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Retail as a career

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Everyone has a retail story ...

What’s yours? 

Retail is the #1 private-sector employer in the country 

If you’re seeking to make an impact from the start of your career, spark impressive change, learn new or innovative technology and, most importantly, gain success in a field that rewards ambitious hard workers, retail is for you.

Retail isnt just about the products its about the people who make it all possible. Watch the video below to explore the varied careers that power the retail industry and make the customer experience exciting.

Retail is filled with amazing opportunities.

We shape its future by bringing awareness to the value of retail as a first job and the possibility for career growth and advancement that the industry offers. Through education, training and experiences for job seekers of all ages and backgrounds, we help more people take their first steps toward amazing careers.

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Real stories from people in the retail industry
Retail offers a fresh start and a way forward for millions of American job seekers. It is an industry filled with dynamic careers that offer the chance for you to make an impact from the very beginning. Discover the breadth of opportunities that exist in retail.
Explore careers in retail with NRF’s job board
Whether you’re a job seeker looking to post a resume and search for jobs or an employer wanting to post a job and search for resumes — NRF’s job board has it all.
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Did you know?

Nearly eight in 10 people working in retail describe themselves as happy.

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