Banana Republic Reviews

Updated 21 Sep 2020

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3.6
71%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
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Banana Republic President and CEO Mark Breitbard
Mark Breitbard
297 Ratings
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  • "This means we were constantly pressured into pushing the points program/credit cards(in 325 reviews)

  • "lack of hours for part time employees(in 110 reviews)

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  1. "Minor Leagues"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Banana Republic full-time

    Pros

    Easy to succeed in sales with product knowledge training

    Cons

    Managers are not the brightest, horrible sales goals as you have to sell a minimum amount of CC's, revolving door as people quit often as much as 8 people in a month

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  2. "Pros and cons of working at Banana Republic"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Lehi, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Banana Republic part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    flexible with schedule, great management, great training experience, bonuses are offered with how much credit cards are sold.

    Cons

    not the best pay, customers would never clean up for themselves and leave the store messy always, very labor-intensive


  3. "I love my job!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Brand Ambassador in Short Pump, VA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Banana Republic part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    It's a fun atmosphere with great people.

    Cons

    The pay is trash. They rarely give pay raises.

  4. "Great place"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Banana Republic part-time

    Pros

    everyone is very friendly and nice. A great experience overall.

    Cons

    The sales targets can be a bit intimidating.

  5. "Good Hands-On Experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Banana Republic part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good managers, nice co-workers

    Cons

    Boring work, slow days, busy holidays

  6. "Brand Ambassador"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Brand Ambassador in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Banana Republic part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great coworkers, lots to do

    Cons

    Working with the public can be annoying

  7. "Truly enjoy working with this company. Equal employee treatment and opportunities"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Brand Associate 

    I have been working at Banana Republic part-time

    Pros

    schedule flexibility, good management, equal opportunity

    Cons

    Needs better software systems for stocks and shipments

  8. "Good company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Banana Republic part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good company, easy to success

    Cons

    Not flexible with hours and scheduling.

  9. "Banana Republic"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Sioux Falls, SD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Banana Republic full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Awesome Company, Great Rewards, Great People

    Cons

    There really were none, loved my job, just disappointed my store closed

  10. "Great Seasonal Job"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Grove City, PA

    I worked at Banana Republic part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule Decent pay for part time work

    Cons

    I have no complaints to contribute

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