Carson's Reviews

Updated Jan 12, 2021

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3.0
42%
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33%
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Carson's CEO Kathy Bufano
Kathy Bufano
49 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Not friendly customers lots of confusion with coupons(in 24 reviews)

  • "Since it is a retail department store, we were pushed to market credit cards to customers who clearly did not want one(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Dock"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Dock Supervisor in Norridge, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Carson's full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great place to work, close to home

    Cons

    Closed their doors on sept 2018

  2. "Great Owner"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Kitchen Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carson's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy work environment and friendly staff

    Cons

    Pay is not as good


  3. "It was decent"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Livonia, MI

    I worked at Carson's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Its the basic retail experience

    Cons

    A lot of angry white ladies who were racist shop there

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  4. "Many locations and flexible work hours and schedule"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Clerk in Skokie, IL

    I worked at Carson's part-time

    Pros

    They filed for bankruptcy and closed down. Good employee discount.

    Cons

    They are no longer in business

  5. "I was an amazing employee"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Certified Intimate Apparel Fitter in Michigan City, IN

    I worked at Carson's full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    I loved working at this place

    Cons

    They were of the Bon Ton Corporation And went bankrupt

  6. "Ok"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Customer Service 

    I worked at Carson's part-time

    Pros

    I liked that it was Inside a mall

    Cons

    I didn’t like the pay

  7. "Decent job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier 

    I worked at Carson's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Job was easy. Flexible scheduling.

    Cons

    Customers not understanding coupons and getting upset.

  8. "A Good First Job"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Carson's full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Learned independence and customer service skills

    Cons

    Had to push store credit cards to customers, favoritism, pay

  9. "Retail...."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Department Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carson's full-time

    Pros

    Employee discount. Flexibility in schedule

    Cons

    Not enough hours in staffing budget.

  10. "Great job"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Carson's part-time

    Pros

    Good for college students to earn some money.

    Cons

    Slow paced environment, not much going on.

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