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Central Garden & Pet Overview

www.central.com
Walnut Creek, CA (US)
1001 to 5000 employees
1980
Company - Public (CENTA)
Manufacturing
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Spectrum Brands, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Newell Brands
Central Garden & Pet is happy to help with both pets and pests. The company is among the largest US manufacturers and distributors of lawn, garden, and pet supplies, providing its products to pet supplies retailers, home improvement centers, nurseries, and ... Read more

Central Garden & Pet Reviews

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    Former Employee - Credit Analyst in Boise, ID (US)
    Former Employee - Credit Analyst in Boise, ID (US)

    I worked at Central Garden & Pet full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fair and honest place to work. But expect to work with integrity

    Cons

    It can be slow at times.

    Advice to Management

    Communication is important. It is better to keep your staff in the loop in order to have the ability to do your job to your fullest

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Central Garden & Pet Interviews

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    Customer Service Order Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boise, ID (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Central Garden & Pet (Boise, ID (US)) in June-2016.

    Interview

    Very easy going and friendly interview. They were up front, honest and described the job accurately. I would recommend to my friends to apply at Central Garden & Pet Supply it is simply an awesome place to work.

    Interview Questions

    • What was my weakest strength?   1 Answer
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Company Updates

  • Central has purchased K & H Manufacturing, a leading provider of unique, high quality, functional pet and hobby farming products to a diverse range of e-commerce, pet specialty, mass, club, farm & ranch, and outdoor retail channel customers.

  • First Quarter Earnings Released - Fiscal 1Q 2017 sales increased 16.6% to $419.5 million; Fiscal 1Q 2017 diluted EPS increased to $0.15 from $(0.18); Fiscal 1Q 2017 non-GAAP diluted EPS increased to $0.12 from $0.01

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Central Garden & Pet Awards & Accolades

  • 1st Place "Best in Show" - Small Animal Category, Global Pet Expo, 2016
  • 3rd Place "Best in Show" - Aquatics Category, Global Pet Expo, 2016
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