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West Marine Overview

Watsonville, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1968
Company - Public (WMAR)
Sporting Goods Stores
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors

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West Marine has the goods to keep your boat shipshape. It is the nation's #1 boating supplies retailer, offering some 60,000 recreational boating products. The company operates about 325 stores under the West Marine name in 38 US states, Canada, and Puerto Rico ... Read more

West Marine Reviews

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    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in North Olmsted, OH
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in North Olmsted, OH
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at West Marine full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent people, good employee benifits, good learning opportunities, plenty of room to grow professionally.

    Cons

    General management changed frequently for the region I worked in

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees, many great ideas come from the store level employees and these are the people talking to customers every day.

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West Marine Photos

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West Marine Interviews

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    Interview

    I had a quick interview. I was asked the very basic questions, but I was also made aware that other interviews were a much lengthier process. Not so much for me.

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