Perfumania Holdings

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Perfumania Holdings Reviews

Updated December 3, 2014
Updated December 3, 2014
15 Reviews
3.3
15 Reviews
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  1.  

    A pleasant work environment that provides good work ,life balance.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Perfumania Holdings full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Treated with dignity and respect by upper management
    Good commission program
    Pleasant work environment
    Competitive
    Reasonable benefits

    Cons

    Communication between corporate and stores
    Hourly pay not competitive enough
    Lack of pay increase based on performance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Perfumania

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Perfumania Holdings full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    -office is nice and attentive
    -was 9-5pm

    Cons

    -didn't look like you can grow in this company

    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Interesting Company but....

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager

    I have been working at Perfumania Holdings full-time

    Pros

    - Commission
    - Perfumes, Perfumes, PERFUMES (what more can a girl ask for?)
    - The Store Manager I have is absolutely great

    Cons

    - Benefits (really, they're considered benefits?)
    - Commission (it can go both ways, you get great commissions and sometime you don't)
    - Lack of communication at store level to district and corporate level

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Love the company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Perfumania Holdings part-time

    Pros

    Flexible can have a second job and school.

    Cons

    Horrible pay, but the take care of there managers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Honestly would be the only thing I can say. There is a high turn over rate in this company.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Few resources and benefits for employees

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Tampa, FL

    I worked at Perfumania Holdings full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Started very quickly, good managers. A good company for entry level.

    Cons

    Almost no testers, no fragrances/products training for new or old employees. Poor salary.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop enterprise culture and more trainings

    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Hard work goes unnoticed with this company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Store Sales Manager in Rehoboth Beach, DE
    Former Employee - Store Sales Manager in Rehoboth Beach, DE

    I worked at Perfumania Holdings full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great relationship with District Managers, they go above and beyond for their workers. The pay is partial commission, so if you are motivated by sales, the sky is the limit in the commission you can earn. Offer bonuses and incentives

    Cons

    Corporate is so far removed from the stores. They request that Store Managers work a minimum of 44 hrs/week during the regular season, and 48-50 hrs/week during the holiday season on a salaried pay. They go out of their way to figure out how to not pay their employees. Many weeks where payroll made a "mistake" and our earnings would be incorrect, or not paid out. Bonuses were paid out sometimes 6 months after promised. After leaving the company, it took 3 months to get my final earnings paid out.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work one week in your stores and see all the hard work that goes on even after you mess up their pay checks.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    OK Company. Decent work atmosphere!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Director in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Perfumania Holdings full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great peers to work with.

    Cons

    Underpay. Limited promotion opportunities. High turnover rate.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote from within more and pay employees a competitive salary

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    A great stepping stone...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Sales Manager
    Current Employee - Store Sales Manager

    I have been working at Perfumania Holdings full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Manager bonuses, Loss prevention bonuses, yearly meetings, fair commission rate on top of base salary. District and regional managers are very helpful in training you to be the best sales person you can be.

    Cons

    Not much room for advancement once you hit store manager. Long work hours. 44 hrs a week not including breaks...so you're at 48hrs a week now.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  10.  

    Great retail job, must have a good nose.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Lead Sales Associate in Vacaville, CA
    Former Employee - Lead Sales Associate in Vacaville, CA

    I worked at Perfumania Holdings part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great coworkers, easy going yet challenging with sales.

    Cons

    So many perfumes you end up smelling like you swam in a sea of cologne!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue doing what your doing. Rewarding you employees and keeping things challenging by commission sales.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Excellent Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Sunrise, FL
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Sunrise, FL

    I worked at Perfumania Holdings full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Easy going supervisors that really care about you. Comfortable work environment. Stable income.

    Cons

    Repetitive work and customers can be high maintenence

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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