Carson Pirie Scott
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Carson Pirie Scott Reviews

88 Reviews
88 Reviews
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Carson Pirie Scott President Bud Bergren
Bud Bergren
40 Ratings

    It was simply a retail job.

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate  in  Aurora, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Aurora, IL

    I worked at Carson Pirie Scott part-time for less than a year


    There is a very casual environment at Carson Pirie Scott. The employees are very like minded.


    As any retail job, the rush hours can be very hectic.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay attention to your employees!

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Carson Pirie Scott Interviews

Updated Aug 15, 2014
Updated Aug 15, 2014

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  North Riverside, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in North Riverside, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Carson Pirie Scott in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    Human Resource Assistant is one of the nicest people you will meet there. She asks you basic retail/ interview questions such as: why do you want to work there, and gives you two scenarios.

    Interview Questions
    • They are pretty easy questions, maybe one weird one would be: what would you do if multiple customers needed your assistance?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Headquarters York, PA
Size Unknown
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Unknown
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Dillard's, J. C. Penney

A grand dame of Chicago retailing, Carson Pirie Scott & Co. operates about 30 department stores located mostly in Illinois, but also in Indiana. The mid-tier retailer is owned by The Bon-Ton Stores, which acquired Carson Pirie Scott along with about 110 other stores under the the Bergner's, Boston Store, Herberger's, and Younkers names from Saks Inc in 2006. Founded in 1854, Carson Pirie Scott was bought in 1989 by P.A. Bergner & Co., operator of the Bergner's and Boston Store chains. After a trip through Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, P.A. Bergner took the Carson Pirie... More

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