopkeepers are high school-educated women who stock and sell merchandise in stores. Shopkeepers work in marketplaces, souvenir shops, and the gift shops of childhood museums. The higher the shopkeeper's skill is, the better the service quality is where they work.
Tropico 4 added supermarkets and shopping malls. Experience in being a shopkeeper or journalist is required for women to become the Minister of the Economy. Men need experience in being either a banker or customs officer.