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How I Got Into Merchandising

AQUAretail hears from Lucy Evans – Assistant Merchandiser at Mint Velvet – about how she launched her merchandising career after university… When I didn’t know what to do After completing A-levels in Maths, Textiles and Economics, I went on to study Mathematics and Management at the University of Leeds. At this stage, I had no

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Big Fish, Small Pond?

In the merchandising world what are the benefits of working as a small fish in a big pond and as a big fish in a small pond? AQUAretail assesses the pros and cons of working in a big corporate versus a small independent, and vice versa. Exposure: A pro in any business but often gained

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Moving Abroad – what value does it add to your CV?

Picture this… you’re an Assistant Merchandiser ready for the next level, whether it be a junior merchandiser title in an equivalent business or a merchandiser title in a smaller structure. A brand based in Germany have approached you to work with them, you’ve got no ties to the UK but are debating whether a move

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I don’t like my job, can I have my old one back please?

So you hate your new ‘dream’ job… You’re 2 months in and the thought of another 2 months at your new desk, in your new team is enough to make you want to stick pins in your eyes. You’re edging closer to sending the drafted email you’ve saved in your inbox to your old boss

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