Bluestem Brands
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Bluestem Brands – US – “Office”

Bluestem Brands – US – “Office”
Headquarters Eden Prairie, MN
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 2002
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Bluestem Brands, Inc. owns the Fingerhut, and PayCheck Direct brands*, which offer consumers a robust selection of consumer products with shop-at-home convenience, via direct mail catalogs and online shopping. In addition to offering thousands of brand-name products, the Fingerhut and brands offer a variety of payment options. This allows families... More

Mission: Bluestem Brands' mission is to improve our customers’ lives by providing the merchandise they need with the flexibility of paying over time.

Bluestem Brands – Why Work For Us?

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With three flourishing, distinct retail brands, three campuses and more than 1,000 employees, there is always something exciting happening at Bluestem Brands. 

We have a distinctive value proposition: We are a retailer that offers great national-brand merchandise with unique payment options to a wide range of customers. That provides a unique and better shopping experience for our customers.

Fingerhut was born in 1948, and began its life as a mail order company selling car seat covers. Our flagship brand is now an omnichannel retailer, serving millions of low- to middle-income customers every year. Our multimedia advertising includes television, online, and more than 100 million catalogs a year. From the website featuring thousands of name brands, to our mobile website, to our friendly phone agents, no matter the channel, our customers love the excitement of shopping now, with the freedom of paying over time. launched in 2009. It brings contemporary, national-brand shopping, with a female flair. Fun extras like the Goodie Bag, Free Shipping Every Day promotions, lots of sales and the flexibility of multiple payment options make a destination for savvy online shoppers.

PayCheck Direct is our newest brand, launching in 2011. This employee purchase program is offered directly through employers and organizations. Employees purchase brand-name, larger-ticket merchandise and pay through interest-free payroll deduction.

We service all three brands with 1.2 million square feet of distribution space in St. Cloud, MN, where we ship more than four million packages annually.

At Bluestem Brands, our smart, passionate employees are forging into new territory and enhancing the customer experience by listening to our customers and treating them with respect. We respond to their needs by creating innovations in merchandise, payment options, and more. Our positive, trust-based, team culture fosters ideas, which are incubated into new products, processes, line extensions, even new brands. We celebrate success and thirst for more.

Working at Bluestem Brands

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Employees are “Satisfied”   32 ratings


87% Approve of the CEO   15 ratings

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Steve Nave

President and CEO

Growing fast

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Pros: Growth company
Everyone works hard but in a casual environment
Casual dress and half-day Fridays during summer are great
More upward movement than in the past
Most people focus on the work to be done versus any politics
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No Offer Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interview Details – I was contacted a 2 days after filling out an application to schedule a phone interview and was told they really wanted to talk to me. The phone interview was very basic. I just walked through my resume and described why I would be a good fit for the position giving examples of prior work history…Full Interview

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Top Places to Work, Minneapolis Star Tribune, 2013

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