There's a vast number of opportunities for bright graduates in Consumer and Retail. We've pulled together some of the top firms in the sector.
From a garage in Seattle to redefining e-commerce internationally, Amazon has grown to become the stand-out business of the internet age. From retail to technology, the opportunities are abundant and highly sought-after.
Almost everyone owns something from Apple. Revolutionising technology, one must-have gadget at a time, Apple offers exciting and constantly innovative work on the global stage. Whether in the retail or corporate side of the business, you will have a chance to create wonder.
Managing well-known brands including Topshop, Topman and Miss Selfridge. With tailored on-the-job training to be expected, Arcadia Group is the perfect place to start a career in retail.
Evolution has epitomised the ASOS story and still continues to be a core value. The brand shows what technology and retail can accomplish when they work together. If you’re looking for an exciting role as fast paced as the fashion business, this is the place to be.
A diverse team – 11,000 strong – Booking.com is united by a single mission: to help travellers, whatever their budget, easily discover, book and enjoy the world’s best places to stay.
With over 10,000 staff in over 80 locations, Brakes is the leading European catering supplier. Combined with their philanthropic endeavours, working for Brakes Group offers a highly rewarding career with excellent training for bright graduates.
From two men in a van to the largest equity crowdfunding scheme in human history, BrewDog is going from strength to strength. They want talented graduates to help them continue this exponential growth.
Supplying over 200 countries with more than 500 brands, and selling a record 1.9 billion servings a day, Coca-Cola provides the ultimate experience for those interested in global retail opportunities.
Danone offers opportunities across the board, from marketing and finance, to research posts in early life nutrition. See what you could bring to the brand.
Depop is a mobile, social shopping app and its mission is to make buying and selling from mobile both easy and fun. A fast-growing business with offices in London, New York and Milan.
Diageo supply top quality alcoholic beverages on a global scale. Their three-year graduate programme takes those who thrive on challenges and a fast-paced environment, and want to make their brands the best they can be.
Driven by innovation and personality, Dyson thrives on bright minds looking to challenge convention and build the future of vacuum cleaners, fans, motors and more.
Working as a partner to retailers of all sizes, eBay enables commerce on a scale many sellers could only dream of. Internships and entry level roles are on offer for those who want to test the boundaries of what they can achieve.
Expedia loves solving problems and creating ideas. Join their team of talented and diverse people from all over the world and enjoy awesome benefits that have to be seen to be believed.
The UK’s leading cider, beer and pub business. Heineken offers excellent opportunities for people with talent and drive. There’s much more to this business than you might imagine.
House of Fraser
A retailer with big ambitions for the future. House of Fraser are looking for self-motivated graduates who think differently and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.
Creating a business to be proud of. Innocent wants to meet talented, ambitious and altruistic graduates who will inspire and deliver change all around them.
John Lewis Partnership
At John Lewis Partnership, employees are partners. This means they are all owners of the business and share in its success, as well as receiving excellent training and development throughout their career.
Experts in the beauty sector and devoted to expanding its reach, L’Oreal is an ambitious, fast-growing firm. Opportunities are available across the business including in marketing, digital, legal and finance.
Currently expanding into new markets, M&S is full of potential for those looking to start a career in retail. Whether you want to become a food technologist or work in logistics, there is something for every graduate here.
Mars is a business run on ideas and thinking differently. Looking after big brands means big opportunities for commercially-minded graduates looking to make their mark in a global business.
Those with a sweet tooth can find excellent development opportunities at the world’s top chocolate company, Mondelez, where big brands – including Cadbury and Milka – mix with big ideas.
Malt and malted ingredient producer for over 90 years. Muntons has grown into a major contributor to their market and continues to build on that success.
The world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company, exporting £346 million worth of products to over 70 countries from the UK. Their recently launched YOUth initiative goes to show Nestlé is committed to young and brilliant talent.
Ocado built its fulfilment business from scratch into an award-winning, innovative, customer-centric hub. Now they want to help you build your career into something just as impressive.
The conglomerate behind supplying products to nearly five billion people every day. From Febreze to Max Factor, working for P&G, you could be a part of creating, manufacturing, promoting or selling any one of their billion-dollar brands.
Three generations after its foundation, this family-run business has gone from strength-to-strength. Pentland Brands aims to build on this success with graduates who have the ambition to achieve and excel.
Be a part of the firm behind Walkers, Tropicana and of course Pepsi, with a global reach across 200 countries. Pepsico also have an award-winning female advancement scheme and are consistently listed in The Times ‘Top 50 Employers for Women’.
Since its inception over 130 years ago, PVH has become one of the largest apparel companies in the world, representing and marketing brands including Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger and Speedo.
Royal Mail Group
As the UK’s designated universal postage service provider, Royal Mail supplies 29 million addresses with their letters and parcels. There are opportunities across the business, from the operations programme to the technology programme.
While the end result is improved travel experiences, what really excites the Trainline team is the technology that enables them to have a positive impact on customers’ lives.
Unilever is committed to their brands and their consumers. From internships and apprenticeships to undergraduate programmes, Unilever provides unrivalled experience to those looking to work in the consumer & retail sector.
Walgreen's Boots Alliance
The first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. Walgreen's purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives.
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