Retail Sales and Customer Service

There are approximately 287,000 retail outlets in the UK. Would you like to be working within one?

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough have lots of organisations that offer retail positions. All the cities, towns and villages in the area have retail stores. There are a number or large retailers, such as Sainsburys, Tesco, Aldi and Asda. Across the area there are many retail parks, including Peterborough One, Wisbech Retail Park and Cambridge Retail Park.
The retail industry is responsible for the buying and selling of goods, from a chocolate bar to a car. It’s one of the largest industries in the UK, covering entertainment, fashion, food, health & beauty, homewares, sport & leisure and technology. Although there has been a move away from people buying on the high street to buying online, there are still many people employed in retail. Whether you fancy selling clothes, fresh fruit and vegetables or pet supplies there are lots of opportunities to work face to face with the public providing goods and services. These jobs can be at all levels and often provide flexible working and part-time opportunities too.
Over 37,000 people are employed in the retail sector across Cambridgeshire & Peterborough.

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What you'll need

You’ll need customer service skills, patience, the ability to work well with others, excellent verbal communication skills, a desire to help people and the ability to sell products and services.

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