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Current Employee - Second Assistant Manager in Los Angeles, CA
Current Employee - Second Assistant Manager in Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at BCBG full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Retail environment is a great training ground to learn core fashion values for those who want to become stylists or career retail managers. There is some career advancement opportunities, if you live and work in Los Angeles, to transition into the corporate setting.

Cons

For stylist and sales associates this selling environment is pay verse commission so be sure to negotiate high commission rate (up to 5% is max.)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

It would be helpful to have operational improvements around distribution of marketing materials - this team has poor time management in their timeline. Marketing materials are always received too late or after the event or promotion has happened

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Fabric R/D

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    Former Employee - Fabric R/D in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Fabric R/D in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at BCBG full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    gaining extensive knowledge of fabrics, techinal fabric development and sourcing. exposure to textile trends and fabric shows. Gain professional demeanor and are introduced to many overseas and local fabric vendors.

    Cons

    terrible pay. extremely long hours. If you work normal business hours - 9-6 - then you're not working hard enough. upper management is difficult to work with. you are used as more of a 'paper pusher' instead of fabric researcher. slow promotion rate, extremely high turnover. the VP does not appreciate those employees who have stuck it out for more than a year (which is sadly a long time in BCBG standards), refuses to promote and instead hires management from NY/east coast fashion industry who end up regretting the position and leave after less than a year.

    they place a hold on pay raises across the company but Max Azria rides in a stretch hummer/expedition limousine everyday. some is wrong here.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay better, treat your employees more fairly, bring people up.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Overworked and Underpaid

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    Current Employee - Planning in Vernon, CA
    Current Employee - Planning in Vernon, CA

    I have been working at BCBG full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Get a really great discount.

    Cons

    Gross Work Environment- gross bathrooms, leaks on desk when it rains, muggy room.
    Have to park offsite and take a "shuttle" back to the office which can have you waiting for 20 minutes.
    Slow Computers and no up to date system.
    Hardworker's still get yelled at

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your employees who work hard better, and get rid of the employees who do nothing.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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