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The White Company Reviews

Updated Aug 16, 2019

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Found 129 reviews

2.8
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31%
Recommend to a Friend
58%
Approve of CEO
Mary Homer
24 Ratings
Pros
  • "Beautiful products with a very generous staff discount(in 14 reviews)

  • "Good staff and good environment, lots of opportunities(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Head office received complaints from this person yet nothing was done(in 6 reviews)

  • "The manager picked on specific members of staff and bullied them until they left(in 5 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "THEJOURNEY"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Executive in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at The White Company part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very Welcoming lovely scent of the store GREAT DECOR of the Store!!!! Love the workers very tentative and super friendly. AMAZING PRODUCTS AND HIGH QUALITY and very reasonable price !!!

    Cons

    NOT TOO MANY STORE IN THE JERSEY AND NEW YORK AREA

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    The White Company2017-07-20

    The White Company Response

    July 26, 2017Senior Talent Acquisition Manager

    Thank you for your encouraging words for the business to grow internationally. It’s great to have you on board the The White Company family and we are looking forward to continuing our international journey.

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  2. "TERRIBLE"

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

    I worked at The White Company part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    coworkers are great people to work with

    Cons

    Management sucks and doesn't know how to run a store. Store is very boring and slow traffic

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    The White Company2018-07-20
  3. "it was alright"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The White Company part-time

    Pros

    cool, relaxing , inteance

    Cons

    it was hot and i got sunburned

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    The White Company2017-08-03
  4. "bc"

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant 

    I have been working at The White Company part-time

    Pros

    the cat and the dog and the mosue

    Cons

    the giraffe and aht monkey and the crown

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    The White Company2019-08-16
  5. "Lovely clientele"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The White Company part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The customers that come into the store are usually lovely and you tend to get quite a few loyal customers who you are able to build a nice relationship with

    Cons

    Too stringent on certain rules and not always organised with rota

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    The White Company2019-08-16
  6. "Great product- bad rewards"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Buyer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The White Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lovely product Thriving company growing internationally Sample sales Opportunity to be heavily involved in product from concept to delivery Location in London

    Cons

    Poor salary and holiday benefits Unprogressive management, unprofessional at times

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    The White Company2019-08-09
  7. "I was a sales associate for a short time at Selfridges"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The White Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Friendly Colleagues, culture is great. People from different countries work there. - Store is never too quiet, so you don't get too bored. - Pay is alright. Chances of scaling are high.

    Cons

    - Management had a few favorites. - Passive aggressive approach of management when they had problems with some team members.

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    The White Company2019-07-31
  8. "Christmas Temp"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at The White Company part-time

    Pros

    People on the team are very nice, lunch area is good (although no cel reception, so prepare to bring books).

    Cons

    The management was nice but didn't say who would be staying as a permanent sales person until the last day. As a temp you don't get any discounts in store, it would have been nice as Christmas presents.

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    The White Company2019-07-25
  9. "Lovely Office, High Turn-Over, Toxic Working Environment"

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    Former Employee - Administrator 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The White Company full-time

    Pros

    - Lovely Office - Free Tea and Coffee - Good Quality Products

    Cons

    - Lack of support from certain senior management - Lack of training but high and unrealistic expectations - Toxic working environment with some unprofessional behaviour

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    The White Company2019-08-14
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Manipulating manger"

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    Former Employee - Supervisor in Bristol, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The White Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Discount, customers, pay, items, beautiful store

    Cons

    Manipulate management, no continuity, no training, high pressure for no reason.

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    The White Company2019-08-13
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