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Dixons Retail Reviews

Updated December 13, 2016
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Dixons Retail Group CEO Sebastian James
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Pros
  • I guess the best reason to work for them is because of the 10% discount (in 8 reviews)

  • Busy working environment and not for the faint hearted (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Poor managers, low pay, stressful job, no motivation, most of the staff want to leave (in 6 reviews)

  • Long hours, no career progression prospect, continuous redundancies and managed out of business (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Warehouse team leader"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Warehouse Supervisor in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Warehouse Supervisor in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dixons Retail full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great working environment great opportunities great job experience

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons because everything is more than GREAT

    Advice to Management

    BETTER RECRUITING apart from that mangers are doing a wonderful job especially joy atuh


  2. "Loved it"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in Sheffield, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in Sheffield, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly team, achievable targets!
    Absolutely loved working their over Christmas

    Cons

    Even though they wanted to the budget wasn't there to keep me on :-(

    Advice to Management

    You're doing a fantastic job remember to smile


  3. "Fast-paced with good opportunities"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Hemel Hempstead, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Manager in Hemel Hempstead, England (UK)
    Recommends

    I worked at Dixons Retail full-time

    Pros

    As a head office employee it was an exciting, fast-paced place to work with good opportunities for training and learning best practice.

    Cons

    Sometimes possibly a little too fast paced and reactive and not enough time to plan.


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  5. "Product"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company, friendly culture, progressive.

    Cons

    not that I could see


  6. "Great company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hemel Hempstead, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hemel Hempstead, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, forward thinking company.

    Cons

    Some legacy IT in place that needs replacing.

    Advice to Management

    Keep going


  7. "Mansger"

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    Current Employee - Msnager in Coatbridge, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Msnager in Coatbridge, Scotland (UK)

    I have been working at Dixons Retail full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Holiday bonus fun friends challenge

    Cons

    Hours pay training support feedback


  8. "High level retailer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Buyer
    Former Employee - Buyer
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dixons Retail full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice benefits, professionals throughout all levels, lot of traveling and education internationally, nice benefits, proud to work for.

    Cons

    there is very few cons I know of, few understanding of local business and long time to convince of some facts

    Advice to Management

    Maybe little more understanding and patience with local management and workforce. sometimes locally managed company with international backup is better.


  9. "Excellent customer service"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Heathrow, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Heathrow, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I like working in busy environment. I love helping and sharing my knowledge with passengers from all over the world.

    Cons

    We don't have fridge to store our food and drinks..

    Advice to Management

    Always be fair with everyone. Face and deal with problems on the spot.


  10. "Fab"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales and Administrative
    Former Employee - Sales and Administrative
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dixons Retail part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lovely staff, understanding of personal problems, helpful with hours etc

    Cons

    Training often very difficult to complete

    Advice to Management

    None


  11. "A creative and fun place to work and learn"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Colleague in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Colleague in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dixons Retail part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -work environment
    -Company software (Eclipse) very user friendly
    -Good pay

    Cons

    -Sales figures are very important

    Advice to Management

    -reduce the online training


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