Cost Plus
3.0 of 5 261 reviews
www.worldmarket.com Oakland, CA 5000+ Employees

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Friendly environment

Supervisor (Former Employee)
Corpus Christi, TX

I worked at Cost Plus full-time for less than a year

ProsFriendly people
Great products
Discounts

ConsNight shifts
Poor management
Sales driven corperation

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Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Casual atmosphere, but hard work.

Supervisor (Current Employee)
Fairfax, VA

I have been working at Cost Plus full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Busy, casual atmosphere, store offers great selection of merchandise Cons: the only way to obtain a livable salary is to become a Store Manager. Difference between hard working supervisors and store… Advice to Senior Management: Establish consistency in corporate directions. Establish a better salary structure.Corporate decision makers seem… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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You are going to lose a lot of good people...

Furniture Department Head (Current Employee)

I have been working at Cost Plus part-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Cool Employees, variety of foods, drinks, and customers that appreciate… Cons: No Management structure. Its Associates/Department Heads against Management. Department Heads have so much on their plate, they must be: Cashier, back up cashier, listen for… Advice to Senior Management: Customers are starting to see the stress and sometime the true behavior of our management team. Communication is key. With all the meetings and talk… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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