J. Crew Reviews

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J. Crew Chairman and CEO Mickey Drexler
Mickey Drexler
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  • Great place!

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J. Crew full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fun and flexible place to work. Discounts are awesome!

    Cons

    Some of the customers are too crazy. They can sometimes ruin your day just because you didn't want to give them their request.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people that actually like the place. Some people just aren't cut out for some things.


J. Crew Interviews

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burlington, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at J. Crew (Burlington, MA).

    Interview

    My interview process was quick since the store had just opened in this location. I filled out an application and was interviewed on site, and was hired on the spot. They asked me to begin working later that week.

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J. Crew Awards & Accolades

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The 10 Best Retail Companies To Work For Right Now , Forbes.com, 2014
Employees’ Choice - 50 Best Places to Work , Glassdoor, 2012
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Additional Info

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Website www.jcrew.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1983
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Lands' End, Gap, L.L. Bean

The crews depicted in the polished catalogs of the J. Crew Group are far from motley. The retailer is known for its preppy fashions, including jeans, khakis, and other basic (but pricey) items sold to young professionals through its catalogs, websites, and some 335 retail and factory stores in the US under the J. Crew, crewcuts (for kids), and Madewell banners. Madewell is a women's-only collection of hip, casual clothes. CEO Millard "Mickey" Drexler, recruited in 2003 from The Gap to revive J. Crew's ailing fortunes, has led a renaissance at the firm ... More

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