Buying & Merchandising Employers

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Buying Solutions

    Buying Solutions is the national procurement partner for UK public services. It was established in 2001 as a result of the Gershon Report, through a merger of the procurement functions of the Buying Agency and CCTA. We are an Executive Agency of the Office of Government Commerce in the Treasury.

  • DS Smith

    DS Smith Packaging is the UKs foremost supplier of corrugated packaging products and related services and part of DS Smith PLC, a packaging company employing over 20,000 people world-wide.

  • 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.

  • Ford

    The Ford blue oval is one of the best-known brands in the world, representing cutting edge technological development, and a range of some of the most popular cars and commercial vehicles in the world.

  • Galliford Try

    Galliford Try is a top 10 award winning housebuilding and construction group generating annual revenues in excess of £1.8bn and a member of the FTSE 250.

  • 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 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.

  • L'Oréal

    L'Oréal is the number one cosmetics group in the world. Every second, 130 of our products are sold worldwide. Our 27 global brands reach a billion customers, and our ambition is to reach a billion more. Our industry is relentlessly competitive, our business is equally dynamic, and the opportunities we offer are truly outstanding.

  • 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.

  • Mitchells & Butlers plc

    Mitchells & Butlers is the UK's leading operator of managed pubs, bars and restaurants offering eating, drinking and entertainment for our customers in over 2,000 outlets.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Triton Showers

    Triton have been at the heart of Britain’s bathrooms for more than 30 years and there is a simple reason why we have stayed in the affections of the British family for so long; we care.

  • Wincanton plc

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

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