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Party City Overview

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Rockaway, NJ
501 to 1000 employees
1986
Company - Public (PRTY)
Other Retail Stores
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Walmart, Celebrate Express, Oriental Trading Company
Party City Holdings is the largest party goods supplier and party retail chain in the world. We are also the country's premier retailer of Halloween costumes, accessories and decorations. Party City Holdings is made up of two divisions, Party City Retail Group ... Read more

Mission: At Party City… We Bring Parties to Life!
We engage customers. We find out their needs by asking all the right questions about their party, and make expert recommendations! We create unforgettable parties!

Party City Reviews

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Party City CEO Jerry Rittenberg
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    I worked at Party City part-time

    Pros

    Great environment and team, Fun opportunities, and people friendly

    Cons

    Slow days during spring/early summer

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Party City Photos

Party City photo of: PC Grand Opening
Party City photo of: Happy New Year
Party City photo of: Happy New Year from Store 527
Party City photo of: Happy New Year 2015
Party City photo of: Happy New Year from Store 5136
Party City photo of: Christmas Spirit in Store 668
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Party City Interviews

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    Corporate Office Position Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rockaway, NJ
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    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Party City (Rockaway, NJ).

    Interview

    Applied online and a few weeks later an HR rep called with a few questions and then scheduled an in person interview for the following week.

    I went into corporate office and the hiring manager had a different idea of what the job entailed compared to the actual job description. She was brief, kept looking at her watch and didnt even try to understand my background before ushering me into the VP's office. He was even worse, asking unreasonable questions that also didnt pertain to the job.

    Not sure I'd want to work there even if I was offered a job.

    Interview Questions

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Party City Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015

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