Retail, sales and customer services
Top employers in retail

The most popular graduate recruiters in retail

The top employers in retail for 2017/18, as voted for by students and graduates, are:

1. Lidl Ireland

Find our more about graduate careers with Lidl Ireland here.

2. Aldi Stores (Ireland)

Find out more about graduate careers with Aldi Stores (Ireland) here.

3.=Musgrave Group

Find out more about graduate careers with Musgrave Group here.

3.=Penneys (Primark)

High street retailer trading as Primark in the UK (where it has 156 stores) and Penneys in the Republic of Ireland (where it has 38). Headquartered in Dublin, it recently opened stores in the US.

5. Sony

A global electronics and entertainment corporation, Sony is one of the leading product manufacturers for the consumer and professional markets.

6. Boots

Boots is a pharmacy chain in the United Kingdom and Ireland, with outlets in most high streets, shopping centres and airports.

7. Marriott Hotels

Marriott International’s flagship brand of hotels and resorts includes two Irish hotels: The Shelbourne in Dublin city and The Ritz-Carlton in Enniskerry, County Wicklow.

8. A&F Hollister

A&F Hollister Ireland Limited operates as a subsidiary of Abercrombie & Fitch Europe SA. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is a leading specialty clothing retailer holding four unique lifestyle brands – Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, Hollister Co., and Gilly Hicks.

9. Marks & Spencer

Leading UK retailer which has had a presence in Ireland for over30 years. Core business is quality foods, ladieswear, menswear, homewares and childrenswear.

10. Smyths Toys

Find out more about graduate careers with Smyths Toys here.

The Ireland's 100 leading graduate employers survey is part of the European Student Barometer and is conducted by Europe's leading graduate research firm, trendence.

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