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The Facts - Retail

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The Facts - Retail > There has been nothing less than a revolution in the retail industry over the last 25 years and this has been driven by the leading retailers - multinational organisations that through consolidation, global expansion, technological sophistication, own labels and innovative store formats have shaped consumer behaviour and transformed the market-place. Well-trained, resourceful and innovative graduates are urgently needed to keep that impetus going, from management positions across the industry. ...read more.

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As well as modules in subjects such as marketing, finance, personnel management and business law, you will be studying the retail environment, purchasing, e-commerce and consumer behaviour. > Retail management courses where established over 10 years ago in response to growing demand from major retail organisations for high quality graduates in retailing. Retailing is a large and dynamic sector of the economy, and many UK retailers are among the world's most highly respected and innovative businesses. ...read more.

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> Retailers have become powerful international businesses in recent years. Today retail organisations strongly influence the development of new brands, establish the quality of consumer items and determine the price of goods found on the High Street and in out-of-town Malls. In recent years retailers have become dominant in the distribution channel and are now amongst the largest companies in Europe. > There are currently 13 courses offered by institutes in the UK, which courses have been developed to meet the needs of this dynamic, constantly changing retail environment. ...read more.

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