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    1. 3.0
      May 27, 2017
      Part Time Assistant Manager
      Former Employee, more than 3 years
      Friendswood, TX
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      The team was fantastic to work with and management was trying their hardest. Was a great place to learn sales methods and various marketing techniques as well.


      Corporate was difficult to work with and some of the expectations were completely ridiculous. The pay as management was not competitive and the company tries to pay as little as possible to the teams. The corporate does not seem to care much for the teams in the store past the district managers

      1. 5.0
        Jun 8, 2022
        Retail Store Manager
        Current Employee
        CEO Approval
        Business Outlook


        Culture is great, community is great. Supportive, understanding and personable DM. This past few years have been hard with the pandemic and ongoing changes, but the I believe the company acts in good faith for the well-being of the staff and not just the business. The bulk of my frustration lately has come from the back and forth and disorganization due to staffing issues across the company. But this will pass.


        Pay is adequate but I believe should be higher for the workload put on store staff

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