jobs The Best Retail Companies to Work For  

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Looking for a list of top retail companies to work for? These are the best retail companies to work for as ranked by retail employees themselves. If you're looking for a new retail job and wondering, "what retail company should I work for?", there are many things to consider, like available hours, flexibility of schedule, and benefits plans offered to employees. The top retail stores to work for tend the be the ones that offer a mix of these options while allowing employees room for upward mobility and job promotion.

Not everyone has the same opinions about what makes a company one of the best retailers to work for. The best place to work for one person might be the company that offers the most paid time off. Others would seek available jobs with retail companies that have the best benefits packages (including health and wealth packages). Others still look for a retail job with flexible hours for school. There are many factors that contribute to the makings of a great retail job (like a chance to be promoted to management and locations in multiple cities), but every person has their own opinions to share on this list of the best retail companies to work for.

What are the best retail companies to work for? Who are the top retail employers? What is the best retail company to get a job with? What retail company offers the best benefits for employees? Many of these factors contribute to choosing the top retail company to work for. If you have worked for one of these places and have an opinion on which retail treats its employees best with regards to salary, management, and time off, vote for them here (up or down).

If you're of the belief that a happy employee gives the best customer service, you might want to augment your decision about the top retail company to work for with the lists of the companies with the best customer service and the companies with the worst customer service.

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Apple is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For

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Whole Foods Market is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Whole Foods Market Supermarket

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REI is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
REI

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Barnes & Noble is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Barnes & Noble Retail, Bookstore, Hobby

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Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Amazon.com Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses, Retail, Online service provider

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Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Starbucks Coffee and Tea Manufacturing, Coffeehouse, Limited-Service Restaurants

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American Eagle Outfitters is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
American Eagle Outfitters Family Clothing Stores, Clothing

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Gap Inc. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Gap Inc. Family Clothing Stores, Retail

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Wegmans is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For

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Trader Joe's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Trader Joe's

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Petsmart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Petsmart

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Books-A-Million is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Books-A-Million Retail, Bookstore, Hobby

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Nike, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Nike, Inc. Fashion accessory, Sports equipment, Clothing

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Kroger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Kroger Supermarket, Retail

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Target is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For

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J.Crew is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
J.Crew Retail, Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores

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Office Depot is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Office Depot Retail, Bookstore, Hobby

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Walgreens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Walgreens Retail

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Giant Eagle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Giant Eagle Supermarket

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Old Navy (ITM) Inc is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For

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OfficeMax is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
OfficeMax Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers, Office supplies, Retail

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Academy Sports + Outdoors is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For

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Kohl's is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Kohl's Department store, Retail

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Running Specialty Group is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Running Specialty Group

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Rite Aid is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Rite Aid Retail, Pharmacies and Drug Stores

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Sleepy's is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Sleepy's Retail

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Heb Grocery Company is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Heb Grocery Company

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Agent Provocateur is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Agent Provocateur Women's Clothing Stores, Other Clothing Stores

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American Apparel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
American Apparel Clothing, Retail, Manufacturing

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Banana Republic is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Banana Republic Retail, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

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Migros is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Migros Retail

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Victoria's Secret is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Victoria's Secret Clothing, Women's Clothing Stores

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Abercrombie & Fitch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Retail Companies to Work For
Abercrombie & Fitch Family Clothing Stores, Clothing, Retail