Compare Matalan Retail vs Argos BETA

See how working at Matalan Retail vs. Argos 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 Matalan Retail vs. Argos. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Matalan Retail

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Argos

Employee Ratings

  • Matalan Retail scored higher in 2 areas: CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Argos scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 610 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 1343 reviews)
Argos employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Matalan Retail employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.7
Career Opportunities
3.0
Argos employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Matalan Retail employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Argos employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Matalan Retail employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.5
Argos employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Matalan Retail employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
3.2
Argos employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Matalan Retail employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Matalan Retail Ceo Jason Hargreaves
63%
63%Jason Hargreaves
CEO Approval
Argos Ceo Mike Coupe
61%
61%Mike Coupe
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
54%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Argos employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than Matalan Retail employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
42%
Matalan Retail employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Argos employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
39%

Salaries

Argos has 756 more total submitted salaries than Matalan Retail.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
General Sales Assistant87 Salaries
£6/hr
Customer Service7 Salaries
£6/hr
Store Manager20 Salaries
£37,115/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant46 Salaries
£7/hr
Customer Advisor117 Salaries
£8/hr
Store Manager25 Salaries
£29,699/yr

What Employees Say

  • "20 discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Matalan Retail.
  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Argos.
  • Argos had 7 more reviews than Matalan Retail that mentioned "Rota" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"20 discount"(in 41 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 29 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 65 reviews)
"Working environment"(in 53 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 82 reviews)
"Rota"(in 36 reviews)
Cons
"Headsets"(in 45 reviews)
"Rota"(in 43 reviews)
Featured Review
"great"29 Oct 2020

Current Employee - General Sales Assistant

I have been working at Matalan Retail part-time

Pros

Great place to start working

Cons

Minimum wage and not payed enough to deal with Customers that are rude

Current Employee - Customer Advisor

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

Pros

Flexible working hours Good wage

Cons

Customers can sometimes be rude

Job Postings

Argos has 125 more recently posted open jobs than Matalan Retail.