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Express Reviews

Updated Jul 22, 2014
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3.0 595 reviews

81% Approve of the CEO

Express President & CEO Michael A. Weiss

Michael A. Weiss

(248 ratings)

51% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great discount-35-45 percent off (in 49 reviews)

  • The cons outweigh even the positives that the 30% employee discount give (in 48 reviews)


Cons
  • I don't like minimum wage and sometimes it can get really hectic with customers (in 62 reviews)

  • I would constantly be hounded to sell more credit cards, and borderline harass customers for it (in 54 reviews)

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    Great company to work for!

    Part Time Sales Lead (Current Employee)

    Prospromotions, easy to move up in the company if you have the dedication to do so, many opportunities to take advantage of,

    Conshard to get time off, company made employees ineligible for Express Next (loyalty program)

    Advice to Senior ManagementI love my district manager, she is great to work with and and always available to help when you need her too.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Sales Associate (Former Employee) Palm Desert, CA (US)

    ProsFlexible scheduling, great discounts, & awesome management.

    ConsWorking with some grouchy fellow employees or customers.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNothing. Loved my managers!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Lots of job opportunities if you work hard

    Brand Co-Manager (Current Employee) Sacramento, CA (US)

    ProsThere is a ton of energy in all the stores and being able to work with people with the same fashion and passions makes work fun. There seems to always be an opportunity to move up or learn a new division of responsibility which makes consistent growth a plus.

    ConsMinimum wage is expected at an entry level job however the tasks and energy needed for success here is more then that. Express needs to offer their associates above minimum wage to help keep associate retention.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlanning is difficult in this brand so being proactive versus reactive can be a challenge. My recommendations is to communicate to the store level in a more efficient and timely manner.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great and flexible company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgreat team gathreings and team building activities

    Consthere are no cons, great company

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    Express is a great environment to work in, the managers love what they do and always keep you motivated to sell.

    Sales Associate (Former Employee) Buffalo, NY (US)

    ProsThe opportunity to sell high quantities of merchandise.

    ConsMinimum wage was an obvious con but regardless I enjoyed working for the company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep pushing employees to sell and stay motivated

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Express is an excellent company to work for

    Co-Manager (Current Employee) Johnson City, NY (US)

    ProsStaff works as a team- like family
    Good benefits
    Great employee discount

    ConsVery fast-paced environment
    Lots of walking/running around
    Irregular hours

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Depends on what you do

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe most enjoyable part of the job, ironically, was also the customers. I've met and made plenty of people, made loyal customers come back for more and always had a fun time. Fashion, co workers and discount.

    ConsHardest part of the job was dealing with difficult customers and inventory. long hours, no direction/communication.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMy experience with Express Fashion was fun and easy although I only worked seasonal I they gave me my first chance to work in retail. The managers are the best and make your working experience enjoyable.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    typical retail job

    Express Sales Associate (Current Employee) New York, NY (US)

    Prosit's a fun working environment, the management team was cool, you get a 30% discount, the scheduling is flexible, if you ask for a day off, you will get it off as long as you request off in advance

    ConsThey make you shove credit cards at customers, and will sometimes get annoyed if you don't get any. They'll tell you that you will get a pay raise, then it takes as long to actually get it as it did for them to mention it, but its not much anyway so its not that big of a deal

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Love my job!

    Customer Sales Lead (Current Employee) Burlington, VT (US)

    ProsI love all the people I work with, everyone is friendly, we work together as a team. Attitude goes a long way, if you're willing to work, you get the hours, if you slack off you don't. Plain and simple.

    ConsHours fluctuate week to week

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Love it

    Sales Associate (Current Employee) Taylor, MI (US)

    ProsGreat Management, extra discount, not forced to wear just express clothing

    ConsNo discount on clearance

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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