Pier 1 Imports
3.0 of 5 429 reviews
www.pier1.com Fort Worth, TX 5000+ Employees

Pier 1 Imports Reviews

Updated Apr 21, 2014
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3.0 429 reviews

                             

70% Approve of the CEO

Pier 1 Imports President, CEO, and Director Alex Smith

Alex Smith

(250 ratings)

53% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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I love my job!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Pier 1 Imports

ProsGreat employees/ co workers. Family environment. great high quality products. Customers "love pier 1"

ConsThe Pay is not nearly enough

Advice to Senior ManagementHigher pay rate

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I gained profound knowledge of customer service and sales.

Sales Associate (Former Employee)
Tampa, FL (US)

I worked at Pier 1 Imports part-time for more than a year

ProsWorking at Pier 1 Imports allowed me to be creative and design rooms around key pieces in the store. My co-workers were wonderful and taught me how to appease clients and close sales. I was also very good at opening new accounts and making sure that our clients were using it on a monthly basis.

ConsChallenges were having to wake up very early twice a week to help with stock at 5am. I never complained, but lifting items and furniture for 5 or 6 hours at a time was really tough.

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Fun and exciting place to work!

Store Manager (Former Employee)
Norwalk, CT (US)

I worked at Pier 1 Imports full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThe product is fun, people within the company really care and want to know what you think and have to offer!

ConsThe training over the years that I had been there had improved. The physical expectations are a little demanding, as in scheduled expectations...seasonal floor sets all done during off hours while the store is closed. If you work retail and have an understanding of it than you would be able to handle it. Once you hit the SM level its difficult to keep working your way up unless you are OK with having no life as a DM.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great work expierence

Sales Associate (Current Employee)
Richmond, VA (US)

I have been working at Pier 1 Imports part-time for more than a year

Pros-Great team to work with
-Great products
-Workshops (every 3 months)
-Chance of Bonuses!

Cons-Not a lot of full time work

Advice to Senior Management-Engage sales associates as leaders

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Love to work at Pier 1

Sales Leader (Current Employee)
Dallas, TX (US)

I have been working at Pier 1 Imports part-time for more than a year

ProsI love the atmosphere, the team, and the customers.

ConsThe associate turn-over rate is too high.

Advice to Senior ManagementHire more.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Simple, but entertaining.

Sales Associate (Former Employee)

I worked at Pier 1 Imports part-time for more than a year

ProsThe job itself is a blast, interacting with customers and matching up products to what they are looking to do is a very rewarding experience. Most of the people are fun to work with, and extremely enthusiastic.

ConsThe in-store management is extremely inconsistent. Great sales leaders and store managers can be undercut by poorly performing assistant managers. Hours and compensation leave something to be desired.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Fun and relaxed environment.

Sales Associate (Former Employee)

I worked at Pier 1 Imports part-time for less than a year

ProsFriendly people to work with, fun and exciting product, and a flexible schedule.

ConsCouldn't get enough hours per week.

Advice to Senior ManagementTrain, lead by example, and inspire your team to be more than a sales associate.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company

Sales Associate (Former Employee)
Cypress, TX (US)

I worked at Pier 1 Imports part-time for more than a year

ProsLoved my manager, great coworkers

ConsThe store credit card isn't for everyone.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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If you love fun and unique products

Customer Service Representative (Current Employee)
Fort Worth, TX (US)

I have been working at Pier 1 Imports part-time

ProsI love my peers that I work with and love that I can speak with customers.

ConsPay should be a bit higher for a call center. Not much growth opportunity within the company.

Advice to Senior ManagementI think there should be more company get togethers, and more opportunity to grow within the company. I also think our reviews should match what employees rate themselves for the review.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Fantastic company to build your experience and growth

ASM (Current Employee)
Denver, CO (US)

I have been working at Pier 1 Imports full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat product, excellent benefits, fun environment, true to family and traditional values

ConsLow compensation, Large work load

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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