Express LLC
3.1 of 5 431 reviews
www.express.com Columbus, OH 5000+ Employees

Express LLC Reviews

Updated Apr 20, 2014
Express LLC – US – “store”

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3.1 431 reviews

                             

82% Approve of the CEO

Express LLC President & CEO Michael A. Weiss

Michael A. Weiss

(202 ratings)

50% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "30% employee discount but cannot be combined with any discount over 40%"
    in 41 reviews
  • "Great discount and hiring and training your own team is great"
    in 35 reviews
Cons:
  • "You get hours depending on how you sell credit cards and discount card"
    in 47 reviews
  • "Getting paid minimum wage for this job was insulting"
    in 41 reviews
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Good retail company

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Express LLC

ProsGood discount, fun fashion culture.

ConsIf you work up to management, leave and then come back as an associate you start back at minimum wage.

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Great company to work for.

Sales Associate (Former Employee)

I worked at Express LLC part-time for more than 3 years

Proshours, opportunity to learn new skills, managers are laid back and recognize / reward hard work.

ConsIf you ask for a day off, they may schedule you less. You need to make yourself as available as possible.

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't guilt trip your employees to work certain holidays... This happened at one paticular store so I'm sure that it doesn't happen everywhere.

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Good place to work in college

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Express LLC

ProsFlexible schedule, I used to only work weekends. Fun group to work with, love the clothes. Discounts are good, 30% off for part-time, full-time, non-management employees.

ConsNon-commission. Holidays and weekends usually required to work.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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This company has its ups and downs.

Sales Associate (Current Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I have been working at Express LLC part-time for less than a year

ProsYou get discounts on almost everything which is good, esp because the store itself is kind of expensive. You meet some really awesome people, and you have fun working if you leave all your problems at the door.

ConsYou dont get any hours if sales are low. You can go from 2 days - 2 months without working, and the managers make it seem like it happens all the time. Of course they would say that, they have hours.

Advice to Senior ManagementTry to schedule some more hours even if the sales are low, try to be fair to everyone. Don't just make 1 employee do the grunt work because you don't feel like it

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good benefits

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Express LLC

ProsWork hard and you will be compensated.

ConsSome of the employees are a bit eccentric. It takes a while to get hired if you are freelance.

Advice to Senior ManagementTrain your staff to grow.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company who does everything they can to keep top talent

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Express LLC

ProsIf you work hard everyday and do everything you can to be successful express will take care of you!

ConsNone. Company is always doing everything they can to put each store in the best possible position to win

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Different strokes for different folks

Warden (Current Employee)
Santa Ana, CA (US)

I have been working at Express LLC as a contractor for more than a year

ProsGreat on-site training. Great employee discounts on weekends, decent wage and great family environment.

ConsFun times are the best times.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work!

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Express LLC part-time

Prosclothing discount, fun coworkers, flexible hours, good for if you're in school because they'll work around your schedule.

Conspay was awful, hard to move up. They would often ask you to come in and help close, because they didn't schedule enough people to close. also working long hours with only one break, and then having to open the next day ,

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good company. Very good experience gained for retail/management

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Express LLC

ProsFashion, clothes, discount, team, visuals, lifestyle.

ConsGlass ceiling, hard to move up, internal raises arent good.

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Very political. Need to be tough skinned to work here.

Home Office (Former Employee)
Columbus, OH (US)

I worked at Express LLC full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat discount. Company values are terrific. Strong training programs. Field people work very hard. Stylish, quality clothing and accessories.

ConsOffice culture includes a lot of backstabbing and gossip with no consequence.

Check out DM turnover. You're only as good as yesterday's results.

Advice to Senior ManagementWalk your talk Home office is a viper pit and teams don't collaborate.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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