"When hiring sales associates, employers are looking for charismatic candidates who can provide helpful advice to customers and close sales. Be prepared to answer a few scenario questions that will assess your ability to handle difficult customers, sell a product, or excel on a team. Previous sales experience is an advantage, but not necessary."
An unexpected question was "what is the first thing you notice in a store?"
I said I noticed the lights, and how lighting makes a difference on the atmosphere and purchasing of the products.