Lane Bryant Reviews

Updated September 2, 2015
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Linda Heasley
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Pros
  • Employee discount was the biggest advantage working for the company (in 28 reviews)

  • Great discount love most of the customer's time off when asked for flexible schedule (in 28 reviews)

Cons
  • The company is obsessed with pushing credit cards (in 35 reviews)

  • I'm not going to drive 45 minutes to work minimum wage for 4 hours (in 16 reviews)

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  1. Supportive Company

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Sales Associate - Full Time in Toms River, NJ
    Current Employee - Lead Sales Associate - Full Time in Toms River, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Lane Bryant full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Always stand behind their associates and management teams in training, payroll, and support.

    Cons

    Sometimes can overload the amount of work to be completed in specific times.

    Advice to Management

    Realize how many staff members are working per day when shelling out workloads.


  2. It's okay for retail

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lane Bryant part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pretty good discount and you get to work with people all day.

    Cons

    Part time hours can be spotty depending on the time of year. Some customers are super rude.


  3. Sales Associate

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Discounts are fairly decent for employees

    Cons

    Typical retail shenanigans, talked about customers

    Advice to Management

    Get more creative with clothing


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  5. Assistant Buyer

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Buyer in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Assistant Buyer in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lane Bryant full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast paced and exciting. You face different challenges everyday which makes for an interesting work day. The people are work with are very nice and supportive of one another.

    Cons

    Can be a stressful environment, like any job. Office politics can be frustrating, but for the most part, everyone I work with is great.

    Advice to Management

    Support all members of team equally. Give constructive criticism and give praise when deserved, It is so important to keep up team morale.


  6. Ecommerce

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lane Bryant full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    No diversity, no room for advancement


  7. Great place to work!

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lane Bryant part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Managers worked with my schedule. This helped a lot as I was working 2 jobs at this time. Great team environment!

    Cons

    Working in the stock room wasn't my favorite. No room to move in the stock area. Changed the store front way too much!

    Advice to Management

    Encourage your employees!


  8. Looking

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Lakewood, WA
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Lakewood, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lane Bryant full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The people i work with and the clients. Im treared very well

    Cons

    Sometimes the manager. The pay and everyone treated fairly. Training could be a lot better and everyone trained and respect.

    Advice to Management

    Listen and try and help


  9. Sales associate PT

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL

    Pros

    With experience they pay you more.

    Cons

    Unfriendly managers and no good leader.


  10. Great Place to Work

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lane Bryant part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice Coworkers. Great benefits, Fun environment

    Cons

    Difficult to get preferred schedules, lots of pressure to open in store credit accounts.


  11. Part Time Sales Associate

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lane Bryant part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast paced, Customer relation skills have an incredible chance to skyrocket; Recognition for work, Cycles store functions so you're not the only person who knows/does a job; Encourages Employee Feedback; Great job for starting retail; Extremely Diverse Clothing Line;

    Cons

    Horrible Hours; Multiple Part Time Associates with open availability; Poor management of Schedules; A lot of kinks to their computer systems; Lack of Petite Clothing; Inconsistent Shipment; Occasionally Overly Complex Window Displays; Outdated Mannequins; Lack of true Growth within the company; Over Priced Denim; Inconsistency between online and in-store coupons/sales; Frequently changing Coupon exclusions;

    Advice to Management

    Store would pull in an exceptional amount of business if they were to model more clothing after petite women.



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