River Island Clothing Reviews

Updated 3 Mar 2021

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3.8
74%
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River Island Clothing CEO Will Kernan
Will Kernan
91 Ratings
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  • "Christmas is tough, like anywhere else, but I found Christmas tough due to long hours(in 62 reviews)

  • "The salary they offer is only minimum wage(in 49 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing brands with amazing content"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Account Supervisor in New Delhi

    I worked at River Island Clothing full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Learning, Content, approach to advertising

    Cons

    Team strength & Work Hours

  2. "Supervisor"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Sales in Birmingham, England

    I have been working at River Island Clothing full-time

    Pros

    - very good discount - good incentives

    Cons

    -needs arent listened to -poor management within stores


  3. "Fantastic Opportunities and Rewarding"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Distribution in Milton Keynes, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at River Island Clothing full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexibility in many areas eg: holiday, shift patterns. Great staff discount. Overtime opportunities with attendance bonus schemes in place over peak periods.

    Cons

    Not experienced any cons to working for this company. All been a positive experience. Would happily recommend.

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  4. "Sales Assistant"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Unemployed in Basingstoke, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at River Island Clothing part-time

    Pros

    Nice managers, fairly laid back working environment

    Cons

    Was made to work the whole floor alone sometimes, would have to work past my finishing time

  5. "Great"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Milton Keynes, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at River Island Clothing full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Goodish benefits and good workforce.

    Cons

    Sometimes feels corrupt its not what you know but who know for certain jobs

  6. "Great First Job"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Advisor in Milton Keynes, England
    Recommends

    I worked at River Island Clothing part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Can be rewarding, great discounts, overall friendly environment

    Cons

    - Pay, very busy and sometimes understaffed in sale periods.

  7. "river island"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Lōndō
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at River Island Clothing full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    staff and team were amazing

    Cons

    management team and head office need to work better

  8. COVID-19

    "great time there"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Sale Assistant 

    I worked at River Island Clothing part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    friendly, nice team and plenty of work to progress

    Cons

    covid closed store- contract terminated early

  9. "Dynamic Role"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Deputy Manager in Basingstoke, England

    I worked at River Island Clothing full-time

    Pros

    - Lots to keep you busy - Dynamic role (varied responsibilites)

    Cons

    - Poor salary for what the company expects from you

  10. "Okay"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Sheffield, England

    I worked at River Island Clothing part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good for part time, while studying

    Cons

    No real career prospects in long period.

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