Saks Fifth Avenue

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Positive experience with opportunity for future growth.

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Current Employee - Assistant General Manager in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Assistant General Manager in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Saks Fifth Avenue

Pros

Many national locations. Company is large, respected and has longevity. Forward thinking by improving it's systems and technology. Promotes from within.

Cons

Sometimes doesn't want to reinvest in it's locations. Becoming too "centralized". Taking the individuality out of it's stores. Want's talent but doesn't want to pay at a store level.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Could be more receptive to stores suggestion/requests. Allow Corporate to promote local market "personality" in individual store locations. Become a bit more competitive in pay structure as it concerns to management.

Approves of CEO

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    Great employees but completely incompetent management.

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Saks Fifth Avenue

    Pros

    Great discounts on clothing, exceptional product information and training and employees are close.

    Cons

    Management creates too many obstacles that are pitty. (Like no coffee on the sales floor - EVER!)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take the slack from your superiors so your employees don't have too. It's your job!

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    S5A is a great place to learn the business but not a great place for advancement.

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    Former Employee - Associate Buyer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Associate Buyer in New York, NY

    I worked at Saks Fifth Avenue

    Pros

    Fellow employees in the corporate office were generally pleasant and competent. In general, compensation and benefits are fair/good compared to other companies unless you're there for a long time - need to jump around in retail to get the larger salary increases. Saks has earned a solid reputation for itself as one of the top retailers in the country - gives a lot of credibility to any resume.

    Cons

    The inefficient systems and an overly corporate/bureaucratic culture can make the job tedious at times. Limited opportunities as you climb up the ladder but Saks isn't alone there; politics play a role but again - could be worse. Hours can be long depending on your team/division.

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    Approves of CEO
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