dd's DISCOUNTS
2.5 of 5 42 reviews
ddsdiscounts.com Pleasanton, CA 16 to 50 Employees

dd's DISCOUNTS Reviews

Updated Apr 18, 2014
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2.5 42 reviews

                             

40% Approve of the CEO

dd's DISCOUNTS CEO Michael Balmuth

Michael Balmuth

(15 ratings)

34% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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They care about thier people

Area Supervisor (Current Employee)
Phoenix, AZ

I have been working at dd's DISCOUNTS full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat people and mgmt. Good disount. You can grow with the company if you do the right things.

Conssometimes the customers can be rude.

Advice to Senior Managementsend more people to assessment so we can grow

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to go prove you can make in in a tough retail environment.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at dd's DISCOUNTS

ProsAdvancement opportunities
Very Steady work
Great SR Management
Company Growth
Backed by Ross
If you can make it here you can make it in any retail industry

ConsGhetto
Unorganized
Unfit Store Managers
Crazy customers
Not the most desirable locations

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work and I wish you all the luck in the future.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Team Work

Retail Sales Associate (Former Employee)
Sacramento, CA

I worked at dd's DISCOUNTS part-time for more than a year

ProsPrices are reasonable, sales associates are nice to work with and as well with management...

ConsSome of the staff members need to improve their team effort and assure that the store is presentable.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe much more attentive, give support to staff members and no favoritism.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I just moved to AZ and this job was a great starter job.

Front End Supervisor (Former Employee)
Glendale, AZ

I worked at dd's DISCOUNTS full-time for more than a year

ProsI was able to work lots of hours and promoted fast

ConsPromotions stop fast. Would of like to of promoted more.

Advice to Senior Managementnone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Retail Sales Associate (Current Employee)
El Centro, CA

I have been working at dd's DISCOUNTS part-time for more than a year

ProsGreat work environment, great people, store management are great to work with.

ConsThe salary is low and advancement in position is slow. Also the hours are few and hard to get more than 25 because of a new law that dictates part-timers can't work for more than 25 hours a week.

Advice to Senior Managementbetter pay

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Working at dd's was a wonderful experience

Assistant Store Manager (Former Employee)
Norwalk, CA

I worked at dd's DISCOUNTS as an intern for less than a year

ProsIt is a very friendly culture and we work together as a team,

ConsCustomers always leave a big mess

Advice to Senior ManagementSometimes things take longer than expected.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Fast-paced, discount retailer, with some growth within company

Retail Associate (Current Employee)
Phoenix, AZ

I have been working at dd's DISCOUNTS

ProsYour day goes by fast, because you are always so busy. This company has high expectations for you to produce. Lots of customer contact. But, typical retail company, hires mostly part-time employees with typically five hr shifts. So, there is not a lot of potential to earn a big paycheck. There are full-time employees but they don't get an increase in pay. However, the benefits are good. Health and dental are awesome!

ConsSince this is a discount store people have no problem trashing the store and destroying merchandise. It is not uncommon to go into one section of clothing, say woman's tops, and finding 15 shirts on the floor. You can't let it bother you. You just have to deal with it.

Advice to Senior ManagementMore full-time position please. Also, 15 hours a week does not qualify as a part-time job. That is a hobby, not a job.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Front End Supervisor (Former Employee)
Las Vegas, NV

I worked at dd's DISCOUNTS for less than a year

ProsGreat Team.
You can take on leadership role if you work hard for it.
There is great deal of training,

ConsNot much opportunity for advancement.
Even when you have a "promotion" there is no raise.

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its an okay job

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at dd's DISCOUNTS part-time

Proswork life balance,get breaks you get raises if store passes inventory

Consleadership is not taken serious

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Was employed at DD's Discounts for 4 1/2 years

Store Protection Specialist (Former Employee)
Orlando, FL

I worked at dd's DISCOUNTS full-time for more than 3 years

ProsMedical Benefits for associates good management at the time.

ConsCouldn't grow within the company because management did not promote from within.

Advice to Senior ManagementHire from within, respect seniority and stop the favortism.

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