Esprit Holdings

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Esprit Holdings Reviews

14 Reviews
2.8
14 Reviews
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Ronald van der Vis
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    Fair pay, good managers.

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at Esprit Holdings part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    This is the rating for the Esprit store in NYC (not sure if it's still there anymore). Work environment was pleasant and professional compared to other retail experiences. Pay was also a little above average in comparison to other sales associate positions at this time. Managers were professional and pleasant to work with. Hours were fair.

    Cons

    A lot of pressure to help everyone in the store even when they do not want help.
    Store can get very messy at times and understaffed on certain days.
    Commission bonuses- could be bad or good.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust that your employees have already asked customers if they need help when they say they did, not all customers need help, some just want to be left alone.

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Esprit Holdings Interviews

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    Payroll Coordinator Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    The process took a day - interviewed at Esprit Holdings in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    Met with two separate people, the group head and the woman I would actually be the assistant to. The Group Head was very professional, asked typical questions. This part went fine, we talked for about half an hour. The woman I was to assist spent an hour and a half with me, in which I probably only spoke for 20-30 minutes. Something about me clearly bothered her, because she kept going on and on about how great she is at her job, as if trying to prove something to me. She also called me out on wearing heels 2-3 times in a very condescending tone. I'm sorry, it's an interview, aren't you supposed to wear heels?? Especially when interviewing for a fashion company? They weren't outlandish either, they were nude pumps...Was relieved I did not get an offer, it would not have worked out well for me to work directly with this awful woman.

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Website www.esprit.com
Headquarters Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong
Size Unknown
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (0330)
Industry Retail
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Esprit Holdings aims to put shoppers in the buying spirit. The firm sells a wide range of casual fashion items through about a dozen product lines -- including women's, men's, and children's apparel, footwear, accessories, assorted housewares, and jewelry under the Esprit label. Women's apparel and accessories account for about 50% sales. Esprit also sells cosmetics and skin care products under the Red Earth brand. The firm is both a wholesaler and retailer with merchandise in some 14,000 stores and 1,140 company-managed retail and outlet shops in Asia, Europe, and North... More

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