Who We Are: HBC is a diversifiedglobal retailer, focused on driving the performance of high quality stores andtheir all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking thevalue of real estate holdings. Founded in 1670, HBC isthe oldest company in North America. Our portfolio today includes formatsranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shoppingdestinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around theworld. Our leading banners acrossNorth America and Europe include Hudsons Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks FifthAvenue, Saks OFF 5TH, Galeria Kaufhof, the largest department store group inGermany, and Belgiums only department store group Galeria INNO. We have significantinvestments in real estate joint ventures. HBC has partnered with SimonProperty Group Inc. in the HBC Global Properties Joint Venture, which ownsproperties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, HBC has partnered withRioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture. A truly global corporatecitizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring aboutpositive change, and we work hard to shape a sustainable future for people andthe planet. Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strongcommunities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which weoperate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs andresources that provide flexibility for work-life balance in order to maintain apositive working environment What This Position IsAll About: The Sales Associate represents Lord & Taylorand its ideals of service and quality to the customer. The Sales Associate mustalways be ready to assist customers with merchandise selection and ensure thatthe customer's overall Lord & Taylor experience is a positive one.Professionalism and knowledge of merchandise are essential qualities for asuccessful Sales Associate. As representatives of Lord & Taylor's fashionimage, all Sales Associates are expected to dress in a professional manner.Sales Associates must be able to work in a team-oriented environment, havestrong people skills and be comfortable with building client relationships.Full Time and Part Time Sales Associates report to a Store Manager. Who You Are: Understand all systems and procedures relating to sales and credit transactions. You Also Have: Experience in a service/selling industry preferred An understanding of fashion is preferred Engaging personality As the Sales Associate,You Will: Generate sales by determining customer's needs. Develop product knowledge by learning the merchandise features, advantages and benefits. Open new charge accounts. Maintain floor standards including replenishment and presentation as well as the general appearance and cleanliness of the store. Understand all systems and procedures relating to sales and credit transactions. Enforce loss prevention and shortage control procedures. How Often You MayTravel: None Your Life and Career atHBC: Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental) An amazing employee discount Associated topics: buyer, counter, customer service, retail management, sales representative, sample, selling, showroom, solicit, solitation
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