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The Entertainer Overview

Amersham, England
1001 to 5000 employees
1981
Company - Private
Toy & Hobby Shops
£500 million to £1 billion (GBP) per year
Unknown
It’s hard to imagine that the first Entertainer store only opened back in 1981. Today The Entertainer is the U.K.’s Largest Independent Toy Retailer. We have over 162 UK stores stretched across England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the islands and we ... Read more

Mission: To be the best loved toy shop, one child, one community at a time.

The Entertainer Reviews

  • "A truly friendly and well oriented company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in West Bromwich, England
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in West Bromwich, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Entertainer part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    They believe that Sunday is a time for family which is the basis of why they don't open on Sundays!

    Cons

    From what I witnessed, career progression can be slow

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The Entertainer Photos

The Entertainer photo of: My first day
The Entertainer photo of: Nottingham Grand Opening
The Entertainer photo of: Baby Shark and Pink Fong
The Entertainer photo of: Comic Relief
The Entertainer photo of: Grace
The Entertainer photo of: Aim Higher 2019
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The Entertainer Interviews

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Getting an Interview
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    Area Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Royal Leamington Spa, England
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at The Entertainer (Royal Leamington Spa, England) in November 2014.

    Interview

    Assessment centre, involving presentation, 1-2-1 interview, followed by 2nd Interview stage involving day out with prospective line manager.
    Very professional throughout with great communication.
    Realistic expectations during interviews and very personal approach to feedback.

    Interview Questions

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The Entertainer Awards & Accolades

  • Platinum Payroll Giving Quality Mark, UK Government, 2017
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Best Companies Group, 2018
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