About Retail

Retail can be described as the sale of goods for personal or household use or consumption, traditionally via shops or markets but more recently via online retailing.

In 2020, the total value of UK retail sales was £403 billion and there were 2.9 million people were employed.

Most of the larger organisations will offer some sort of graduate scheme and internal training to enable you to work your way up.

There are many different job roles that you could do from junior assistant at the beginning of your career right through to regional manager, there is plenty of scope for progression in the retail industry and you don't always need qualifications to get your foot in the door.

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The total value of UK retail sales in 2020 was £403 billion.

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Welcome to the icanbea... profile for the Heart of Suffolk Distillery. We will be posting regular updates about events, training/work experience opportunities and job adverts on the page. If you have any questions, requests or enquiries in the meantime, howeve...
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Volunteer eCommerce Assistant - Mencap
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Closing Date:
31st July 2022
Salary:
Not applicable
Location:
Thetford, Norfolk
Main description In 2016 Mencap embarked on a new journey to open charity retail stores. Since the first store opened in November 2016, we have opened over 30 more stores. The income generated from the stores will help change the lives of people with a learn...
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Volunteer Retail Assistants - Mencap
Closing Date:
31st August 2022
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Not applicable
Location:
Thetford, Norfolk
Retail Volunteer Assistant Thetford IP24 2BU If you would like more information about the volunteer role and to join our team Contact Rachel Godfrey 17 Lime Kiln Lane, Thetford call 01842766010 or email volunteering@mencap.org.uk
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Work Experience Love Refills
Closing Date:
30th September 2022
Location:
Hadleigh, Suffolk
Work Experience If you are aged 16-24 years old and wondered what it is like to work for a company dedicated to reducing single-use plastics by offering a mobile refilling service for store cupboard, household cleaning and beauty products, this is the perfec...
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Love Refills Industry Talk
Closing Date:
30th September 2022
Location:
hadleigh, Suffolk
What is eco-friendly retailing? Book an industry talk with Tenille from Love Refills to find out more about her mobile, zero waste refill business. Tenille is a mother of 3 and an inspiring businesswoman who would love to share her story of how she created...
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