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Headquarters Hingham, MA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1947
Type Company - Public
Industry Retail
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Nordstrom

In the trend-driven world of women's fashion, Talbots is a constant. This purveyor of classic apparel, shoes and accessories has returned to its hallmark New England styles but always with an eye for what's modern and relevant in a woman's life. Talbots operates 500+ stores throughout the US (45 states) and Canada, and serves customers globally through its website and catalog.

Talbots – Why Work For Us?

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Our Company

Talbots is a multi-channel retailer of women's classic apparel, shoes and accessories. We're known for providing gracious service and a quality selection of timeless wardrobe essentials designed to fit women of all shapes and sizes.

Our Heritage

In 1947, Nancy and Rudolph Talbot opened their first shop in Hingham, Mass. a quaint New England town not far from Boston. They were entrepreneurs - eager to learn with keen vision for what their customers wanted.  Their business quickly became became known as “the store with the red door” and a go-to destination for classic style, great color, impeccable tailoring and personalized service. In 1948, they launched their direct mail business by distributing 3,000 black-and-white fliers to names obtained from The New Yorker magazine. Today, there are more than 500 Talbots stores throughout the U.S. and Canada with catalogs and an e-commerce site reaching a vast audience of loyal customers around the world.

Careers at Talbots

Talbots offers career opportunities at all levels and locations. We invite you to explore these opportunities and to learn more about the pride, the people and the potential behind the red door.  


Working at Talbots

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Employees say it's “OK”   281 ratings


72% Approve of the CEO   47 ratings

Talbots CEO Lizanne Kindler

Lizanne Kindler


Great place, great Brand, great Legacy

  Current Employee

Pros: Wonderful people, fantastic work environment and life/work balance. People here truly care for the company and our customers. Full Review

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No Offer – Interviewed in Camarillo, CA Jun 2013 Reviewed 6 weeks ago

Interview Details – After applying, I received a call in about a week. The interview was standard and took place in an office in the back. The manager explained workers' responsibilities, shifts, etc. so I thought I had a shot at landing the job. She also asked me questions about how I perceived fashion in my life…Full Interview

Interview Question:
Go out to the sales floor like a real worker and sell me give me assistance in finding a product. Answer Question

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