Search Blog

Category List


Blog Search

Working in the Retail Supply Chain

While it may seem like magic when products show up at the stores, there is a lot more to it than that. Drivers, warehouse workers, receiving at the stores—there are a lot of steps that need to be done in a timely and efficient manner in order for a reta…
While it may seem like magic when products show up at the stores, there is a lot more to it than that. Drivers, warehouse workers, receiving at the stores—there are a lot of… https://careers.farmandfleet.com/blog/working-retail-supply-chain/

Retail Management Career Path

Retail management jobs provide the unique opportunity for growth and learning in a retail environment. Find out about the retail management career path with Blain’s Farm & Fleet.
Retail management jobs provide the unique opportunity for growth and learning in a retail environment. Find out about the retail management career path with Blain’s Farm &… https://careers.farmandfleet.com/blog/retail-management-career-path/

Retail Buyer Career Paths

As a retail buyer, you’ll have the opportunity to progress in the buyer career path. Start out as an associate buyer and work your way up to senior buyer. Learn about retail buyer career path with Blain’s Farm & Fleet.
As a retail buyer, you’ll have the opportunity to progress in the buyer career path. Start out as an associate buyer and work your way up to senior buyer. Learn about retail… https://careers.farmandfleet.com/blog/retail-buyer-career-paths/

Achieving Work-Life Balance in Retail

Retail’s variety and flexibility allow you to have a fulfilling life and rewarding career. Learn all about achieving work-life balance in retail with Blain’s Farm & Fleet.
Retail’s variety and flexibility will allow you to have a fulfilling life and rewarding career. Learn all about achieving work-life balance in retail with Blain’s Farm &… https://careers.farmandfleet.com/blog/achieving-work-life-balance-retail/

Why You Should Go Into the Management Training Program

Retail management gives you the opportunity to work one on one with customers at the store. One way to get into retail management is with the Blain's Farm & Fleet Retail Management Training Program. Find out how to get the skills needed to succeed in this…
Retail management gives you the opportunity to work one on one with customers at the store level. One way to get into retail management is with the Blain's Farm & Fleet Retail… https://careers.farmandfleet.com/blog/why-you-should-go-management-training-program/

Retail Web Development Career Path

Web development is a growing industry, especially in the retail world. Learn how you can use your skills to progress through the web developer career path with Blain’s Farm & Fleet.
Web development is a growing industry, especially in the retail world. Learn how you can use your skills to progress through the web developer career path with Blain’s Farm &… https://careers.farmandfleet.com/blog/retail-web-development-career-path/

It's All About the Numbers: Analyst Jobs

Do you love to crunch numbers? Do you enjoy looking through spreadsheets of data? A retail analyst’s job is to forecast customer needs and demands, using data and models. They help their company grow while supplying customer demands. Learn all about bec…
Do you love to crunch numbers? Do you enjoy looking through spreadsheets of data? A retail analyst’s job is to forecast customer needs and demands, using data and models. They… https://careers.farmandfleet.com/blog/its-all-about-numbers-analyst-jobs/

How to Get a Job as a Retail Buyer

Have you ever thought about the person who chooses which products are in a store? There’s a whole profession for retail buyers. Learn about what they do and what it takes to be a retail buyer with Blain’s Farm & Fleet.
Have you ever thought about the person who chooses which products are in a store? Or which product lines a company wants as part of their brand message? There’s a whole… https://careers.farmandfleet.com/blog/how-get-job-retail-buyer/

Working as a Retail Administrative Assistant

If you’re interested in a retail career that’s outside of the brick-and-mortar store, a retail administrative assistant job might be perfect for you. Learn about a day in the life of a retail administrative assistant at Blain's Farm & Fleet and Blain …
What does being a retail administrative assistant mean? If you’re interested in a retail career that’s outside of the brick-and-mortar store, a retail administrative… https://careers.farmandfleet.com/blog/working-retail-administrative-assistant/

How E-commerce Uses SEO to Help Online Customers

The number of people shopping online is growing more and more every year. People can shop from virtually anywhere, with the simple click of a button on their computers, tablets and phones. Learn how online retail is constantly growing and how retailers ar…
The number of people shopping online is growing more and more every year. People can shop from virtually anywhere, with the simple click of a button on their computers, tablets… https://careers.farmandfleet.com/blog/how-e-commerce-uses-seo-help-online-customers/

Following the Brick & Mortar Road – Retail Career Paths

If you love working with people and learning something new everyday, a career in retail may be for you. Learn about the different retail career paths at Blain's Farm & Fleet.
Do you love working with people? Not interested in having a desk job? Retail might be right for you. Retail jobs give people the chance to do what they love every single day.… https://careers.farmandfleet.com/blog/following-brick-mortar-road-retail-career-paths/

How to Interview Well

Do you get nervous when it comes to job interviews? Recruiters from Blain's Farm & Fleet have some simple tips for improving your interview skills.
Interviewing for a new position can be scary--especially if it's your first job. Here are a few tips from our Recruiters to help your interview go smoothly, and help you secure… https://careers.farmandfleet.com/blog/interviewing/

Is Retail Management Right for You?

Searching for a new career (or your first career!), can be a daunting task. The anxiety caused from the thought of choosing a job that you will be performing day-in and day-out for the foreseeable future can derail a search before it even gets started. F…
Searching for a new career (or your first career!), can be a daunting task.  The anxiety caused from the thought of choosing a job that you will be performing day-in and day-out… https://careers.farmandfleet.com/blog/retail-management-right-you/

Is A Retail Job Right For You?

Do you enjoy working with people? Solving problems? Even if you haven't considered a retail job before, a career in retail could be right for you. 1 in 4 jobs right now are in retail, with over 3 million retail establishments and 42 million retail jobs i…
Do you enjoy working with people? Solving problems? Even if you haven't considered a retail job before, a career in retail could be right for you. 1 in 4 jobs right now are in… https://careers.farmandfleet.com/blog/2015/03/retail-job-right-you/

Welcome to the Blain’s Farm & Fleet Career Connection

With Blain's Farm & Fleet's Career Connection Blog, we're here to help you understand the world of retail, how it impacts you, and what opportunities await you in this industry. You'll hear from our strategists on everything related to retail jobs, from j…
We all have things that we need to buy: clothing, food, items for our homes, and more. When you go shopping, do you ever wonder about all that goes into retail? Who are all the… https://careers.farmandfleet.com/blog/welcome-blains-farm-fleet-career-connection/