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  • www.scs.co.uk
  • Sunderland, United Kingdom
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1890
  • Company - Public
  • Home Furniture and Houseware Shops
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

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Since our humble beginnings, ScS has evolved from a general home furnishing store to one of the UK’s leading sofa and carpet specialists. Our business was founded in 1894, in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, and our head office and first-ever store is rooted in the city to this very ...
Mission: An excellent customer experience with outstanding value, quality and choice

ScS Sofas Reviews

3.6
61%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
Approve of CEO
David Knight
David Knight
61 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 5 years

"Great company"

Oct 14, 2021 - Sales Manager
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great company for progression
Great earning
Great staff and leadership

Cons

Work life home life isnt the best but the company are improving with giving some weekends off and reducing closed periods.

Too many event days which are too similar and more or less every 2 weeks
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Diversity & Inclusion at ScS Sofas

3.7
(24 reviews)

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ScS Sofas Interviews

Experience
Positive36%
Negative45%
Neutral18%
Getting an Interview
Applied online91%
Employee Referral9%
Difficulty
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  1. Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at ScS Sofas (Leicester, England, England) in Nov 2019

    Interview

    Online application, phone call with regional manager, 2 enjoyable face to face interviews, overall great interview process, interview is very structured by the company and focuses on personality versus previous skills and experience
    Interview

    What role do you think you were most successful in

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Company Updates

March 17, 2021
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In recognition of International Women's Day, on the 08 March, we asked some of the amazing women, doing diverse jobs around our business, to tell us about their role at ScS and share how they #choosetochallenge2021. We've shared some of the things they've told us about on our ScS Linked In page, so follow the link and see a small sample of the inspiring group of women we have working for us!
Shared image - ScS - Sofa Carpet Specialist | LinkedIn
ScS - Sofa Carpet Specialist | LinkedIn
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March 2, 2021
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Steve Carson announced as ScS Chief Executive Officer During Novembers Annual General Meeting, we announced that Steve Carson had been appointed as our new Chief Executive. Steve joined us on the 6th January for a period of handover before David Knight retires in July. Steve brings broad knowledge and experience in retail and leadership after an extensive career in the sector, most recently as Group Managing Director of Holland and Barrett. Before this, Steve held a number of roles at Home Retail Group plc, which owned a number of well-known brands such as Argos, Homebase and Habitat. Steve's key expertise is in managing and optimising all areas of the store network, leading national teams and driving digital innovation, so some great and exciting attributes to bring to ScS. Steve said about joining us: "I am delighted to be joining ScS and look forward to getting to know the ScS team, the Board and our external partners as we build on our successes, identify new and exciting opportunities and together embark on the next stage of the ScS evolution."

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