J&R Music and Computer World

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J&R Music and Computer World Reviews

11 Reviews
11 Reviews
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Joe Friedman
5 Ratings

    It was nice while it lasted.

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    Current Employee - Buyer  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Buyer in New York, NY

    I have been working at J&R Music and Computer World full-time for more than 10 years


    Very casual work environment, made it easy to come to work every day. Also, surrounded by lots of experienced and talented people.


    They tried a bit too hard to grow out of the "small store" mentality into something more corporate. With little planning, that didn't really pay off at all.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Next time, stick to what you're really good at and let someone else try all those other side businesses.

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Website www.jr.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Operated By Reorganizing
Founded 1971
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

J & R Electronics redefines block party. The company is a leading electronics retailer with 10 specialty electronics shops in the same New York City block. The stores make up one retail megastore, J&R Music and Computer World, which measures more than 300,000 sq. ft. and is known for discounted prices and good customer service. It also operates J&R Express, an in-store shop at Macy's in Herald Square, and peddles products through its website. J & R's merchandise includes audio and video products, computers, cameras, software, office products, music, movies, and games... More

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