Compare Debenhams vs River Island Clothing BETA

See how working at Debenhams vs. River Island Clothing compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Debenhams vs. River Island Clothing. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Employee Ratings

  • River Island Clothing scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 2459 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 744 reviews)
River Island Clothing employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.8
Career Opportunities
3.3
River Island Clothing employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
River Island Clothing employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.8
River Island Clothing employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.6
River Island Clothing employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.9
River Island Clothing employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Debenhams Ceo Sergio Bucher
45%
45%Sergio Bucher
CEO Approval
River Island Clothing Ceo Will Kernan
96%
96%Will Kernan
River Island Clothing employees rated their CEO Approval 51% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
50%
% Recommend to a friend
83%
River Island Clothing employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 33% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
21%
Positive Business Outlook
54%
River Island Clothing employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 33% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, River Island Clothing salaries averaged £8,766 higher than Debenhams.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Advisor389 Salaries
£7/hr
Sales Assistant187 Salaries
£7/hr
Supervisor90 Salaries
£9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Advisor190 Salaries
£7/hr
Sales Assistant191 Salaries
£7/hr
Deputy Manager19 Salaries
£26,306/yr

What Employees Say

  • Debenhams had 78 more reviews than River Island Clothing that mentioned "Staff discount" as a Pro.
  • Debenhams had 17 more reviews than River Island Clothing that mentioned "Minimum wage" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 228 reviews)
"Friendly staff"(in 122 reviews)
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 150 reviews)
"Uniform allowance"(in 138 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit card"(in 166 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 66 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 62 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 49 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Sales Associate

I have been working at Debenhams part-time for more than a year

Pros

lovely atmosphere to work in

Cons

can be hectic but busy

Advice to Management

keep doing what your doing

Former Employee - Retail Assistant

I worked at River Island Clothing part-time for more than a year

Pros

Excellent management Good pay Good staff discount/perks Good shift pattern

Cons

Nothing! Really good company to work for.

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