AKIRA Overview

  • www.shopakira.com
  • Chicago, IL
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 2002
  • Company - Private
  • Department, Clothing & Shoe Stores
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

CompetitorsUnknown

AKIRA first opened in 2002 as one Women's boutique in the trendy Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago and is owned by Eric Hsueh, Erikka Wang, Sarah Hughes, and Gordon Liao. AKIRA offers a full-line of Women's clothing, footwear, and accessories, carrying brands such as adidas, ...
Mission: DEDICATION AKIRA will always represent Chi-town (ahem, Chicago) in the fashion world. Up until now, fashion in America has primarily focused on the East and West Coast. AKIRA is determined to change this mindset with original thinking and an emphasis on strong designers and ...

AKIRA Reviews

3.1
50%
Recommend to a Friend
63%
Approve of CEO
Erikka Wang
Erikka Wang
130 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee

"I loved my job I love fashion !"

Apr 20, 2022 - Akira Stylist
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Getting to help others look good in a nice friendly environment!

Cons

There are none at the moment but bay I had a problem with .

Advice to Management

Keep it up !
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Diversity & Inclusion at AKIRA

3.5
(67 Reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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How is diversity at AKIRA?

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AKIRA Interviews

Experience
Positive55%
Negative25%
Neutral19%
Getting an Interview
Applied online45%
In Person36%
Other11%
Difficulty
2.2
Average
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  1. Sales Associate/Key Holder Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at AKIRA (United States)

    Interview

    The interview involved picking out outfits for different even scenarios as well as learning the layout of the store.

    The second portion of the interview involved shadowing a current employee and assisting them with customers.
    Interview

    Could you please describe your personal style?

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AKIRA Awards & Accolades

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Pledges & Certifications

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

AKIRA FAQ

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What are perks and other benefits like at AKIRA?

...terrible benefits , low wages, low bonuses compared to other companies, you have to use your own car, no mileage reimbursement, they give you only $25 for cash....

December 30, 2021

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People Also Ask about AKIRA

Employees rate AKIRA 3.1 out of 5 stars based on 266 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at AKIRA, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at AKIRA and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 50% of employees would recommend working at AKIRA to a friend. This is based on 259 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

56% of job seekers rate their interview experience at AKIRA as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.2 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at AKIRA.

39% of employees think that AKIRA has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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