Lack's Stores

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Lack's Stores Reviews

Updated September 3, 2014
Updated September 3, 2014
4 Reviews
3.8
4 Reviews

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  1.  

    Good Company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Lack's Stores

    Pros

    Good company on the outside but owner really is just about himself.

    Cons

    Very little raises and no room to advace

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    General Manager

    Former Employee - General Manager in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - General Manager in Austin, TX

    I worked at Lack's Stores full-time

    Pros

    Excellent work environment. Great people.

    Cons

    Retail hours long, however, typically has off Sundays and Mondays.

  3.  

    a mixed bag

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Austin, TX

    I worked at Lack's Stores

    Pros

    I enjoyed the other sales associates who had mostly worked there a LOOONNNG time and who were a bunch of interesting characters. And, I liked the customers who were also a varied lot. And Lacks generally treated the customers nicely. The furniture was mostly good value.

    It had a distinct personality and had health insurance for sales associates.

    Cons

    I felt bad about trying to sell worthless addons to poor people and to get them in credit hock for months. The store makes much more money on the credit than the furniture. There was some bullying involved in pushing people to make quotas. It could be an uneasy place to work. However the manager did try to help if people had family sick or whatever.

    In bad business times the sales associates can be going broke and end up owing the company money. There was a ton of behind-the-scenes work involved to get orders actually delivered (and you don't get paid till delivery is complete).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Melvin & Janey Lack are sort of a pain and can really hold a grudge. Not fun to have them in the store. But, they too are part of the store's distinctive personality and it is interesting how the Lacks appear personally in ads and stuff.

    No opinion of CEO
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    Terrible management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Support
    Current Employee - Customer Service Support

    I have been working at Lack's Stores

    Pros

    You have a job to support your family.

    Cons

    No growing possibility, low salary, managers treat people like trash.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You should have more respect and consideration for employees.

    Doesn't Recommend

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