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Crate and Barrel Overview

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Northbrook, IL
10000+ employees
1962
Company - Private
Home Furniture & Housewares Stores
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors

Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma, Sur La Table

At Crate and Barrel, we help people love how they live in moments that matter. Founded in 1962, the Crate and Barrel family of brands, including CB2, is an industry-leading home furnishings specialty retailer, known for exclusive and functional designs celebrating all things ... Read more

Mission: A leader in omnichannel retail and direct marketing, we believe in the experience of physical stores and embracing the customer experience by offering inspired living across all of our platforms. From curated product sourcing and production to custom delivery and set-up in more ... Read more

Crate and Barrel Reviews

  • "A Perfect Match - a great brand, fabulous team, and rewarding work!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Northbrook, IL
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Northbrook, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Crate and Barrel full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Performance-driven, customer-focused culture
    - Impressive Executive Leadership Team
    - Positive work environment that supports experimentation and innovation
    - Plenty of opportunity to contribute and make a difference
    - Engaged and passionate team

    Cons

    None - really thrilled to be part of the Crate and Barrel Team!

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Crate and Barrel Photos

Crate and Barrel photo of: Fashion Place Crate and Barrel
Crate and Barrel photo of: Crate and Barrel Shops Around Lenox
Crate and Barrel photo of: Crate and Barrel - South Park Mall
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Crate and Barrel photo of: CB2 Associates
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Crate and Barrel Interviews

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Applied with the online application and was given a in-person interview with a manager at the store. Manager asked about sales/ customer service experience. I heard back shortly after with a phone call.

    Interview Questions

    • Gave me a sales item and asked me to "sell it" to them.   1 Answer
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Crate and Barrel Awards & Accolades

  • Dream Big Class of 2014, National Retail Federation, 2014
  • U.S. Design and Development Awards - Retail Store Design(Silver/Retail Store Design), The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), 2014
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Pledges & Certifications

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

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