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Barnes & Noble

www.barnesandnoble.com HQ: New York, NY NYSE: BKS

A Barnes & Noble Head Cashier said:

“A decent short term job, but expect to spend many years waiting if you wish to advance.”
“It's a decent work environment, especially if you like books. The caliber of employee is slightly higher than your typical retail (although the odd scummer always slips through). Departmental…” –
1,045 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

3.3 Employees say it's “OK”

Overall CEO Rating

Michael Huseby
56% Approve

Blockbuster

www.blockbuster.com HQ: Englewood, CO

A Blockbuster employee said:

“We're Closed?”
“Light Work Load as the store is now closed.” –
659 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.8 Employees say it's “OK”

Overall CEO Rating

Blockbuster President Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly
25% Approve

Books-A-Million

www.booksamillion.com HQ: Birmingham, AL NASDAQ: BAMM

A Books-A-Million Specialist said:

“The absolute worst!”
“A really good employee discount.” –
426 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.1 Employees are “Dissatisfied”

Overall CEO Rating

Terry Finley
28% Approve

Borders

www.bordersgroupinc.com HQ: Ann Arbor, MI

A Borders Borders General Manager said:

“Great merchandise - Poor corporate management”
“Always informed on what was new and coming out in Books, Music and Video. Able to add a local flair to a point. In the early part of my time with the company, could be very responsive what was…” –
436 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

3.3 Employees say it's “OK”

Overall CEO Rating

Borders President and CEO Michael J. Edwards

Michael J. Edwards
16% Approve

Guitar Center

www.guitarcenter.com HQ: Westlake Village, CA

A Guitar Center Assistant Manager said:

“Employed By The Center Of Guitars”
“Commissions can be huge if you work hard. Merit based company; I myself became an Assistant Manager in 7 months which is pretty fast and I know guys who have done it faster. You'll usually deal with…” –
326 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.7 Employees say it's “OK”

Overall CEO Rating

Mike Pratt
78% Approve

Gymboree

www.gymboree.com HQ: San Francisco, CA

A Gymboree employee said:

“Copany expects alot for a little”
“The company sells high quality childrens clothing. Gymboree pieces are durable and the designs are childlike; not too mature.” –
316 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.5 Employees say it's “OK”

Overall CEO Rating

Mark Breitbard
39% Approve

Hastings Entertainment

www.gohastings.com HQ: Amarillo, TX

An Hastings Entertainment Customer Service Associate said:

“Great starting company”
“While I worked there it was more like a second family. We all got a long and had fun. Great place to work as a first time job for experience in retail. My supervisor was a fun lady to work there but…” –
263 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.4 Employees are “Dissatisfied”

Overall CEO Rating

Joel Weinshanker
Not Yet Rated

Hot Topic

www.hottopic.com HQ: City of Industry, CA

An Hot Topic Seasonal Sales Associate said:

“Good for a season, terrible as a job.”
“- Almost no rules for dress code, you can be as different as you want to be. - Good starter retail experience - Generally no unpleasant people come in - You are allowed to trial and error this job” –
256 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

3.3 Employees say it's “OK”

Overall CEO Rating

Hot Topic CEO & Director Lisa Harper

Lisa Harper
63% Approve

Family Video

www.familyvideo.com HQ: Glenview, IL

A Family Video Manager said:

“Such a disappointment”
“Free movies, pre streets...not much else” –
243 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.8 Employees say it's “OK”

Overall CEO Rating

Family Video Founder & CEO Charlie Hoogland

Charlie Hoogland
59% Approve

Follett Higher Education Group

www.fheg.follett.com HQ: Westchester, IL

A Follett Higher Education Group Sales Associate said:

“Poorly organized, bad management, University of Cincinnati Branch”
“Easy work Work around schedule” –
229 Reviews

Overall Company Rating

2.8 Employees say it's “OK”

Overall CEO Rating

Don Germano
25% Approve