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The Container Store

Employees are (literally) invested in this storage retailer, holding a big chunk of its shares. That goes both ways, say staffers, who praise “outstanding” communication, pay that’s well above the industry’s average, and “amazing” benefits (even for part- timers)—all part of how the company brings its “conscious capitalism” ethos to life.

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Rank last year

49

Years on list

19

HQ location

Coppell, Texas

Employees

4185

Job openings (as of February 2018)

198

Industry

Retail

Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)

$819.93

Year founded

1978

Type of organization

Public

Number of work sites

90

Perks
offers
Telecommuting
Compressed work weeks
Fully-paid sabbaticals
Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
Health insurance for part-timers
Diversity
% Minorities31%
% African-American/Black11%
% Asian5%
% Caucasian/White69%
% Hispanic/Latino13%
% Native American/Alaska Native1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1%
% Two or more races2%
% Unknown ethnicity-
Paid Time Off
General PTO22
# Sick days-
General PTO for part-timers-
# Sick days for part-timers-
Compensation
Most common job (for salaried employee)Store Manager
Avg. base pay (salaried)$72,117
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$1,716
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$73,833
Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)
Full-time and part-time job growth-3%
# of job applicants30,813
Avg. # of applicants per opening15
FT voluntary turnover16%
Jobs filled internally57%
Jobs filled by referral27%
# New graduates hired-

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