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In 1947, Rudy and Nancy Talbot, two entrepreneurs began Talbots with commitment to timely fashion, extraordinary quality, and memorable service. Gradually Talbots has expanded its business beyond New England and developed a devoted customer lines that rely on their memorable service, high quality, timeless pieces and famous products. Today, Talbots combines heritage and latest innovation with multi-channel service including 500 outlet stores across the country and Canada, and a developed e-commerce business. Through relationships and curated product lines Talbots strives to give women the confidence to express their best in all aspects of their lives and Woman is first thought, final filter and constant inspiration of the company and helps them to live the best life with modern classic style. With rich history as a foundation, the company embraces the future by promoting creativity, innovation and risk-taking ability and continue to grow business through all channels including eCommerce and additional stores.

Company - Private
$1B to 2B
Multiple locations
Niche Retailers
Lizanne Kindler
What departments Talbots employees work at?
Sales Managers & Supervisors25.1%
other occupation19.7%
General and Operations Managers15.4%
Sales - Other6.7%
Customer Service5.9%
Management - Other5.7%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Talbots employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Talbots: Newcomers: 18%, Experiencers: 16%, Experts: 17%, Veterans: 49%. Talbots employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Talbots employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Talbots: ANN INC., Bath & Body Works, Brooks Brothers. Typical Talbots employees have worked at ANN INC..
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Bath & Body Works
Brooks Brothers
What industries did Talbots employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Talbots: Niche Retailers, Clothing Retailers, Apparel Wholesalers, Food & Beverage Retailers, Textile / Leather / Apparel Manufacturers. Talbots employees most likely come from a Niche Retailers industry background.
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Where did Talbots employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Talbots: Small: 26%, Medium: 8%, Large: 66%. Most Talbots employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Talbots study?
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Where did employees at Talbots study?
Fashion Institute of Technology
Lasell College
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Talbots?
Time employed at Talbots: <1: 8%, 1-3: 28%, 4-8: 40%, 9-13: 11%, 14-20: 8%, 20+: 5%. Most Talbots employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Talbots rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Talbots: 24.1% Male and 75.9% Female. Age ratio at Talbots: 16-20: 1%, 21-30: 32%, 31-40: 24%, 41-50: 20%, 51-60: 17%, 60+: 6%. Talbots rates - 31.9% more female than the industry average. Most Talbots employees are 21-30, which is below the industry median age range.
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Career advancement

How does Talbots rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Talbots: low. Talbots ranks low for career advancement which is same as the industry average.
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What companies do Talbots employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Talbots: ANN INC., Banana Republic, Chico's FAS, Dillard's, DXL Group. People who work at Talbots most typically go on to work for the ANN INC..
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Banana Republic
Chico's FAS
DXL Group