Kitchen Collection Reviews

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Gregory H. Trepp
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  • Fun Part-Time Job

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mentor, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mentor, OH

    I worked at Kitchen Collection part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
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    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    fun merchandise, flexible hours, friendly coworkers, nice upper management, employee discount, friendly customer base, easy to get hired and move up in the company, fair pay

    Cons

    you'll work holidays and most weekends, if you move up into management you may be alone in the store a lot, your store could unexpectabley close

    Advice to Management

    Thanks for making kitchen collection such a great place to work!


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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Huntley, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Kitchen Collection (Huntley, IL) in September 2012.

    Interview

    Handed in paper application. One month later received a call to interview. Sat down in office with the store manager. Talked about experience and what the job duties would be. I was told what the hourly rate would be and what benefits, if any, could be expected. Was offered a job on the spot.

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Website www.kitchencollection.com
Headquarters Chillicothe, OH
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1988
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Retail
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Chefs on a shoestring look to The Kitchen Collection (KC) to get the name-brand products they want, without the name-brand price. The specialty retailer sells discounted cookware, bakeware, small appliances, cooking gadgets, kitchen accessories seen on TV, gourmet foods, and decorative items to consumers. It operates under the Kitchen Collection and Le Gourmet Chef banner through about 300 stores, located in factory outlet as well as some retail malls, dotting 40-plus states, as well as through the internet. The company stocks both private-label and brand-name merchandise ... More

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