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    A pleasant work environment that provides good work ,life balance.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at Perfumania Holdings full-time (More than 8 years)


    Treated with dignity and respect by upper management Good commission program Pleasant work environment Competitive Reasonable benefits


    Communication between corporate and stores Hourly pay not competitive enough Lack of pay increase based on performance

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    Store Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Danbury, CT
    Accepted Offer
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    Average Interview


    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Perfumania Holdings (Danbury, CT) in April 2011.


    I saw a sign in the window that said "Now Hiring". I went in and applied for a sales associate position. I received a call back that day and went in for an interview with the store manager the next day. I was told by her that I also needed to interview with the District Manager and was confused because I thought i was only applying for a associate position. I went to the interview with the DM a week later and she informed me they were seeking me as a asst manager. Knowing that I was over qualified for a associate position I accepted the asst position and 6 months later took over the store.

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    • Interview questions were heavily sales, financial and customer service related. Perfumania is a very numbers driven store to work for. Must know about units per transaction, average dollar per sales, daily sales goals and volumes of previous stores worked for.   Answer Question


    It was a scale of $10-$11 which they base what you get on prior experience. It seems low for asst manager but realize you get commission on top of base pay,

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Headquarters Bellport, NY
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 2000
Type Company - Public (PERF)
Industry Retail
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

Perfumania Holdings makes dollars with scents. The holding company owns scent-seller Perfumania, which runs some 350 stores in about three dozen states (about a third are located in California, Florida, and Texas) and Puerto Rico, offering about 300 fragrances (including its own Nature's Elements) at discounted prices for men and women. Perfumania also sells cosmetics, skin care, and bath and body items. The company sells perfume online at and operates Scents of Worth, which sells fragrances in retail stores on consignment. Perfumania, which announced ... More

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