bebe stores
3.1 of 5 134 reviews
www.bebe.com Brisbane, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Sales Manager (Former Employee)

ProsGreat atmosphere. The music and clothing provides a feel as though you are always getting ready to go to the club. Clients generally are shopping for things to go out partying with so they come in excited which makes it easier to sell even in a low volume location. Very good company structure in terms of recognition (for top stylists ONLY) Loss Prevention standards and visual merchandising. As well as operations and product look ups for clients. A good place to get an idea of high fashion in your early management career without the stress, product, and challenges of high fashion. One of the greatest things about this company is that recruiters (Gucci, BCBG, to name a few) always come into the stores looking for people who are ready (and i mean READY) to move up the hierarchy. Always stay on your A Game, you never know who is watching you.

ConsThe company has a price point that doesn't match the quality of the clothing by a long shot. Also internally they try to place themselves among other brands such as BCBGMAXAZRIA as opposed to Zara which would make more sense based on the clients that are shopping there and the actual product reliability. Thus they miss out on the mid market that would bring them back to the top. They promote due to scheduling necessity as opposed to qualifications.

Advice to Senior ManagementPay your managers. I read the Glassdoor information on this company and took the position anyway for the title and the experience. On my way to a competitor who offered more money (serious factor) and work life balance, I found out that my replacement manager (someone promoted internally who I actually hired and trained as her first job) was getting paid 3 more dollars than myself when her only job experience was the year I was her manager. Stylists in higher volume stores make generally 250% more than managers do. People work for people and when they are undervalued they will leave you.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Fun Job as a Stylist!

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    Chandler, AZ

    I have been working at bebe stores part-time for less than a year


    Pros: I really love the mission of the company! Mingling with… Cons: The pay is ok with commission but if you don't… Advice to Senior Management: No advice for management. Really great managers that I am… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Your Typical Retail Sales Job

    Sales Stylist (Current Employee)

    I have been working at bebe stores part-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: The company offers a good discount. The coworkers and culture are… Cons: The position had little to no earning potential. Most employees are there… More
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