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Charming Shoppes President & CEO Anthony M. Romano
Anthony M. Romano
22 Ratings
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    Former Employee - Merchandise Planner in Bensalem, PA
    Former Employee - Merchandise Planner in Bensalem, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Charming Shoppes full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great job, good benefits and time off

    Cons

    long hours and too many forms

    Advice to Management

    none


Charming Shoppes Interviews

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    Senior Auditor Interview

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Charming Shoppes.

    Interview

    Interviews varied based on department but most were done by hiring manager first, and then directors or VPs. For our department, prior experience was key. Public Accounting experience was a plus but not 100% required.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a difficult situation and what you did to resolve it   Answer Question

Charming Shoppes Awards & Accolades

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Top Entry Level Employers , CollegeGrad, 2009
Top 100 Public, Private and Nonprofit Employers in Philadelphia , Philly.com, 2008

Additional Info

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Website www.charmingshoppes.com
Headquarters Bensalem, PA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1940
Type Company - Public
Industry Retail
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Charming Shoppes is big in women's plus-size clothing. The company runs some 2,065 stores (and related websites) at three fashion chains that cater to the amply proportioned: about 845 Lane Bryant and Lane Bryant Outlet stores in about 45 states; some 740 Fashion Bug stores that sell moderately priced apparel and accessories in girls, juniors, misses, and plus sizes; and about 475 Catherines Plus Sizes stores. The stores are primarily located in suburban areas and small towns across the US and court low- to middle-income women and teens who follow fashion styles ... More

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