Banana Republic
3.2 of 5 686 reviews
www.bananarepublic.com San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

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Inconsistent

Sales Associate (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at Banana Republic part-time for more than a year

ProsDiscount at 3 brands
15 minute breaks
Very flexible schedules
Employee opinion surveys
Employee appreciation month

ConsDepending on whether you are at an underperforming store or at a flagship, you're experience can either be good or bad. Because of "the power of yes", managers can pick and choose which policies they feel like adhering to that day. No one is ever on the same page.

Advice to Senior ManagementThis free- for-all environment causes a lot of confusion and double work.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Store Associate (Current Employee)
Woodbridge, VA

I have been working at Banana Republic part-time for more than 3 years


Pros: At my store we have very good connections among employees and managers. We have all been working together for quite some time now… Cons: Hours. Working with some customers who think they own the store and treat you like gum under their shoe.… Advice to Senior Management: To not combine family matters at the workplace, your partner… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Harvard education of retail

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Banana Republic full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Great benefits and great experience. There is a lot… Cons: Long hours- underpaid for the high level of turnover and… Advice to Senior Management: Leverage internal talent. Pay well to keep your most… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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