Retail Employers

  • Aldi

    We're a leading global retailer and one of the world's largest privately owned companies. We have an individual approach to business which demands exceptional standards of management, if you meet these standards your career could grow as quickly as this company has.

  • Arriva plc

    Arriva is one of the largest providers of passenger transport in Europe. Our buses and trains provide more than a billion passenger journeys a year.

  • Asda (1)

    At Asda, we’re so much more than just a Supermarket – we’re a centre for communities across the country, helping people Save money. Live better. Whether we’re in our Stores, Distribution Centres or Head Offices, we want to give our customers the best possible Asda experience. In fact, we’re totally committed to making things better. Which is why we’ve completely revamped our Graduate programme, giving super-talented Graduates even more of a chance to shape our future.

    The programme gives you a fantastic, wide-ranging experience of everything Asda. You’ll get right to the heart of a massive retail business - from life on the shop floor to making key business decisions that could have a real impact on our success.

    It’s tough, testing and hugely rewarding, so you’ll need to be up for a variety of demanding challenges. It all starts with a six-month placement in our stores. After this, you’ll either continue your Operations journey, or add to your skills with eighteen months of challenging Commercial placements. Whichever route you choose, you’ll build up the experience and knowledge you need to become a future leader of our business.

  • Bakkavör Group UK

    Bakkavör Group is a leading international food manufacturing company specialising in fresh prepared food and produce. Over £1.5bn turnover in 2007, 63 factories, 20,000 employees in the UK, Continental Europe, South Africa, China and the United States.

  • B&Q

    B&Q is the No.1 home improvement retailer in the UK - with 360 stores and over 30,000 employees - and, as part of the Kingfisher Group, one of the biggest worldwide.

  • Boots

    It's a great time to join Boots. We want to become the world's leading health and beauty retailer. We're expanding, opening new stores worldwide and developing exciting new partnerships with the likes of Waitrose, Mothercare and Macmillan.

  • Decathlon Retail (10)

    The European leader in sports retailing, ranking third worldwide. Since 1976, the Decathlon story has been synonymous with a passion for serving our customers.

  • dunnhumby UK

    dunnhumby is the worlds leading customer science company.

  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car (15)

    Imagine the possibilities that come with joining a huge, internationally successful business with the type of personal, entrepreneurial approach which allows individuals to stand out.

  • Explore Learning Ltd. (9)

    Explore Learning are a national network of education centres providing maths and English tuition to children aged 4-14, aiming to improve knowledge, confidence and enjoyment of learning. Explore work closely with children and their parents to create a learning pathway that meets individual needs and maps to the School Curriculum. Launched in 2001 Explore run have over 120 centres in the UK working with over 35,500 children. For 4 consecutive years Explore Learning have been named in The Sunday Times Best Companies To Work For list. Explore are also named by The Job Crowd as the number 1 company for graduates to work for within the Charity, Education and Public Sector category in 2015, 2014 and 2013.

  • Express Vending Ltd (2)

    Express Vending is a young and dynamic company providing vending solutions for businesses. We are the leading independent vending machine provider of coffee, tea, snack, food and cold drinks in the workplace in the UK. Our business has doubled in size in the last five years and we now have a turnover in excess of £25M, we employ 200 people and we have a business plan in place to double the size of our business again in the next 5 years.

  • Farmfoods

    We are a family business with ambition. We pride ourselves on offering our customers great value, quality products from clean and tidy stores with the friendliest team in retail.

  • Games Workshop

    Within retail youll have the opportunity to work anywhere in the UK. Youll need to be driven and resourceful; always striving for more, grabbing hold of the learning opportunities on offer and tackling different tasks. If you demonstrate these behaviours Games Workshop can provide an effective platform to help you achieve an excellent future.

  • HBOS Plc

    Formed in 2001, HBOS is a result of the merger between Halifax and Bank of Scotland. We’re the UK's largest mortgage lender and the largest provider of liquid savings products.

  • HSBC (5)

    HSBC aims to be the world's leading international bank. With around 4,400 offices in 71 countries and territories, serving more than 46 million customers, their ambition is to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities and enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper.

  • Iceland

    Iceland is the UK’s favourite frozen food provider – a unique British food retailer with over 600 stores in the UK and Northern Ireland.

  • John Lewis Partnership

    The John Lewis Partnership is a multi-award winning retail business and incorporates two of the high streets most renowned brands - John Lewis and Waitrose. But were so much more than that. We combine traditional values with all thats modern to respond to customers needs. Thats why were now an omni-channel business - which makes our growing online presence as impressive as our high street activity.

    Our commitment to innovation and outstanding customer service is part of what makes the John Lewis Partnership so different. But perhaps the most unique aspect is that when you join us you become a Partner. This means you own a share in the business and get to have a say in how its run.

    But in return, we expect a lot. Adapting to and loving change, driving performance, taking decisive action, inspiring ownership, working right across boundaries, acting with courage and developing talent are all things we look for (along with specific generalist or specialist skills of course). And thats simply because, as co-owners, we care more. So we give more. From graduate to Partner in one move. Thats progress. Thats the John Lewis Partnership.

  • John Lewis Partnership

    The John Lewis Partnership owns the leading UK retail businesses, including Waitrose and John Lewis. Partners share in the benefits and profits of a business that puts them first.

  • Lidl (2)

    Our future is dependent up on what we do today, and our award winning Graduate Programmes allow us to plan for this now. Identifying the leaders of tomorrow, means we can train, develop and mould the talented individuals who will help grow our business.

  • Lloyds Banking Group (5)

    Lloyds Banking Group is a financial services group that’s been serving communities around the UK, for hundreds of years. With some of the most recognised brands in the nation, including Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Scottish Widows and Bank of Scotland, we make a difference to the lives of millions of people and businesses.

  • Majestic Wine (2)

    If you're passionate about wine and people, and inspired by the idea of starting a retail management career that's truly personal to you, we'd love to hear from you. Majestic Wine have over over 200 stores Nationwide with opportunities all year round.

  • Marks and Spencer (19)

    We always strive for perfection at M&S. Our passion to improve and meticulous attention to detail enable us to create the perfect products and shopping experience our customers love. Its an approach we bring to creating perfect careers for talented people like you too. Its a truly exciting time to be at M&S. With retail moving faster than ever, anyone joining the company now will be building the business of the future. This, and the fact youll be working for an iconic retailer, means theres no better place to get your career off to the perfect start.

  • Matalan (7)

    We're opening more stores than ever before. We're also creating more product lines and more opportunities for fast career progression. For those with energy, spirit and drive there's never been a better time to join us.

  • Morrisons (7)

    Morrisons offers you the chance to be part of a different kind of retail business. Whether you’re a school leaver, student or graduate, our early careers give you a unique perspective, real responsibility and tons of valuable experience.

    You see, unlike our competitors, we own most of our own supply chain. We’re both food makers and shopkeepers, home to diverse teams that create success together. That means you’ll find an amazing scope for learning here.

  • New Look (1)

    The New Look story began in 1969 as a single fashion store in the UK. From there, weve grown to become a leading fast-fashion brand, with 569 stores in the UK and over 200 across Europe, China and Asia.

  • Next Retail Ltd

    Weve a lot to offer - not least the opportunity to develop your career with one of the UKs leading fashion retailers. Youll also have the chance to see the ranges youve helped to shape appear in our stores or Directory - which is always a real buzz. With so much to gain and a bright future to look forward to, you wont be surprised to learn that we attract a lot of applicants for places on our trainee programmes.

  • Ocado (1)

    Ocado is a name that people associate with shopping for groceries online, but it's much more than that. Behind the friendly, efficient service and the coloured vans, there's also an incredible technology and fulfilment machine that powers Ocado.com, Fetch.co.uk and Morrisons' online delivery service.

    Our rapid growth means we're always on the lookout for people with extraordinary drive, passion and talent to fill a range of career opportunities, and enjoy all the benefits of working in a fast-growing company.

    If you're ready to join us, we look forward to making you feel at home.
  • ReThink Recruitment

    ReThink Recruitment is now recognised by the recruitment community as a leader in our industry. We believe in challenging conventions. And its this attitude that has seen us transform from a start-up to an over £50m turnover, AIM listed international operation in just under six years. We now have circa 150 people working out of five UK and two overseas offices, and have grown faster and achieved more than any other player in our sector.

  • Robert Dyas (1)

    We are modern retailers who are curious and interested in the new. We scour the world for the latest products and nifty solutions that make homemaking easier, we are not interested in the flimsy or throwaway. For us, new products must be enduring as well as innovative. Modern homes can be pretty demanding. There are always a million and one things that need adding, doing or fixing. We run our business as shopkeepers, not just shops, offering the new, the rare and the necessary with the helpful advice and guidance our customers need. Robert Dyas was bought in July 2012 by Theo Paphitis, one of the former investors on TV's Dragons' Den. Since then, the company has shown improved year-on-year results and driven a programme of investments.

  • SG Building Distribution

    Were part of Saint-Gobain. Founded in 1665 to make the glass for the mirrors of the Palace of Versailles, were now one of the largest industrial groups in the world. We employ over 200,000 people in 54 countries across the globe. Together, we design, produce and distribute a whole host of materials from 30 billion bottles and jars a year, to the ductile iron pipes that distribute water around 80 capital cities across the globe.

  • Santander (3)

    We’re already one of the largest and most successful financial groups in the world – but our ambition is to be the best retail and commercial bank. Our Emerging Talent programmes are all about bringing together talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds to make it happen.

  • Screwfix

    Our stores are springing up all across the country. We’ve now opened over 470 stores. Which means that today, no-one in the UK is more than half an hour from their nearest Screwfix. Our team of digital dynamos have created an e-commerce platform that sees over 2 million (count ‘em) unique users every week. And our contact centre is abuzz with confident, bubbly customer service people working with a huge range of blue-chip and public sector clients.

    Whether it’s our click and collect service, that enables our customers to pick up the tools they need at any of our stores within five minutes of ordering online, or our award-winning customer service, we’re proud to deliver more to plumbers, electricians and builders across the land.

  • Sodexho

    In the UK & Ireland, we are a leading provider of catering and support services to clients in sectors ranging from business and industry to education, healthcare, leisure and defence.

  • TJX Europe Ltd (6)

    Hello, were TK Maxx, and we want to invite you to be part of something huge. Were part of TJX Europe, which is a division of The TJX Companies, Inc. - the worlds leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer, with an annual turnover of over $29.1 billion, globally (FY15).

  • Toys R Us

    Toys "R" Us is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toys "R" Us Inc, the Worlds Largest Toy, Family Leisure and Baby Care Store with operations throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Far East.

  • Uniqlo Europe Ltd

    UNIQLO is a modern Japanese company that inspires the world to dress casual. UNIQLO has enjoyed strong growth by offering high-quality casual wear at reasonable prices based on its SPA (Specialty Store Retailer of Private Label Apparel) business model, which spans product design, manufacture, distribution and retail.

  • Volkswagen Group UK (1)

    One group. Five brands. Unlimited possibilities.

    We’re driven by difference. With five globally recognised brands under one roof – Audi, SEAT, Volkswagen, ŠKODA and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles - each with its own history, designs and inventions – we’ve created some of the world’s most iconic vehicles, from luxury sports cars to family camper vans. Here, you’ll discover opportunities, explore ideas and tackle challenges that you won’t find anywhere else.

    Whatever drives you, at Volkswagen Group UK you’ll find a career that matches your ambitions. The range of experiences we offer are unparalleled in our industry – and the places they could take you are just as varied.

  • Waitrose

    Waitrose is the supermarket division of the John Lewis Partnership, with more than 200 branches across the country. In a 2010 poll Waitrose were voted top food and grocery retailer.

  • Wincanton plc

    Wincanton designs, implements and operates creative supply chain solutions for complex supply chains right across Europe.

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