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Charming shoppes is a retail clothing company.  Charming shoppes is located in Bensalem, Pennsylvania. The company was founded in 1940.  It went popular among the people in 1971. The company retails Women's Clothes. Charming shoppes is renowned for retailing women's plus size clothes. Clothes are sold from more than 2300 retail stores. The company and its assets were acquired by Ascena Retail Group in 2012. Jim p.Fogarty is the President and Chief Executive Officer of this company. Charming Shoppes was founded by a chain named fashion bugs. And for many years Fashion bug was the only chain and it grew more than 1200 stores nationwide. The company's operation was divided into two segments. The company has about 10,300 employees working under them. Accessories, footwear, clothing, and gifts are also retailed by Charming shoppes.  Lane Bryant,  Cacique, fashion bug, and Catherine's plus are the representatives that the company includes.

Company - Public
$1B to 2B
Large
Multiple locations
Clothing Retailers, Nonstore Retailers
1940
Anthony M. Romano
What departments Charming Shoppes employees work at?
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other occupation61.8%
Sales / Retail38.2%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Charming Shoppes employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Charming Shoppes: Newcomers: 25%, Experiencers: 19%, Experts: 19%, Veterans: 37%. Charming Shoppes employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Charming Shoppes employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Charming Shoppes: Abercrombie & Fitch, ADP, Alliance Data. Typical Charming Shoppes employees have worked at Abercrombie & Fitch.
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Abercrombie & Fitch
ADP
Alliance Data
What industries did Charming Shoppes employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Charming Shoppes: Niche Retailers, Clothing Retailers, General Merchandise Retailers, Insurance Agency & Brokerage Firms, Commercial Banking Companies. Charming Shoppes employees most likely come from a Niche Retailers industry background.
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Where did Charming Shoppes employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Charming Shoppes: Small: 17%, Medium: 11%, Large: 72%. Most Charming Shoppes employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Charming Shoppes study?
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Where did employees at Charming Shoppes study?
Bucks County Community College
Camden County College
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Charming Shoppes?
Time employed at Charming Shoppes: <1: 0%, 1-3: 1%, 4-8: 13%, 9-13: 37%, 14-20: 25%, 20+: 24%. Most Charming Shoppes employees stay with the company for 9-13 years which is more than the industry average.
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How does Charming Shoppes rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Charming Shoppes: 33.1% Male and 66.9% Female. Age ratio at Charming Shoppes: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 11%, 31-40: 34%, 41-50: 14%, 51-60: 34%, 60+: 8%. Charming Shoppes rates - 22.9% more female than the industry average. Most Charming Shoppes employees are 31-40, which is on par with the industry median age range.
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What are the top roles at Charming Shoppes?
Top roles of Charming Shoppes: Store Manager, Manager, Sales, Store Sales Manager, Sales Associate. The top role at Charming Shoppes is Store Manager.
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Store Manager
Manager
Sales
Store Sales Manager
Sales Associate

Career advancement

How does Charming Shoppes rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Charming Shoppes: very low. Charming Shoppes ranks very low for career advancement which is below the industry average.
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What companies do Charming Shoppes employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Charming Shoppes: Ascena Retail Group, Burlington Stores, Catherines Stores Corp, Comcast, David's Bridal. People who work at Charming Shoppes most typically go on to work for the Ascena Retail Group.
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Ascena Retail Group
Burlington Stores
Catherines Stores Corp
Comcast
David's Bridal

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What industry does Charming Shoppes fall under?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Retail.
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What’s the gender distribution at Charming Shoppes?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
66.9% female, 33.1% male.
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Where’s Charming Shoppes’s HQ located?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Bensalem, PA.
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What year was Charming Shoppes founded?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
it was founded in 1940
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What is the annual revenue of Charming Shoppes?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
$1b to 2b.
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I’m looking for the name of Charming Shoppes’s CEO.
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
here you go: Anthony M. Romano.
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How long do people usually work for Charming Shoppes?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
9-13 year(s).
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what kind of companies did Charming Shoppes employees work for?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Large companies before Charming Shoppes.
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How often do employees get promoted at Charming Shoppes ?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
advancement opportunities are very low
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who are employees usually hired by after leaving Charming Shoppes?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Ascena Retail Group, Burlington Stores, Catherines Stores Corp, Comcast, David's Bridal, Five Below, Lane Bryant, Urban Outfitters.
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Where did employees work before joining Charming Shoppes?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Abercrombie & Fitch, ADP, Alliance Data, American Eagle Outfitters, ANN INC., Catherines, Fashion Bug, Lane Bryant.
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How old are Charming Shoppes’s employees in general?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
around 31-40, 51-60.
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Where did most of Charming Shoppes employees go to school?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Bucks County Community College, Camden County College, Penn State University, Rutgers University-Camden, Temple University.
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My previous job sucks🤮!No better payments or benefits.Hoping to join this company.
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10 months ago
Good job,good pay, friendly employees and great team atmosphere
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10 months ago
Comprehensive pay and benefits
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Guys I'm a bit nervous.😭I have an interview tommorrow. Just wondering what is the interview process like here
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9 months ago
Very casual and easy
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9 months ago
Very easy going bro!
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I'm just wondering🤔 what is the best part of working here
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10 months ago
you can work by yourself and in a group so I like that 🙂
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10 months ago
the coworkers were great, i'm trying to apply again for a job there
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I'm curious🙄 to know abt the work/life balance.
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10 months ago
Flexible working schedules
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10 months ago
Company invested in their associates and were very supportive
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Wanna know🤫 about the working hrs.
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10 months ago
No problem there with working schedules
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10 months ago
My position involved a lot of travel; I had to pre-shop markets before the buyers to give them seasonal direction, as well as my sample and production time overseas🙄
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Does the company allows part time employees?🤫
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9 months ago
this depends 😉mostly on the opening available
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9 months ago
Of course they do hire part timers
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I live in the city of New Jersey and I wanted to know if you guys are still hiring for your new store there.🤷
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9 months ago
yeah i think so🙄
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9 months ago
they are currently hiring employees almost all the locations at the moment
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I wanna know the pace of work here.
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9 months ago
weekends and holidays its little bit fast paced
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9 months ago
fast paced and rewarding🙋
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Is there any room for advancement?🙆
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10 months ago
low career advancments😌
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10 months ago
It was a small chain of stores that I worked for so there was little room to advance.
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How do you feel about going to work each day here?
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10 months ago
Enjoyed going to work
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10 months ago
I felt great about going to work and the job being done
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