We are a trusted advisor to many of the UK’s leading retail and wholesale businesses and as one of our clients you too can draw on our sector specialist knowledge. We are committed to innovation and thought leadership to support businesses like yours across the industry.
90% of FTSE 350 retailers have relationships with us¹
68% of the UK's top 200 retailers have relationships with us.²
In addition, we have an excellent network with the sector’s leading trade bodies, and are committed to people development and diversity within the sector. In 2015, Barclays established a strong partnership with Women in Retail^ (opens in a new window), connecting businesswomen across the retail sector and supporting their “Emerging Talent” initiative.
As one of our Retail and Wholesale clients, you can also take advantage of:
Having worked closely with businesses across Retail and Wholesale for well over a decade, our dedicated team can offer unrivalled expertise:
We offer a full range of products and supporting services, tailored to meet the needs of your specific area:
Ian has over 20 years of corporate banking experience and has spent the last five years providing specialist banking services to retailers and wholesalers as part of the leadership within Barclays Retail & Wholesale Team.
Prior to that he was a senior relationship director in the Technology, Media and Telecoms team, and before joining Barclays held a range of positions at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and Allied Irish Banks.
1Source: FTSE 350 General Retailers Index, 2015
2Source: Retail Week’s Top 200 Retailers, 2015
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