kate spade

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Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1993
Type Company - Public (KATE)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year

kate spade's story is one of simplicity, like the bags it sells, and expansion. The company, begun in 1993 by designer Kate Spade and her husband Andy to make kate spade handbags, has since lent its uncomplicated design for the manufacture of stationery, various functional bags (think diaper bags), and licensed products -- with lines of homewares (sheets, tabletop items, and wallpaper), as well as beauty items, eyewear, and shoes. Women's items are sold under the kate spade name; men's products carry the jack spade moniker. Owned by Liz Claiborne, the firm distributes... More

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Employees say it's “OK”   102 ratings


75% Approve of the CEO   46 ratings

kate spade Co-President and COO Craig Leavitt

Craig Leavitt

Co-President and COO

With the right management, it's the right place.

  Current Part-Time Sales Associate in Charleston, SC

Pros: When you have a great manager, it makes all the difference in the world. We've had two managers in the store and by far the second is the best. She's motivating, fun and helps you achieve and exceed your goals. She's also a great team-leader helping… Full Review

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Interview Details – I walked in to shop and asked if they were hiring after I saw the layout, color and organization of the store. After asking if they were hiring, I met the manager who told me to send over my resume. The next day, I had an interview and it was very relaxed over some coffee at a Starbucks.Full Interview

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I already had retail experience so I wasn't really thrown by any question. You just have to remember to be yourself because that's who you're going to be on the sales floor. Answer Question

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