Retail

Helping you to improve the flow of goods from the supplier to the customer.

By working with our clients and not just for them, we have established a real understanding of every facet of retail supply chain.

Sub sector overview

Our Retail Expertise

We have consultants and researchers who boast a real understanding of every facet of retail sector from luxury, fast fashion, hypermarket, to speciality retailer and e-commerce; and across the whole supply chain from manufacturing, logistics & distribution, category management, buying & sourcing to retail operations.

This is why we can match the right people to the right roles, to support candidates in their career development, and businesses in their growth.  With our Global Network, we are able to identify the right individuals anywhere in the world.

  • Luxury/Fashion/Accessories

    The industry is facing unprecedented challenges with the rise of e-commerce and online channels. Shopping patterns are impacting the whole supply chain cycle. We are here to partner with you to identify the right talent to support this changing journey. 

  • Sports & Leisure

    The ongoing growth of this sector means increasing demands driven from the health & fitness conscious generation. Our clients are constantly in the lookout for material innovation for higher performance. We support multinational and local organizations to source talent with competencies to drive productivity and product creation in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

  • Health & Beauty

    The Health, Wellness & Beauty sector is going through drastic changes with start-up brands competing head on with legacy brands all in a race to provide a seamless online and offline customer experience. Product development and brand influence matter more than ever in the battle for market share. Our specialist consultants understand the intricacies and challenges that our clients face along every stage of the process.

  • E-Commerce

    Pure Online retailers as well as the rise of Omni-channel capabilities driven by diverse customer demands is rapidly changing the supply chain and talent needed to drive them. The Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data & Analytics are expected to fully integrate supply chain systems from factory to customer. Our specialist consultants are at the forefront of this rising trend to support you through this digital transformation journey.

  • Furniture & DIY

    The home furnishing and DIY retail segment is in constant transformation from the rising tide of digital innovation. Upstream supply chain integration from Design, Product development, Manufacturing and Quality are just as essential to the success of these retailers. We supports every stage of the increasing global digitalized value chain.

  • Consumer Electricals/ Electricals &Toys

    The digital revolution in retail is ignited by a customer increasingly attracted by online’s endless options. We work with many clients that focus on buying branded and licensed product but are also engaged in direct sourcing with manufacturers in China to develop the most cost effective high quality in-house brands.

  • Grocery & Hypermarket

    Fast becoming the leading category in the race towards online integration, this presents huge opportunities for innovation and new job creation due to efficiency gains from automation. We understand every aspect of the value chain from food processing and the quality assurance standards recognized by our clients and demanded by their customers worldwide.

  • Department Stores

    This retail model is faced with transformation challenges requiring a new digital-savvy supply chain professional. We help clients to solve the complex supply chain problems incurred along this transformation journey by providing the best-in-class supply chain expertise in merchandising, category management, planning & forecasting, systems implementation and procurement, delivering added value to ensure our clients’ organization remain critical to consumers.

Retail Case Studies

See how we've responded to and delivered the brief for our valued partners.

Our Retail Track Record

From luxury, fashion, e-commerce and hypermarket we can provide the right talent across the world.

The combination of functional specialism and sector knowledge allows us to create unique recruitment solutions that are tailored to your needs

Our global offices

Recent placements:

  • Product Developer & Designer – Hardlines – Hong Kong

  • Senior Buying Manager – Lighting – Hong Kong

  • Materials Sourcing Manager – Hong Kong

  • Sr. Product Manager EU Fashion E-Commerce – Germany

  • Marketing Services Category Manager – Hong Kong

  • Purchasing Retail Buyer – Hong Kong

  • Product Manager Supplements Teleshopping – Germany

  • Supply Chain Specialist, Luxury Retail – Hong Kong

  • Senior Manager – Quality Ethics, Supplier Development – Hong Kong

  • Product Manager Supplements Teleshopping – Germany

  • Sustainability Manager – Apparel – Hong Kong

Retail Specialists

Meet the Proco Associates Consultants who make Retail specialists their passion.