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Fort Mill, SC
501 to 1000 employees
2003
Company - Private
Retail
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Havertys, Dufresne Spencer Group, Rooms To Go
Founded in 2003, Broad River Retail (BRR), a Fort Mill-owned and operated home furnishings retailer, is the largest and fastest-growing Ashley HomeStore licensee in the Carolinas and Georgia, currently with 16 HomeStores. Since the opening of its first store in Pineville, NC, in ... Read more

Mission: MISSION
To be an excellent home furnishings company

CORE VALUES
INTEGRITY
We maintain the highest standards of personal & professional conduct
PERSONAL EXCELLENCE
We maximize our own ... Read more

Broad River Retail Reviews

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Charlie Malouf
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    I worked at Broad River Retail full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Potential to make good earnings, good bonuses, better than previous furniture stores I've worked. CEO and VP of Sales take time to learn about their employees.

    Cons

    Benefits and vacation days are not good. Extremely long hours.

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Broad River Retail Photos

Broad River Retail photo of: Corporate Campus - Fort Mill, SC
Broad River Retail photo of: Awesome Warehouse Hiring Event!
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Broad River Retail photo of: Awesome Warehouse Hiring Event!
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Broad River Retail Interviews

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    Application

    The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Broad River Retail (Fort Mill, SC).

    Interview

    After numerous discussions, emails, and interviews with various dept's I was led on to believe that I would be offered a position in HR and that I would be contacted within a couple of days. A week later I didn't hear anything back and contacted the hiring manager who said "we decided to go with someone who has more retail experience." What? This didn't make any sense at all and I was extremely confused and disappointed. A couple of weeks later I see the exact same job posted again so I inquired about the status and this time there was no mention at all of someone else being hired. I was either lied to or that "person" just didn't seem to workout over a 2 week span of time. Now 2 months later and they posted the SAME position AGAIN, so obviously they can't fill the role and if the interview process is any indication of why then this explains it.

    Interview Questions

    • First interview was a meet and greet, 2nd interview was with HR and was a behavioral style of questions with general conversation as well.   Answer Question
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Company Updates

  • Ashley HomeStore HIRING EVENT! NOW HIRING: Guest Services Representatives and Sales Professionals! Where: Ashley HomeStore Pineville Location: 11320 Carolina Place Pkwy Pineville, NC 28134 When: Wednesday July 20th, 2016 from 10am-3pm

  • Ashley HomeStore HIRING EVENT NOW HIRING: Guest Services Representatives and Sales Professionals! Where: Ashley HomeStore University Location: 430 E McCullough Dr. Charlotte, NC 28262 When: Wednesday July 13th, 2016 from 10am-3pm

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Broad River Retail Awards & Accolades

  • #64 in Top 100 Furniture Retailers, Furniture Today Magazine, 2016
  • #63 in Top 100 Furniture Retailers, Furniture Today, 2015
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