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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It is believed that the UK’s oldest store is in Boxford. Boxford Stores is believed to have been in use since the early 15th century.

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