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Central Garden & Pet Overview
Walnut Creek, CA (US)
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (CENTA)
$2 to $5 billion (CAD) 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

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    I have been working at Central Garden & Pet (More than a year)


    Diverse business units
    Dynamic and innovative ideals


    Chaotic and micro managed
    Central control yet diverse lack of control hard for IT and policies

    Advice to Management

    Empower your staff as good managers do.

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


    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.

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    • What was my weakest strength?   1 Answer
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Company Updates

  • 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

  • Check out our 2016 Results! Its a great time to Work At Central - go to to apply for open positions.

    Central Garden & Pet Company Announces Fiscal 2016 & Fourth Quarter Results | Business Wire

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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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