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Holland & Barrett Retail Overview

Nuneaton, England
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Pharmacies & Health Shops
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The home of health & happiness

The largest retailer of our kind in Europe, we’ve over 1,000 stores on high streets across the UK. We also have a lively head office where we buy our products, do our sums, create witty marketing ... Read more

Mission: 140 years in the making (and still we build on)
Make no bones about it our colleagues are at the heart of everything we do. Since we set out with a market stall 140 years ago, our people have built our business from the ground up. So, we look after them. Growth ... Read more

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Holland & Barrett Retail – Why Work For Us?


To enhance the well-being of our customers around the world by delivering the highest quality, best value nutritional supplements and wellness products, bringing wellness to the world one happy customer at a time.

Holland & Barrett International is one of the world’s leading health and wellness retailers and the largest in Europe, supplying its customers with a wide range of vitamins, minerals, health supplements, specialist foods and natural beauty products. With over 145 years of experience in the industry, our name is a familiar sight in almost every major city and town across the UK and is becoming increasingly more visible further afield, in markets as diverse as the Netherlands and Malta to the UAE, China and India.

Our Expertise

We are particularly proud of our extensive specialist training programme which is unparalleled in the health supplement industry. Under our own unique ‘Natural Health Academy’, our associates are able to gain qualifications in the provision of health advice which are to ‘A’ level equivalent standard and officially recognised by the UK Government’s ‘Education Development International’ programme. This is the first recognised training scheme to cover health on the high street, and associates are fully trained in understanding product safety and contraindications for products, for example use during pregnancy. Our commitment means customers can confidently have access to clear and concise information to help them make informed product choices to match their needs.

We have recently introduced our healthy experts training allowing our associates to further specialise in key areas such as sports nutrition, natural beauty, supplements or food.

Make no bones about it, here at Holland & Barrett we’re raising our game.

Our sights are firmly set on being numero uno when it comes to spreading health and happiness around the world.

And we’re well on our way. 

The bar’s set high. The challenge is a big one. And, for the right people, the rewards can be just as big.

So roll your sleeves up. Put your game face on. And read on. We’re about to deliver a unique retail experience – and you can be part of it all.

Go forth and explore!

(Seatbelts on, please)

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We make the impossible possible at Holland and Barrett

A career with Holland & Barrett means being part of the largest health and wellbeing retailers in Europe. We got to where we are by thinking big and investing for the future: in our people, products and facilities. We empower our people to be the best they can be. From our Head of Office in Nuneaton and Distribution centre in Burton, we work together to create a great place to work.

Great place to grow and develop at Holland and Barrett

We have ambitious plans in place to grow our business and transform the health and wellbeing sector. We don’t just want to be good for our customers and colleagues we want to be good for the planet too. Our natural ingredients are taken from Mother Nature, so we want to help look after the environment in return. To meet those goals, we need people who can grow with us. People who want to learn something new every day, leaders who take responsibility and innovative thinkers who can see afar.

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    I have been working at Holland & Barrett Retail full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Love the knowledge and training, the feel good effect from our happy customers, great holidays each year, opportunity to excel. Great company ethos

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say at all

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the constant evolution

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Holland & Barrett Retail Photos

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Holland & Barrett Retail Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Holland & Barrett Retail in July 2016.

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    Had a 20minute shop floor trial you are asked to try to sell loyalty cards, as well and learn about a product and sell it. Then just a classic interview

    Interview Questions

    • What skills do you have for this position   2 Answers
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Holland & Barrett Retail Awards & Accolades

  • Specialty Retailer of the Year(Shortlisted), Retail Week Awards, 2015

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