Retailing and Wholesaling

TARGETjobs Retail

Information on career opportunities in Retail as well as case studies of people working in this sector and advice on work experience and further study.

Prospects - Retail

Sector information including specific careers and jobs in Retail.

Prospects Profile: Bookseller

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Retail Manager

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Retail Merchandiser

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Visual Merchandiser

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Retail Manager

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

A Career in Retail

Explore different career options in Retail and find out about the skills and work involved, training opportunities and career progression.

Overview of Retail Sector Recruitment Cycles

Profiles of 8 employers in the retail sector, including details about what skills and qualifications they are looking for and their recruitment timelines.

Skillsmart Retail - labour market report

Detailed labour market information for the Retail sector, including pay scales, entry requirements, application processes and skill shortages.

Antiquarian Booksellers Association

Trade association for dealers of rare books and manuscripts. The site contains a membership listing for ABA members and for their international sister association. It also links to interviews with booksellers about their careers.

The Bookseller

Online version of the weekly magazine with news and in-depth stories about the publishing and book retailing industry. Also contains jobs pages.

Retail Choice

Search for latest vacancies by position, location, job-type or keyword. There is also a useful "Careers Advice" section with profiles of different industry sectors and tips on making effective applications.

Booksellers Association

Trade association representing a large proportion of Britain's booksellers. The site contains industry information, a list of full and associate members and information on events and book fairs.

The Retail Appointment

Information and advice on careers in Retail and Hospitality. Visit the Careers section to read articles containing tips on getting into this job sector. There are also recent news articles (useful when needing to research companies for job applications).

Video case study of Life Sciences graduate working in Retail Management

Life Sciences graduate, Ryan Manson, talks about his career path to date and what his current role involves.
This case study was produced by Opportunity North East and Skills Development Scotland.