American Apparel Reviews

Updated Sep 14, 2021

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3.1
78%
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64%
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American Apparel CEO Chelsea Grayson
Chelsea Grayson
88 Ratings
Pros
  • "great clothe got a 50% discount and it was a vibe(in 108 reviews)

  • "fun, team, flexible, free clothes, uniform(in 105 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "No direction from upper management(in 63 reviews)

  • "low pay and poor managerial skills(in 40 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great

      Nov 17, 2020 - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Commission and very chill, loved the staff and great culture

      Cons

      no structure with management at all

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Alright

      Apr 9, 2021 - Backstock Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Discounts are nice if you’re into what they do

      Cons

      Not many possibilities of growth

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    3. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Mediocre

      Sep 24, 2020 - Sales Associate in Waterloo, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Made friends, good coworkers and staff

      Cons

      Management wasn’t great. It shut down

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great Place

      Jul 6, 2020 - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Discount, culture, people you work with

      Cons

      Management unless you sell lots

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Interesting Company

      Dec 1, 2019 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to work if you love to sell

      Cons

      Emphasis on selling can cause a hostile environment

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Jul 17, 2019 - Sales Associate in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working in a team environment.

      Cons

      keeping up with competitive sale rates

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    7. 2.0
      Former Employee

      okey

      Jul 4, 2019 - Junior Accounting Clerk 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      friendly stuff, good environment, just ok

      Cons

      none so far.....everything is ok

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Fun company and atmosphere

      May 21, 2019 - Inventory Manager in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      quick growth, friendly co workers, trust

      Cons

      disorganized, quick turnover, communication skills not great

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Sales Associate at American Apparel

      Mar 13, 2019 - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - clothing discount - friendly work environment

      Cons

      - the most unorganised - late nights doing inventory counts - unrealistic sales goals

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Assistant Manager

      Jan 22, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      clothing allowance/ discount was great, people were generally nice to work with

      Cons

      high turnover of employees, management did not seem to care much for the well being of workers

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