FAO Schwarz

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Headquarters New York, NY
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

Famed toy store FAO Schwarz is a kid pleaser, but as a business it's had its ups and downs. The oldest toy store in the US charms the young (and young at heart) at its landmark store on New York's Fifth Avenue where it sells unique, hard-to-find toys, such as life-size stuffed bears and $50,000 kid-size Ferraris. A major tourist attraction, it hosts more than 3 million visitors each year. Being a kid itself, FAO Schwarz has a sweet tooth, with its sweets shop called FAO Schweetz. After years of unprofitable expansion in an age where mass merchants, such as Wal-Mart, rule... More

Working at FAO Schwarz

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Employees are “Satisfied”   15 ratings

3.6

75% Approve of the CEO   4 ratings

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Jerry Storch

CEO, Toys"R" Us

If you're in school or looking for a second job this is the place for you.

  Current Sales Associate

Pros: Work is easy. Flexible schedule. Nice location: across the street from Central Park. Holiday season hours are great. Demo people are cool. Full Review

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Sales Associate - Hourly

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$9.09/hr
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Supervisor - Hourly

2 FAO Schwarz Salaries

$14.09/hr
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Toy Demonstrator - Hourly

2 FAO Schwarz Salaries

$10.95/hr
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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in New York, NY Sep 2012 Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interview Details – i applied online then received a phone call a week later given me an interview for the next week i went for the interview it was a group interview we where interviewed by 3 HR's the handed out pieces of paper withe questions about your favorite toy and why your favorite movie and why they also…Full Interview

Interview Question:
just having to sell them an item you have to be fun and energetic during the interview Answer Question

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