About Us

Welcome to the Retail Executive Website!
Whether you are a student, employee, employer, parent or teacher the Retail Executive website has been designed to help you:

  • Understand the size, scope & characteristics of the retail industry
  • Counter the myths about retail careers
  • Research & identify suitable retail career pathways, occupations & required training
  • Learn how to become a retail professional through the Retail Executive Program
  • Find retail employment opportunities

The Retail Executive initiative has been made possible by the strong support of the government and our industry partners whom are passionate about you embracing this dynamic sector. Please enjoy your journey through this website as you discover just how exciting & vibrant a career in retail can be!

The Retail Executive initiative has been facilitated by Service Skills SA, the South Australian Industry Skills Board responsible for the retail & wholesale sector.

The Retail Executive Partners, Sector Ambassadors and Sector Sponsors are the champions and leaders of the Retail Executive website and other initiatives because they have provided significant financial support with further substantial funds coming from the sector sponsors and advertisers. The following enterprises and training related organisations truly believe in retail as a life-long career destination.


ATECCareers & Employment ExpoHarvey Norman
National PharmaciesState Retailers AssociationTAFE SA
YUM - KFCYUM - PHAdelaide Produce Market

Sector Ambassadors

YUM - KFCYUM - PHSpendless Shoes
DrakesTAFE SAEET logo
MGA LogoHaighs logoMitre 10

Sector Sponsors

Drake SupermarketsThe Pharmacy Guild of AustraliaTAFE SA
WoolworthPricelineMGA Logo
First Impressions logo  

Supporting Enterprises

Acoustic StomachAussie HostAustralian Retailer's Association
Australian Retailer's Association NewsletterBarossa Community StoreChemplus
ColesEd Harry MenswearEducational Development Brokers
EqualsExcellence in Education & Training (Cultural Immersion)Franklyn Scholar
Frontline RetailGloria JeansLeadership Learning Dynamics
Nexus RecruitmentNorwood FoodlandPerformis
Rundle Mall ManagementSDA UnionService Skills Australia
Spend-less ShoesTargetTiME