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River Island Clothing Overview

London, England (UK)
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Department, Clothing, & Shoe Shops
Unknown / Non-Applicable
ASOS, Arcadia, Zara
We might have six decades behind us. But at River Island, we don’t feel our age. Our brand is as fresh, exciting and forward-looking as it’s always been. With 300 stores across the world, an award-winning online fashion retail site, one of the biggest ... Read more

Mission: Our ambition is to become a leading multimarket, multichannel fashion brand for the mid-priced market. Bring your talent to River Island, and help us get there that little bit faster.

River Island Clothing Reviews

  • "Absolutely LOVED working here!"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Advisor in Cheshunt, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Advisor in Cheshunt, England (UK)
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at River Island Clothing part-time (More than 3 years)


    - 40% discount
    - Lots of holiday (Really well paid holiday)
    - Lots of overtime
    - Excellent training
    - Many opportunities to progress


    - Pay was basic
    - A lot of pressure
    - Unable to transfer when I went to uni

    Advice to Management

    I could not fault the managers at my store. I loved my three years here, although only a sales adviser I was treated with the respect and responsibilities of a manager (which I loved) mean I was given the opportunity to implement floor layouts, travel to other stores to cover and manage teams of employees. My managers spent time training me to their standards, so now applying for jobs I have so much experience from only one small part time job! My store was understanding of not only study commitments, but mental health and family issues. They were lenient with holiday and always had plenty of overtime if needed, I was only on a 9 month contract but was almost always guaranteed at least 15 hours (But only if i wanted). I would of gladly stayed in the business whilst completing my degree but was unable to get a student transfers.

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River Island Clothing Photos

River Island Clothing photo of: WOW! Look at our amazing Manchester Trafford Mega Flagship Store following it's refit! What a fantastic environment for our teams to work in!
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River Island Clothing Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview





    Commercial Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview


    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at River Island Clothing.


    one hour long interview with pre-prepared swot analysis on a store. think they like to do just the one interview as standard. just one person (store manager or deputy) interviewing

    Interview Questions

    • Not really difficult. Just standard competency based questions   Answer Question
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River Island Clothing Awards & Accolades

  • Best Retail or Consumer Goods Recruitment Team, Inhouse Recruitment Awards, 2017
  • The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For, Top 25 Best Big Companies, 2018
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