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Arhaus Furniture CEO John Reed
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    It was a privilege to work for this company.

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    Current Employee - Design Consultant, CS, & Ship-Out Coordinator  in  Walton Hills, OH
    Current Employee - Design Consultant, CS, & Ship-Out Coordinator in Walton Hills, OH

    I have been working at Arhaus Furniture full-time for more than a year


    Arhaus is a quality conscious high-end furniture and home accessories company that staffs creative people, values its employees, and pays well. The owner, John Reed, is as smart as they come, a class act who grew this business from one original Ohio location to currently 53 stores (and he looks like Clint Eastwood!). He's also expanded into a personal accessories subcategory with (along the lines of Robert Redford's Sundance Catalog). Walk into one of his stores and you will enter a unique kind of design heaven that the design staff changes with the seasons. I hope he plans to expand into California.


    I was promoted twice, from sales and design consultant for a one-of-a-kind concept store to corporate customer service specialist, to ship-out coordinator. Unfortunately, my supervisor and I dId not get along. I understand he is no longer with the company. This is no reflection on the company itself - just a personality conflict. I learned from the conflict however, and would approach things differently given a similar situation today.

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    I recall interviewing with the owner for a buyer position, having come from owning and operating my own art and gifts gallery. I asked him if he was familiar with Sundance Catalog, as I saw many stylistic similarities to his design concept, and mentioned jewelry as an interesting area to venture into (which he later did). I don't think he or his management staff needs my advice. He and his management staff have made brilliant decisions.

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Arhaus Furniture Interviews

Updated Jul 9, 2014
Updated Jul 9, 2014

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    Design Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Baltimore, MD
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Baltimore, MD
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Arhaus Furniture in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    I went through two rounds of interviews with different managers. Each time it took many back and forth phone calls to schedule anything and both times the interviewer was 45 minutes late to see me.

    All questions were rather basic. They did have my resume so they knew much of my past before I arrived.

    Interview took place on the floor and had many interruptions. It lasted about 75 minutes, but a total of 120 minutes with the lateness described.

    The dress was business casual. Two interviewers at once.

    I asked very specific questions about the poor customer and employee reviews the company has (knowing I may lose my chance of being hired) but was assured over and over that all of those reviews were exaggerated and false. NOT SO.

    Interview Questions
    • None, really. All questions were basic... How would you approach a customer on the sales floor? What and why is your availability? Experience in sales? They did not seem to worried or ask much about any past design experience- which was weird for a design job.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    None at all. The company has three pay options and you just have to pick one.
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Additional Info

Headquarters Walton Hills, OH
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1986
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable

Arhaus offers handcrafted home furnishings reflective of our global point-of-view. We collaborate with skilled artisans all over the world who craft exclusive collections using the finest materials. In stores, lifestyle settings are infused with everything from antiques, to hand-painted murals and fresh florals. Currently, we have more than 45 stores in the U.S. and with our... More

Mission: "Furnishing a better world.” This philosophy dates back to 1986 when father and son, Jack and John Reed, opened the first store in Cleveland and vowed never to use wood... More

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