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Harrods Overview

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London, England
1001 to 5000 employees
1834
Company - Private
Department, Clothing, & Shoe Shops
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, London Luxury
As the biggest store in the UK, Harrods offers a truly unique shopping experience and working environment.

Attracting over 15 million visitors each year, we are proud to be ranked in the top 3 tourist attractions in London, after Buckingham Palace and St ... Read more

Mission: To be the number one department store in the world for luxury branded merchandise, maintaining an unprecedented level of retail standards, expertise and profitability.
Through a combination of product, innovation and eccentricity, we aim to provide every customer with ... Read more


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2018 (#23), 2017 (#29), 2015 (#12)

Top CEOs: 2017 (#25)

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#44)

Harrods Reviews

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    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in London, England
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Harrods full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, lots of money to be made, managers are helpful

    Cons

    The environment can be catty due to individual commission, long hours

    Advice to Management

    Discipline those who steal sales, take no favourites

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Harrods Photos

Harrods photo of: "We are delighted to be named as the top ranking retailer in Glassdoor’s list of the UK’s Best Places to Work 2017" - Managing Director, Michael Ward
Harrods photo of: Our HR Secondees on the first day in the programme
Harrods photo of: Having started as a small tea shop over 150 years ago, Harrods today stands as a six floor emporium selling the finest luxury goods in food, home, beauty and fashion.
Harrods photo of: HR Director Sarah Andrews speaking at the Your Voice Summit
Harrods photo of: Managing Director Michael Ward holding a Q&A with employees from across the business.
Harrods photo of: Our iconic Greenmen are always so welcoming!
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Harrods Interviews

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    Sales Assistant Interview

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Harrods.

    Interview

    was a long interview followed by a presentation was a long interview followed by a presentation was a long interview followed by a presentation was a long interview followed by a presentation

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Harrods Awards & Accolades

  • Britains Top Employers, CRF Institute, 2012
  • Best Company to Work For, Best Companies Group, 2012
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