Considering entering a career in the retail industry? Find out how Claire became a senior associate in a clothing store -- one of the many occupations available to you in this career field. 


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If you’re considering a career in the retail industry, click on the infographic to see high-level statistics about the field, such as:

  • Fastest-growing professions
  • Career spotlights and pathways
  • Qualities you need to be successful
  • Where in the country the jobs are
  • What the experts are saying