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houston.

i want to say she sells perfume.

i'm a saks girl, so i never go down to neiman's/see her, but i'm almost certain she worked in cosmetics.

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Saks pays $12 per hour + commission

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I interned at Neiman's and got a great discount. It's 30% all the time but we have certain weeks where you get an additional 30% off the discounted price (around 50% total). It was a good job but very cutthroat.

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I knew some people that worked in the Tysons Corner NM location but they were always so hush hush about how they were paid.

thesiren...how do you like working at Saks?

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oh, no. i don't WORK at saks. i meant i have always shopped at saks. our mall has saks and neiman's in totally seperate buildings, so i never make my way to neiman's unless i'm shopping at somewhere nearby.

i work at banana republic and am moving to forth and towne at the beginning of october. i'm in grad school, make $11/hr and make my own schedule, so i'm a happy camper.

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I was called by NM for a job....but I just accepted a job at Saks...staring next week.


I'm hoping the commission is good...........because the pay is pretty low.

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I am not going to scan through 11 pages to see if it were answered.
But, Saks gives their employees 30% off all merchandise except for cosmetics which is 20%. Certain times in the year there are extra discounts that cmoe out to 44% and 36%. They used to do a new hire work wardobe discount of 51%; but, they have stopped doing that.

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at the charlotte neimans it's 30% discount, 8 an hour and commission vs. base. Not that I work there, but i do know this first hand.

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Quote:
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oh, no. i don't WORK at saks. i meant i have always shopped at saks. our mall has saks and neiman's in totally seperate buildings, so i never make my way to neiman's unless i'm shopping at somewhere nearby.

i work at banana republic and am moving to forth and towne at the beginning of october. i'm in grad school, make $11/hr and make my own schedule, so i'm a happy camper.
Sorry TS, I assumed you worked at Saks! Thanks for the clarification.

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I start Saks on Wed.

But I'm going to be working in Cosmetics. So I'm not sure how the pay is for those in clothing.

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Working customer service at LV - dead end or good opportunity?
Hi Everyone!

I am applying for a seasonal job at Louis Vuitton...but its in their customer service department. I havent gone on their interview yet, but it seems like it will be ALOT of answering phone calls, emails during the busy holiday season.

I eventually want to become a buyer or merchandiser.

Do you think this position is just a dead end thankless job, or do you think that it could turn into something? The position is in CA, not NYC or Paris, so its not even in their headquarters....

Thanks for your input!

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dead end if you want to be a buyer....
completely unrelated

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Well, if you want to be an accessories buyer ... this could be a chance to understand quality issues from the customer's POV. But if the goal is to understand the customer's POV, the sales floor might be a better place. Some buyers work the sales floor just to get this very understanding of customers ... so that may be a better option for you. And a job like that shouldn't be hard to come by if you want to start in the busy season ...

Personally I would look for a job at the store/kind of store you'd really like to work for eventually.

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i think its a good idea.

i know a girl that did cus. service at tiffany's. it opened a lot of other doors for her.

i thinkit would be fascinating.

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I really can't see it opening any doors. Sales associate would open more doors than cust serv rep, you won't even be interacting w/ customers face to face.

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