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Decathlon Retail careers and training schemes

The European leader in sports retailing, ranking third worldwide. Since 1976, the Decathlon story has been synonymous with a passion for serving our customers.

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The Company

Founded in 1976, Decathlon has become the European leader in sports retailing, now ranked third worldwide. We are also the ninth largest designer and manufacturer of sports equipment in the world. Our products are sold in our stores under our brand names. With over 400 stores worldwide, we now have 12 stores throughout the UK. You can see our locations in the job listings.

We provide choice, value, advice and services for over sixty sports and our objective is to ensure total satisfaction for all our customers in their sporting and outdoor activities; real sports equipment for real sports men and women.

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Training & Profiles

Graduate Retail Management Scheme

Decathlon is an international sports retailer with impressive expansion plans in the UK.
Fancy jumping to your future with us?

If you are looking for a 9 - 5 office job, look elsewhere.
If you are looking for a retail adventure where no two days are the same, read on. As a Department Manager, you’ll be taking decisions for the business from day one: recruiting, training and managing your own team, planning your commercial activity, managing your stock and ultimately the profit and loss account.

Your determination together with our training will teach you the fundamentals of how to run a business. Our expansion plans will open up fast track career opportunities to the competitive amongst you.

We offer a training programme which covers the retail basics: merchandising, stock management, sales and product knowledge as well as the following managerial areas: recruitment, commerce, management, financial forecasting and employment law.

We place great importance on the development of our employees, and provide continuous training as their careers develop in the company.

Are you hands-on? Do you have infectious energy and relentless drive? Do you have a keen sense of service? Do you live and breathe sport and challenges?

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Annual vacancies

25 - 30


  • National

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  • Non-contributary Pension Scheme
  • Group permanent health Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 28 days holiday
  • Bonus scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Staff discounts
  • Shareholding scheme



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