Somerfield Reviews

2.9
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John Cleland
2 Ratings
  • Typical shelf stacking job

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - CSA in Gateshead, England (UK)
    Former Employee - CSA in Gateshead, England (UK)

    I worked at Somerfield part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Easy work,
    Nice people to work with
    Staff discount and access to reduced food items

    Cons

    Some managers awful to work with


Somerfield Interviews

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    Trading Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Somerfield (Nottingham, England (UK)) in January 2012.

    Interview

    The process was long and i wanted to show my skills however they just asked very basic questions

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Website www.somerfield.co.uk
Headquarters Bristol, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors J Sainsbury, ASDA, Tesco

In an age where the UK supermarket business is dominated by edge-of-town superstores (Tesco and Wal-Mart-owned ASDA lead the big-box pack) neighborhood grocer Somerfield Group is trying to prove that the smaller store (11,000 sq. ft. on average) still has its season. The grocery chain operates more than 800 supermarkets throughout the UK, 90% of which are located in town centers or neighborhoods. To differentiate itself from its superstore rivals, some Somerfield shops emphasize fresh foods, local produce, and convenient shopping. Founded in 1875, Somerfield was acquired... More

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