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River Island Clothing Overview

London, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1948
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

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River Island Clothing CEO Ben Lewis
Ben Lewis
265 Ratings
  • "Fast paced - lack of overarching strategy but recent changes show great improvements"

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    Current Employee - Tech Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Tech Consultant in London, England (UK)
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at River Island Clothing full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast paced
    Smart energetic people
    Great canteen with good food
    Costa Coffee on site (HeadQuarters)
    Really smart people working in Tech

    Cons

    Different cultures between the two offices (Hangerland and Shoreditch)
    Non-Tech stakeholders slow down the pace in tec

    Advice to Management

    When you hire experts, give them autonomy and let them do their job especially when you are paying them good rates.

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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

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    Commercial Manager Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Application

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

    Interview

    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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