Variety Wholesalers

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Variety Wholesalers Reviews

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    Very strict but very much fun.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Middle River, MD
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Middle River, MD

    I worked at Variety Wholesalers part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Everybody gets along and helps out with everything not just one thing.

    Cons

    Pay could be higher for all the work thats done.

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    Positive Outlook
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Variety Wholesalers Interviews

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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Variety Wholesalers.

    Interview Details

    The first step is to fill out an application that must be picked up from store. Then an interview is scheduled by Store Manager. If they liek you, they will ask you to take a few assessments, which is not difficult, a math test, opinion test.Then after the interviw with store manager there will be an interview with the District Manager.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions were basic, they will ask you about experience, what is custiomer service to you, ar you willing to do something that may not be specifically listed in your job description (example, clean the bathroom). Team and work ethic will be questioned. You may be asked if you have shopped there before and what kind of experience you had when visiting the store. Also how do you plan on getting tasks done. Also what would you do if a task that you assigned one of your employees was not complete? Basically they want to ensure that you get the idea that you should do whatever it takes to get the job done.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I took the job but was the promises that was made to me was never fulfilled. Salary means that you are expected to work over 12 hours a day all the time.
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

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Website www.vwstores.com
Headquarters Henderson, NC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

Variety is not only the spice of life -- it's also a major purveyor of deeply discounted merchandise. With more than 410 stores in some 15 southeastern states, Variety Wholesalers has survived even Wal-Mart's march through rural America. The company, which has aggressively bought other chains while closing poorly performing stores, tends to set up shop in small towns where the retail giants fear to tread. Its retail outlets sell beauty products, housewares, snacks, toys and more, under banners including Bargain Town, Maxway, Roses, and Super 10. Variety Wholesalers was... More

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