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Bloomingdale's Overview

New York, NY
10000+ employees
Macy's
1861
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Retail
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Popular culture goes on sale every day at Bloomingdale's. It runs about 45 upscale department and outlet stores in 12 states, including California, Florida, Illinois, and New York. The company's flagship store at 59th and Lexington is a ... Read more

Mission: Although Bloomingdale’s is part of a Fortune 100 Corporation, we hold true to the family values of our founding brothers, Joseph and Lyman Bloomingdale. As large as we may become, we will remain intimate and operate Bloomingdale’s with the utmost integrity ... Read more

Bloomingdale's – Why Work For Us?


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Bloomingdale’s is America’s only nationwide, full-line, upscale department store and a division of Macy’s Inc. Currently we operate 37 department stores and an ever growing number of Bloomingdale’s The Outlet stores in 13 states as well as the always open and fashionable Bloomingdales.com. Bloomingdale’s also has an international presence in Dubai. 

We are currently looking for leaders who will help shape our future. At Bloomingdale’s, we seek talented creative people with a passion and entrepreneurial spirit who enjoy the fast paced, exciting world of retail. Having a strong interest in fashion as well as being a natural collaborator helps! In short, we want people with a desire to grow professionally as well as personally because at Bloomingdale’s we provide the tools for both. 

When you join the Bloomingdale’s family, you are now part of an organization deeply committed to giving back to the communities near and afar. Through strategic philanthropic marketing campaigns or local grass roots efforts, Bloomingdale’s is committed to making a difference. 

Although Bloomingdale’s is part of a Fortune 100 Corporation, we hold true to the family values of our founding brothers, Joseph and Lyman Bloomingdale. As large as we may become, we will remain intimate and operate Bloomingdale’s with the utmost integrity like a family run business. 

At Bloomingdale’s, we will always have passion for the business and compassion for each other. After all, we are like no other store in the world.

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At Bloomingdale’s our associates are our number one differentiator. That is why we focus on finding talented, collaborative and creative people who are looking to discover their passion – not just find a job.

For over 140 years, Bloomingdale’s has been on the forefront of retail excellence and we are always looking for the next big idea. Our best initiatives across the three channels of business have been created, developed and executed by our people. We strongly believe great ideas come from all levels and tenure and that innovation is not limited to senior management. This is why we recruit people with an entrepreneurial spirit who are assertive and passionate.

Whether you are interested in a position within our Central Corporate Office or you prefer to be part of our Stores organization, take a moment to review our career site, learn about the different areas and find your next passion!

Bloomingdale’s prides itself on recognizing our best people through an array of formal and informal programs. Whether working in the stores or Central, there are multiple ways to be recognized and receive an extra 10% discount for one year based on your outstanding performance.

In stores, our Golden B event happens twice per year (once per season) and recognizes outstanding performance in all areas of Selling and Support.  In Central, we conduct a seasonal event that recognizes our top teams from Buying and our Support worlds.

On an annual basis, Bloomingdale’s conducts the Oscars of Retail, the “The Best of the Best Awards.” This event is hosted in New York City where the best of Bloomingdale’s from around the nation are brought in and hosted by our Executive Committee for two full days of celebration and recognition.

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Bloomingdale’s prides itself on two things: People who have a passion for the business and a compassion for each other. That is why, in addition to our benefits plan, Bloomingdale’s offers an array of special discounts for neighborhood gyms, cleaners, spas, eateries and much more. The health and well-being of our associates is our number one priority, and eligible associates can elect to participate in Medical and Dental programsLive Healthy Wellness programsDisability Income Protection, Employee Assistance Programs and Disability Income Protection.

One of our most popular benefits is our generous employee discount at all Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s locations. Your discount applies across all families of business, with regularly scheduled double discount days to really take advantage of buying the trendiest merchandise for yourself, family, friends and your home!

Through our parent company, Macy’s, Inc., we offer an array of financial services to take advantage of so your money works for you, including Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts and a 401(k) Retirement Investment Plan.

The foundation that the Bloomindale’s Brothers created back in 1861 is still alive and well. We hold true to the family values of our founding brothers, Joseph and Lyman Bloomingdale.  No matter how large we become, we will always have passion for the business and compassion for each other. After all, we are like no other store in the world.

Learn more about our benefits by visiting www.bloomingdalesJOBS.com.


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    Great work environment. There are many opportunities to advance with the company. All around fun and exciting place to work.

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    There are not any cons that I can name at this time since everything was so great everyone was so helpful to me getting adjusted my first week of employment

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    keep up the good work this is by far the best job I have ever had which makes it fun and not like actual work.

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    I got information from college job fair. I called the next day and filled out questionaire online and went for an interview the next week. The entire process was easy., got hired right away.

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Bloomingdale's Awards & Accolades

  • Readers' Choice Top 50 Employers, Workforce Diversity Magazine, 2009

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