Fossil Reviews

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256 Reviews
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Kosta N. Kartsotis
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    Good coworkers, great flexibility

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at Fossil


    Fun products to learn about and sell


    Not the busiest of stores

Fossil Interviews

Updated Sep 9, 2014
Updated Sep 9, 2014

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Rancho Cucamonga, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Fossil in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied in-store and set up an interview on the spot. Met with the assistant manager a few days later. She asked pretty standard questions; describe a time you dealt with a difficult customer, what does Fossil mean to you, what does Fossil represent, why do you want to work here...basic stuff. Then she had me demonstrate a sales experience with another worker. About a week later I got a call for a second interview with the (brand new just in this week) store manager. Met with him (outside when it was 100 plus degrees) and he just asked me the same questions and said he was trying to figure out the store and what its needs are.

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

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Headquarters Richardson, TX
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1991
Type Company - Public (FOSL)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Guess?, LVMH, Swatch

Fossil digs the watch business while unearthing a place in the accessories and apparel niches. A leading mid-priced watchmaker in the US, it generates most of its sales from watches. Brands include its Fossil and Relic watches, as well as licensed names Armani, Michael Kors, adidas, Burberry, and Marc Jacobs, and private-label watches for Target and Wal-Mart. Fossil also distributes fashion accessories, such as leather goods, sunglasses, and apparel. The firm sells through department stores and specialty shops in about 120 countries and in the US through some... More

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