The Perfume Shop Reviews

Updated 11 May 2021

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3.8
81%
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The Perfume Shop Managing Director Gill Smith
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95 Ratings
Pros
  • "Lovely colleagues, amazing incentives and staff discount, enjoyed the atmosphere(in 18 reviews)

  • "Freebies, friendly team, targets to reach which is motivating(in 12 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "To much pressure without enough support from management especially area manager(in 20 reviews)

  • "Head Office are meant to be there to support the stores but really they are useless and make the store teams job a lot harder than it needs to be(in 12 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Lovely experience

      31 Mar 2021 - Sales Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice People , understanding management , 20% off discount

      Cons

      Nothing as my experience was great

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great people

      10 May 2021 - Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people, great product perks.

      Cons

      Owned by a larger company so that comes with its challenges.

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Average place to work

      28 Apr 2021 - Part-time Sales Advisor in Edinburgh, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smell nice and work with luxury products Good 20% discount Work with lovely people

      Cons

      Can get very busy and not provided the best training If you work a low hour contract it is hard to come into work and remember where everything is, what stock you have and how to do returns etc On your feet all day and there is not a lot of room in the back to sit and have a break properly Cannot take holidays during “grey areas” such as December for Christmas, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day etc as it is retail work and gets busy

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Ok

      11 May 2021 - Supervisor in Gateshead, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Ok to work for paid on time

      Cons

      On own in shop at times

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Perfume shop review

      8 May 2021 - Team Leader in Sheffield, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Perfume incentives, room for progression

      Cons

      If you work as a sales associate be prepared for small contacts and 3 hour shifts

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Pay isn't the best but the company is good and the people are lovely.

      12 Apr 2021 - Sales Assistant in Leeds, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There are good incentives and chances to go to roadshows.

      Cons

      The pay could be more.

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Salary

      6 May 2021 - Sales Associate in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A very collaborative and supportive team

      Cons

      Miss management and bad management

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Amazing

      9 Apr 2021 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      it was a lovely place to work and the staff were lovely.

      Cons

      there was no cons, all good vibes

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good Job

      2 Apr 2021 - Retail Sales Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Extra hours if wanted, good experience

      Cons

      Holiday days, pay not great

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work as your first job

      22 Mar 2021 - Christmas Temp in Peterborough, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      such a good place to work lovely people working there

      Cons

      was only christmas temp would have liked to work there longer

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