I want to work in...Retailing and Wholesaling


This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work.   All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.


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Sector Overview

Inside Careers Retail


Typical job profiles

Retail Job Profiles (Prospects)


Useful online resources

Retail TARGETjobs 

Retail Job Sectors Prospects

The Appointment

The Grocer

Making a Career in Antiques

British Retail Consortium

Rethink Retail

The Retailer

Retail Week

Talking Retail Grocery

Job sites and specialist recruiters

Careers in bookselling 

In Retail

Retail Bulletin

Retail Careers

Retail Choice

Retail Motor Industry Careers IMI

Retail Options

The Appointment



Professional bodies

Antiquarian Booksellers Association

Association of British Dispensing Opticians

Booksellers Association

British Antique Dealers Association

British Franchise Association

Entertainment Retailers Association

Institute of Grocery Distribution

Institute of the Motor Industry

Wine and Spirit Trade Association

 The Institute of Customer Service

Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS)


To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the linkedin alumni tool to make contact with strathclyde alumni working in this area.