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Headquarters Charlotte, NC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (CATO)
Industry Retail
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

The Cato Corporation caters to fashion-minded Southerners on a budget. The retailer operates about 1,285 apparel stores in 30 states (primarily in the Southeast) under the names Cato, Cato Fashions, Cato Plus, It's Fashion, and It's Fashion Metro. Its mostly private-label merchandise selection includes misses', juniors', girls', and plus-sized casualwear, career clothing, coats, shoes, and accessories geared to low- and middle-income customers, mostly females aged 18 to 50. Cato's stores are typically located in shopping centers anchored by a Wal-Mart store or another... More

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Employees are “Dissatisfied”   62 ratings


37% Approve of the CEO   34 ratings

Cato Chairman, President, and CEO John P. Derham Cato

John P. Derham Cato

Chairman, President, and CEO

What a family!

  Former Sales Associate in Bloomington, IN

Pros: The group of ladies I worked with were very right knit, they understood that the job wasn't first and foremost that family and personal health were... and so there was never stress about having to ask off for these issues. Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Dec 2010 – Reviewed Jun 5, 2014

Interview Details – Interview includes questionnaire, personality testing, and sales floor interview covering customer service and merchandising skills. Manager will call for interview and set up a date and time to meet in store. Some managers prefer to administer personality testing first. If this test is not passed…Full Interview

Interview Question:
The personality profile is made to confuse you by repeating questions in different ways. They also want the "correct" answer, not the "honest" answer. View Answer

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