Retail, Wholesale, and Food Services Executive Search

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Unlock customer-centric growth through world-class leadership

Your industry is full of fierce competition. Navigating the fiercely competitive retail, wholesale, and food services sector demands expertise and insight. Finding the perfect leadership fit for your organization can be a daunting task.  

You’re seeking top-tier executives. Those who can adapt to evolving consumer needs and ace the technology game. They need to navigate rising costs and inflation while driving growth. They’ve got to be cyber-savvy, managing cyber risks with dexterity. And let’s not overlook the data—these executives need to unlock the value hidden in your company’s figures. That’s a hefty list of requirements. But we’ve got the solution. 

At Stanton Chase, we’re not just retail, wholesale, and food services executive recruiters; we’re your strategic partners.  

We understand the unique challenges of both store-based and online consumer operations. Our goal is to guide you through the entire executive search process, providing unparalleled and tailored support every step of the way. 

When you entrust your executive search to Stanton Chase, we leverage our extensive network of professionals to source only the most qualified candidates for your consideration. And our commitment doesn’t end with placement. We’re here to offer ongoing support, ensuring a smooth transition and continued success. 

Our expertise spans a broad range of leadership appointments within the sector, including executive, finance, head of function positions, country management, property and asset management, merchandising, retail operations, sourcing and supply chain, marketing, category management, and digital roles. 

We cover a wide spectrum of subsectors in the retail, wholesale, and food services sector, including: 

  • Grocery retailers and supermarkets 
  • Fashion retailers 
  • Electrical retailers 
  • Bookshops 
  • General merchandise retailers 
  • Department stores 
  • Consumer electronics retailers 
  • Mobile telephone retailers 
  • Direct sales 
  • Car distributors 
  • Cash and carry 
  • Petrol retailers 
  • Vending machine operators 
  • Full-service restaurants 
  • Fast food establishments 
  • Catering companies  


Choose Stanton Chase for your retail and distribution executive search. Discover why we’re one of the leading retail, wholesale, and food services executive search firms in the industry. 

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