It’s a fast-moving industry sector that distributes top brands to thousands of businesses all over the country, and offers starting roles at every level, with employers who will help you develop your role, take on new challenges, and build a rewarding and enjoyable career in wholesale.
If you’re already working in the sector, and are keen to add to your skills, have a look at the training courses offered by our supplier members. In some cases, you can apply for an FWD training grant to help fund your career development.
This is an industry where you can build the future you choose for yourself. Many of today’s business leaders started as school leavers working on the shop floor, or joined management schemes as a graduate
Along the way they gained experience in every aspect of the business, from logistics to sales and marketing. We asked people who work in wholesale to talk about their job and the path they took to get there. Here’s their stories: