Compare River Island Clothing vs Sports Direct BETA

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River Island Clothing

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Sports Direct

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 532 reviews)
River Island Clothing employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 974 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
River Island Clothing employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
River Island Clothing employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
River Island Clothing employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
River Island Clothing employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
River Island Clothing employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
River Island Clothing Ceo Will Kernan
81%
81%Will Kernan
River Island Clothing employees rated their CEO Approval 53% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Sports Direct Ceo Mike Ashley
28%
28%Mike Ashley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
River Island Clothing employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 20% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
46%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
36%
River Island Clothing employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
17%

Salaries

River Island Clothing has 77 more total submitted salaries than Sports Direct.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Assistant138 Salaries
£7/hr
Sales Advisor118 Salaries
£7/hr
Store Manager29 Salaries
£30,645/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Casual Sales Assistant169 Salaries
£6/hr
Sales Advisor13 Salaries
£6/hr
Store Manager30 Salaries
£29,026/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Staff discount" was the most mentioned Pro at River Island Clothing.
  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Sports Direct.
  • Sports Direct had 4 more reviews than River Island Clothing that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 138 reviews)
"Uniform allowance"(in 130 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 72 reviews)
"Working hours"(in 31 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 56 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 48 reviews)
Cons
"Zero hour contract"(in 113 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 60 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Sales Associate

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

Pros

Great team to work with

Cons

Hard work during holiday times

Former Employee - Sales Associate

I worked at Sports Direct part-time for less than a year

Pros

- Great working environment - Various jobs - Flexible working - Great learning experience

Cons

None I can think of

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