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Outside of a typical container store, this one located at 1460 East Golf Road, Schaumburg, IL (Photo attributed to Isipeoria - )
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Container Store CEO and Co-Chairman Kip Tindell
Kip Tindell
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    Current Employee - Manager in Coppell, TX
    Current Employee - Manager in Coppell, TX
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    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Container Store full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people who try everyday to please all stakeholders: employees, customers, shareholders, and community.

    Cons

    Experiencing growing pains so communication can be challenging at times.

    Advice to Management

    Stay positive and keep trying. Nobody's perfect


Container Store Interviews

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    Visual Sales - Part Time Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Schaumburg, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Container Store (Schaumburg, IL).

    Interview

    Fill out the application online, and they call you in for a group interview. The group interview will include homework as preparation, so make sure you do the work. They want to know that your passionate and that you're a 1 equals 3 employee. Meaning, one of you is equivalent to three average employees, productivity-wise as well. READ THE FOUNDATION PRINCIPLES on the website. Do your research.

    Interview Questions

    • Out of all the products in our store, what would you choose as your complete solution and why?   Answer Question

Container Store Awards & Accolades

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100 Best Companies to Work For , Fortune, 2012
100 Best Companies to Work For , Fortune, 2010
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Website www.containerstore.com
Headquarters Coppell, TX
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1978
Type Company - Public (TCS)
Industry Retail
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

With its packets, pockets, and boxes, The Container Store has the storage products niche well-contained. Its merchandise ranges from backpacks to recipe holders. The home-organization pioneer operates more than 50 stores in nearly 20 states, mostly in major cities in California, Illinois, New York, and Texas, as well as the District of Columbia. It also runs an e-commerce site. The company offers shipping across the US and to Canada, as well as same-day delivery in New York City. Stores carry more than 10,000 items; the firm's Elfa brand of wire shelving (made in ... More

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