I was on a break and chumming it up with one of my managers at Fry’s. We were discussing ways that I could move up the ladder. I asked him how he was able to do it and his reply was that he knew all the ‘right’ people. I thought he was pulling my leg... read more
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I don’t know about other stores at Fry’s but the one I worked at had an environment that was so stressful it left me completely drained by the end of my shift. Retail can be a fun experience, meeting customers, the challenge of the sale, etc, yet it... read more
Not sure if someone has info on what stores are closing, what the plans are as it relates to real estate and what's the plan for layoffs and severance pay for Fry's employees.
So many people are sad about the whispers saying Frys closed down all of it's stores. My sister is one of them. From the articles I have read I have reason to believe that Frys has only down sized. Sadly that's means many people have lost their job... read more
havent been to frys for a year or so - most of my buing is online now becasue as of a yea ago - what I wanted was "out of stock" Well I happend to be in the neighborhood of the Campbell California sr and decided to stop in - wow it looks like a post... read more
That's the word on the street, I know it's a rumor but I hard this from so many folks
Fry's is laying off the department supervisors by the end of this month, this is true for at least our location in Southern California. Rumor is that sales people will replace the merchandisers in the future and they will be responsible for their... read more
There are many indicators that Fry's might be going BK very soon. Circuit City, anyone?
Anytime soon . Fry's electronics is writing a step by step book on how to go bankrupt. They're also following the steps.
Word from around the HQ is an almost done deal to be restructuring the few stores left up in Northern California. Layoffs and freeze hiring, forced leaves and Employees on medical leave will not have their positions back. Not only would the line... read more
Do you know what's a typical severance package at Fry's
Customers come in for deals, help and service. Let's see if you help customers with deals your job is at risk. If you take your time with customers, your job is on the line. If you sell them what they came for (ad item), your job is on the line... read more
Frys sales work harder at "not" giving customers best deals because it comes out of their paychecks. Wow also true that associates that give some of the best customer service, are usually the ones on draw (owe fry's money). And only when they turn to... read more
i heard that we might be very close to bankruptcy, any truth in this? i hear our numbers do not look good
I heard that 2 stores in So. Cal will be closign?
Business is slowing down for whatever reason, I heard that some stores will be closing and that some folks will be offered a transfer. Fry's used to make money big time, we are much more challenged today...