JOBS & CAREERS SPRING 2018 - 214
esigner fashion, high-end jewellery, fine furnishings and unique art - it's all part of the luxury retail
sector, where customers have money to spend on the finer things in life. Despite the government's
austerity policies, the sector has grown by 24% in the UK since 2013, with international shoppers
flocking to Britain - and London in particular - to take advantage of the weaker pound.
The UK luxury retail sector currently employs around 170,000 people2, so if you fancy a touch of glamour
in your working life, it could be the career for you. Turn the page to discover some of the roles available.
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