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Found 47 of over 48 reviews
2.9
43% Recommend to a Friend
85% Approve of CEO

Found 46 of over 48 reviews

2.9
43%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
Approve of CEO
David Clulow Managing Director  Richard Peck  (no image)
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18 Ratings

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  • "Boring and Bad management, managers have favourites and it is very obvious when there were only 4 other employees on the concession(in 4 reviews)
  • "Poor pay.(in 3 reviews)
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  1. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Management is very poor

    Jan 14, 2023 - Sales Associate in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Commission paid by 1%; target not achieved by 20% will receive no commission; 2/ 3% if the store achieves above 20%/10% above target Free 2 sunglasses per year

    Cons

    Long hours High staff turnover Toxic work environment

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    1 person found this review helpful
  2. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    worst job ever

    Mar 9, 2023 - Sales Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    commission can be good during busy periods

    Cons

    Toxic management, reduce hours whenever they feel like it, pay is so low for the work load. Huge staff turnover because it’s of awful environment

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Sales assistant

    Nov 26, 2022 - Sales Assistant in Cork
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Competitive salary, nice environment in the store

    Cons

    Toxic team at times, work load not share evenly

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  5. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Sales Advisor

    Aug 11, 2022 - Sales Assistant in London, England
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    -Two sets of free optical or sun glasses every year.

    Cons

    -Bad salary with no salary reviews -Management and sales staff receive 1% commission on every sale -Very competitive -favouritism by management -No structures in place to share sales -Sales staff are forced to cover others stores in London when they are short staffed. (No travel allowance) -No extra for working at weekend

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  6. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    One of my favourite employers

    Jul 12, 2022 - Store Manager in London, England
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great people to work, amazing perks to the job and discounts and generally appreciated by management

    Cons

    Company so great not many people move on from head office or area manager etc so once in store management not much room for progression

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  7. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Poor management

    Aug 16, 2022 - Assistant Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great products and colleagues and high demanding clientele

    Cons

    Poor management, local and regional

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Good company

    Jun 12, 2022 - Concession Manager in Manchester City Centre, England
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Benefits, ( 2 free pair and 50% off frames) Commission, Network,

    Cons

    Lack of empathy Very strict targets and KPI’S

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  9. 2.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Very bad experience

    Jul 1, 2022 -  in Ealing, England
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I am really struggling for any positives

    Cons

    No support Bullying Culture No support from Manager No training procedures then get made a scapegoat.Many other points but will not waste my time.

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  10. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Review

    May 4, 2022 - Optical Store Manager in London, England
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Being able to work with major brands

    Cons

    Lack of transparency Staff overworked and underpaid

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  11. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Good company to work for and stress-free environment

    Oct 15, 2021 - Sales Associate in High Wycombe, England
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Stress-free environment, flexible hours, great management

    Cons

    Payroll isn't great, can be a little tedious at times

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David Clulow has an overall rating of 2.9 out of 5, based on over 48 reviews left anonymously by employees. 43% of employees would recommend working at David Clulow to a friend and 59% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -13% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, David Clulow employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at David Clulow. This rating has decreased by -10% over the last 12 months.

43% of David Clulow employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated David Clulow 2.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 2.8 for culture and values and 2.4 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at David Clulow to be benefits, career development, coworkers and the cons to be culture, diversity and inclusion, management.

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