With its year-on-year growth and variety of career opportunities, you could soon join the three million workers employed in the fast-paced retail sector.
What areas of retail can I work in?
Employment opportunities can be found in:
loss prevention and security;
merchandising and allocation;
warehouse, distribution, logistics and supply chain.
You could choose to work within a specific area of retail such as:
health and beauty;
sport and leisure;
Who are the main graduate employers?
In clothing retail, employers include:
Arcadia Group (includes Burton, Dorothy Perkins, Miss Selfridge, Topman, Topshop, Wallis);
John Lewis Partnership;
Marks & Spencer;
TJX Europe (includes TK Maxx and HomeSense).
In online shopping, large companies include:
N Brown Group (includes Jacamo and JD Williams);
Shop Direct Group (includes Littlewoods.com and Very.co.uk).
Supermarket retailers include: