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Great Products, High prices

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Current Employee - Factory Representative
Current Employee - Factory Representative

I have been working at Champion Window

Pros

Champion is one of the best home improvement companies. Although, the products are priced high and not competitively. It is difficult to sale windows when you are the highest. They believe in the philosophy of doing less business for more money. Champion windows, doors and patio rooms are excellent, but in a struggling economy, many people are not spending the money for the quality. Sales training is excellent given people will actually listen and let you get through your presentation.

Cons

High prices of products plagues your closing percentage. Most other companies are cheaper, which means tough competition. Marketing for lead generation is poor.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Everything comes down to price in this day and age. That doesn't mean you have to be the cheapest, but being 100%-200% higher than other company does make sales difficult even with our products being the best.

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    In the remodeling business this is probably the best company to work for

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    Current Employee - Division Manager
    Current Employee - Division Manager

    I have been working at Champion Window

    Pros

    Great products, company cares about its customers, small company family atmosphere, good reputation, in business for 50+ years, opportunity for partnership and profit sharing

    Cons

    Like most construction related jobs, there is a feast-famine seasonal cycle that requires a lot of planning and staffing issues

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Figure out how to better attract and keep top salespeople.

    Recommends
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    If you don't want to be the best, don't bother

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    Former Employee - Factory Representative
    Former Employee - Factory Representative

    I worked at Champion Window

    Pros

    Great company story, awesome products, very best training in the industry, commissions paid in full up front every week, decent benefits, company trips for outstanding performance, lots and lots of advertising means tons of leads

    Cons

    Corporate and management are so full of themselves that they don't care about their employees, and they set easy-to-reach standards on paper but hold you accountable for double that performance in reality.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep good reps. If you've invested a bunch of time and energy on a quality rep, don't throw him or her away at the first sign of a slump or mistake.

    Recommends
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