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October 2015

MEET GABRIELLE, FORMER COOP STUDENT AND CURRENT ASSISTANT PLANNER – KIDS FOOTWEAR AT THE WAREHOUSE

I began my journey with The Warehouse at the beginning of this year, when I interviewed with the Executive General Manager of Clothing for a co-op placement within the Head to Toe merchandise team. While discussing my background in Economics and International Business, we quickly realised retail planning was a great environment for me to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace.

I joined the planning team in the Footwear Department where my role was merchandise support. On my first day I was a little nervous and apprehensive. I had no idea merchandise planning was even a job before Co-op so I was very unsure of how the next 9 weeks was going to go.

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Joshua Parkes BA

MEET JOSH, SALES TEAM LEADER AT PALMERSTON NORTH WHO IS CURRENTLY COMPLETING THE MASSEY RETAIL DEGREE

Josh is a Sale Team Leader for our Palmerston North store and has been with The Warehouse for 5 years. He is currently studying the Bachelor of Retail and Business Management degree at Massey University.

Why did you want to complete the Massey University degree? The Massey Retail Degree is a big step in continuing my development within the business. It is relevant to my career pathway and has already helped me to improve in my current role. Continue Reading