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ABC Fine Wine and Spirits Reviews

Updated June 18, 2017
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Pros
  • Learn a lot about product, they send you to classes (in 5 reviews)

  • Flexible schedule if good manager (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • low pay, average benefits, not much room for growth, little feedback from supervisors, not very competitive in the market (in 8 reviews)

  • Long hours away from your family with no compensation (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great job!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, flexible schedule, work is fun if you have an interest in craft beer, wine and spirits, good opportunity for training classes, great family to work for!

    Cons

    Each location has set amount of employees so if there is a sick call, it puts a lot of pressure on the rest of the team.

    Advice to Management

    Consistency and positive changes moving forward


  2. "Good Starting Out Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ABC Fine Wine and Spirits (More than a year)

    Pros

    flexibility, room to make your mark/influence the company, good stepping stone to a better job

    Cons

    low pay, average benefits, not much room for growth, little feedback from supervisors, not very competitive in the market

    Advice to Management

    Need to look at other employers and stay current with other trends like salaries, benefits, policies, culture, etc

  3. "A comfortable job."

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    Former Employee - Shift Manager in Boca Raton, FL
    Former Employee - Shift Manager in Boca Raton, FL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ABC Fine Wine and Spirits full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Easy-going and opportunity to learn in quarterly classes/training.

    Cons

    Need better management throughout stores.


  4. "You are the jack of all trades without the pay to prove it."

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    Former Employee - Retail Store Manager in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Retail Store Manager in Tampa, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ABC Fine Wine and Spirits full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Ability to climb the retail rank quickly if you try.
    Consistent number of hours.

    Cons

    Upper Management.
    Low wage for the work effort.

    Advice to Management

    Pay employees a higher wage for the high expectations.


  5. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Wine Consultant in Naples, FL
    Current Employee - Wine Consultant in Naples, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABC Fine Wine and Spirits full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    If you really have a great depth of Wine Knowledge, this can be a fantastic career for you.
    Very easy job if you are organized and professional

    Cons

    Other people working at store get paid just above minimum wage. So there always is allot of tension in the air as you make 3 to 4 times even what the store manager makes.

    Advice to Management

    Slow


  6. "Manager On Duty (Full-Time)"

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    Former Employee - Manager On Duty in Vero Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Manager On Duty in Vero Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ABC Fine Wine and Spirits full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great management, Family Owned Business

    Cons

    Slow Progression and low pay

    Advice to Management

    Consider paying longer term employees more to keep talent. Other than that, we appreciate that employees are treated well.


  7. "Shift manager"

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    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Fernandina Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Fernandina Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABC Fine Wine and Spirits full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fast paced. Great team work. Great training. Fun environment even if you don't drink.

    Cons

    Pay not so great. Expensive health benefits.

    Advice to Management

    Try to find a better health provider.

  8. "good people, low pay"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good perks, atmosphere, employees, pay to train you

    Cons

    low pay, redundant protocalls. need to work on new bonus system for stores.

    Advice to Management

    streamline ordering and bonus programs


  9. "Horrible experience with management and wine consultant"

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    Former Employee - Team Member in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Team Member in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ABC Fine Wine and Spirits full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good atmosphere, they pay you to learn

    Cons

    Bad teammember experience,low pay and corruption and drama with power abuses

    Advice to Management

    Need better loss prevention and system of coordination between store management and hierarchy.


  10. "Store Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ABC Fine Wine and Spirits full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It's fun and your guest are more than shoppers

    Cons

    Its a lot heavy lifting

    Advice to Management

    Not to do everything yourself


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