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Rewarding yet frustrating.

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Former Employee - Associate Planner  in  San Francisco, CA (US)
Former Employee - Associate Planner in San Francisco, CA (US)

I worked at DFS Group full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

A true luxury global retailer. You will learn so much about the complexities of doing business internationally - from cultural nuances to demographic preferences.

Cons

As a subsidiary of LVMH, it felt like everything was driven by meeting shareholder expectations, whether or not it was realistic for the company.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Recognize and reward your key talent. Hire people, especially in the planning world. More often than not, teams are extremely lean causing people to burn out rather quickly.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great place to work

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    Former Employee - Assistant Merchandise Manager
    Former Employee - Assistant Merchandise Manager

    I worked at DFS Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay is very competitive with growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Managers may know how to run a business; but need guidance on how to manage people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide training on people management skills.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate  in  Honolulu, HI (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Honolulu, HI (US)

    I worked at DFS Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    profitable company! great benefits! great location!

    Cons

    Low morale among staff due to management not working as a team.
    Management does not motivate staff. VeryTop Heavy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    IF YOU CAN'T TREAT PEOPLE WELL, HOW DO EXPECT TO HAVE EXCEPTIONAL RESULTS.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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