Half Price Books

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Headquarters Dallas, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

Half Price Books tries to live up to its name and its hippie roots. The bookstore chain sells used and new books, magazines, videos, DVDs, and music. Only about half of the merchandise it sells is new. Its roughly 110 stores are located in more than 15 states, primarily Texas. Its wholesale catalog division, Texas Bookman, reprints classics and other public domain works. Half Price Books has grown slowly but steadily; its stores keep a small-company look with secondhand and employee-made furnishings. The company was started by Ken Gjemre and Pat Anderson (late mom of... More

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Employees are “Satisfied”   71 ratings


88% Approve of the CEO   50 ratings

Half Price Books President and CEO Sharon Anderson Wright

Sharon Anderson Wright

President and CEO

Best job I've had so far.

  Former Cashier in Louisville, KY

Pros: Everyone I worked with was intelligent and fun, the pay for a part-time cashier's job was great, the discounts were amazing, and who doesn't like being around books all day? Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Dallas, TX Aug 2011 Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interview Details – Found the position on craigs list and replied. Had a response within the day, and scheduled an interview for the next day. It was very laid back, and the hiring manager was very friendly. It took about a week to hear back, and the job was offered immediately. It's was a very laid back process…Full Interview

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I was asked for a pun about a pig, which is a very difficult question to answer when you're not expecting. View Answer

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