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Careers in Retail

The world of retail offers a wide array of career opportunities for new grads and students seeking summer work experience.

Overall, retail is the top employment sector in the country with almost 2 million working Canadians, 600,000 of whom hold tactical or managerial positions.

Retail involves planning, evaluating and overseeing the operations of various elements of retail establishments and the companies that support them.  This may include expertise in buying & merchandising, store operations, design and layout, marketing, human resources development, supply chain management, site selection, new technologies and more.

Retail Career Word Cloud - shows many of the job titles listed below