Shoe sales associates greet customers when they enter the store and monitor them in case they need assistance finding items they want. Shoe sales associates assist in closing the store and preparing the sales floor for customers, which can include designing and setting up sales displays. They also sweep, straighten shelves, and wipe down displays and work areas to keep the inventory and sales floor areas clean and organized. Shoe sales associates unload, unpack, and store inventory items. They also learn about merchandise in order to answer customer questions and speak knowledgeably about products.