Compare New Look vs River Island Clothing BETA

See how working at New Look 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 New Look vs. River Island Clothing. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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New Look

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)
3.6
(based on 1125 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 780 reviews)
River Island Clothing employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than New Look employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
River Island Clothing employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than New Look employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.7
River Island Clothing employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than New Look employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.6
River Island Clothing employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than New Look employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.9
River Island Clothing employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than New Look employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
New Look Ceo Alistair McGeorge
74%
74%Alistair McGeorge
CEO Approval
River Island Clothing Ceo Will Kernan
93%
93%Will Kernan
River Island Clothing employees rated their CEO Approval 19% higher than New Look employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
River Island Clothing employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 18% higher than New Look employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Positive Business Outlook
54%
River Island Clothing employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than New Look employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, New Look salaries averaged £483 higher than River Island Clothing.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant200 Salaries
£7/hr
Sales Advisor138 Salaries
£7/hr
Store Manager44 Salaries
£28,929/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant200 Salaries
£7/hr
Sales Advisor179 Salaries
£7/hr
Store Manager54 Salaries
£27,479/yr

What Employees Say

  • River Island Clothing had 4 more reviews than New Look that mentioned "Staff discount" as a Pro.
  • River Island Clothing had 20 more reviews than New Look that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 146 reviews)
"50 discount"(in 82 reviews)
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 150 reviews)
"Uniform allowance"(in 138 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 42 reviews)
"Rotas"(in 27 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 62 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 49 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Legal Customer Service Adviser

I have been working at New Look part-time

Pros

Good manager Work life balance Good hours Fun staff Good team

Cons

Company communication Retail in general Retail not great environment but team is good

"Great company"13 Jun 2021

Former Employee - Sales Assistant

I worked at River Island Clothing part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great company and lovely staff/managers

Cons

Required to work over Christmas

Job Postings

New Look has 90 more recently posted open jobs than River Island Clothing.