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Harrods Overview

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London, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
1834
Company - Private
Retail
$500 million to $1 billion (CAD) per year
Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, London Luxury
As the biggest store in the UK, Harrods offers a truly unique shopping experience and working environment.

Attracting over 15 million visitors each year, we are proud to be ranked in the top 3 tourist attractions in London, after Buckingham Palace and St ... Read more

Mission: To be the number one department store in the world for luxury branded merchandise, maintaining an unprecedented level of retail standards, expertise and profitability.
Through a combination of product, innovation and eccentricity, we aim to provide every customer with ... Read more

Harrods Reviews

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Harrods Managing Director Michael Ward
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    Current Employee - Retail Operations Associate in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Retail Operations Associate in London, England (UK)
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    I have been working at Harrods full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A lot of perks and benefits

    Cons

    There is too much micromanagement

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Harrods Photos

Harrods photo of: "We are delighted to be named as the top ranking retailer in Glassdoor’s list of the UK’s Best Places to Work 2017" - Managing Director, Michael Ward
Harrods photo of: Our HR Secondees on the first day in the programme
Harrods photo of: Having started as a small tea shop over 150 years ago, Harrods today stands as a six floor emporium selling the finest luxury goods in food, home, beauty and fashion.
Harrods photo of: HR Director Sarah Andrews speaking at the Your Voice Summit
Harrods photo of: Managing Director Michael Ward holding a Q&A with employees from across the business.
Harrods photo of: Our iconic Greenmen are always so welcoming!
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Harrods Interviews

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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Harrods.

    Interview

    Video interview the phone call to the head office to interview.
    It was a group assessment with real situation where we had to give our opinion and what we would do. It then followed by a one on one interview, where I had talk through my experience and why would i be the best candidate for the position.

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Company Updates

  • Congratulations to our MD Michael Ward for being one of the highest rated CEOs on Glassdoor! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQtqy

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  • “My challenge always is to create something unexpected..." Read this interview with Fashion Designer, Zoe Bradley about the installation she created for our #HarrodsSocialButterflies campaign.

    Social Butterflies: Zoe Bradley's New Harrods Installation

    Renowned for her dramatic paper installations, London-based artist and fashion designer Zoe Bradley's latest collaboration with Harrods is designed to leave you all of a flutter When you look up, the swarm of iridescent blue butterflies are dancing above your head. Their delicate cobalt wings move and drift with the air.

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Harrods Awards & Accolades

  • Top Employers United Kingdom Certification, Top Employers Institute, 2015
  • Britains Top Employers, Top Employers Institute, 2014
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