Barneys Reviews

Updated Jul 2, 2020

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3.3
44%
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43%
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Barneys CEO  Daniella Vitale (no image)
Daniella Vitale
55 Ratings
Pros
  • "Incredible employee discount (35% and seasonal 45%) at one of the most well-curated luxury brands in the US(in 35 reviews)

  • "Great discount and a great team got to lear a lot(in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Easy interview"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Selling Supervisor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Barneys full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits and discount

    Cons

    Allocation suffered and the buying team needs improvement

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  2. "Not a bad company"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accounting in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Barneys full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits such as 401k plan.

    Cons

    Top heavy management, no growth potential.

  3. "Awesome"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Merchandising Analyst in Lyndhurst, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barneys full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good Please To work For

    Cons

    Company was sold and went out of business

  4. "Great People, Amazing History"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Barneys full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Worked with the most talented people ive ever met.

    Cons

    Sadly company is no longer in business.

  5. "Great Company, Great People, Great Product."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store General Manager 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Barneys full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Direct lines of communication with senior leadership, empowered to make decisions for marketplace, the product and discount, luxury never compromised.

    Cons

    Theft and loss prevention issues, budgets slow to be approved on vital needs for the business (elevator repairs, security and camera systems, etc.), uneasy long-term faith in profitability of company, career opportunities slim unless you're willing to relocate.

  6. "Student Retailer"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Retailer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barneys part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    i got good employee discounts, and the teammates were kind

    Cons

    mean boss but i understand because he was at a high position

  7. "Love it"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Store Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Barneys full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Loved working here. Many great years Here

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  8. "Barneys Great Executive Board, victim of Retailpocalypse"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Analyst in Lyndhurst, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barneys full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Senior Board members were great people to work with. Decide your own program and fate, Allowed to express and run with your ideas

    Cons

    Brick and Mortar company trying to come to grips in a amazon dominated field.

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  9. "They could have been a contender"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Barneys full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Some good people worked there before close

    Cons

    Some bad, I mean evil people

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  10. "none"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Barneys full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    not a very good work environment bad people

    Cons

    bad management and inventory and no work ethic.

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