Retail markets and shops have a very ancient history, dating back to antiquity. Retailing is the process of selling consumer goods or services to customers through multiple channels of distribution to earn a profit. Whereas, Wholesaling is the sale of goods or merchandise to retailers other than a standard consumer.
Studies in Retailing and Wholesaling are ideal for those who want to further their knowledge, develop practical skills and improve their employability with leading retailers and organisations including B&Q, Tesco, Asda and Royal Mail etc.
There is a wide range of general academic and vocationally related courses in Retailing and Wholesaling which include Level 1 – 3 courses at Further Education Level as well as Level 4 – 8 courses at High Education Level.