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The Container Store

HQ: Coppell, TX   |   2,500 - 5,000 employees  |  
The Container Store is an innovative company that sells more than 10,000 unique storage and organization solutions. We are employee-first with a commitment to training, communication, career development, great benefits and a fun and inclusive culture. Our unique Foundation Principles™ guide our business with heart and soul. We take a principled approach to business and believe in putting our purpose before profits.

Discover for yourself why The Container Store has landed at the top half of FORTUNE Magazine's list of "100 Best Companies To Work For ®" year after year.

From FORTUNE Magazine, March 15, 2015 ©2015 Time Inc. Used under license. FORTUNE and Time Inc. are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, The Container Store.
The key to The Container Store’s success is our “employee-first” culture, with an intense focus on building strong relationships with employees and, ultimately, with customers.

We believe that if you take care of employees better than anyone else, they will take care of the customer better than anyone else. If the employees and the customers are ecstatic, the shareholders will be ecstatic too.

By bringing in outstanding employees through an intensive hiring process, then training and paying them well, we have built a workplace where employees genuinely enjoy themselves, flourish and thrive. It is the firm belief of our leadership that the focus on employees has been what gives The Container Store its competitive edge and has ultimately resulted in being a great place to work.

Read more about our employee-first culture on our blog,
Our employee-first culture is supported through great training, consistent communication and an outstanding benefits package. Here are some highlights of the special and unique benefits we offer our full-time and part-time employees.

  • Great pay and exceptional training
  • 40% merchandise discount
  • 50% discount on elfa, our best-selling product
  • 30% discount on our Installation Service
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) plan with discretionary employer match
  • Security in a financially strong company
  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans
  • Term Life insurance and In-Hospital Cash plans
  • MEDEX Travel Assist
  • Domestic Partner and Common Law Spouse coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program available online and via telephone 24 hours a day
  • Corporate Wellness Program available online 24 hours a day
  • Qualified transportation benefits
  • Pet insurance
  • A consistent Performance Review process
  • Casual, yet professional, work attire
  • An opportunity to provide the most extraordinary service to the most amazing customers
  • And many, many more!
Additionally, our full-time employees are eligible for:

  • Company-paid group Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Paid pregnancy disability leave
  • Compass – company-paid Healthcare Concierge Service
Career Opportunities
We offer enormous potential for advancement.

Customer service is The Container Store's core competency, so hiring GREAT people who are self-motivated and team-oriented with a passion for customer service is key. We place so much importance on service that every first-year, full-time employee receives about 263 hours of training – the retail industry average is about seven hours. And of course, the training continues throughout an employee's career.
Our Foundation Principles™
Not only was The Container Store built on great products, but it was structured around some fundamental values and philosophies about treating employees, customers and vendors with respect and dignity – we call them our Foundation Principles™. By understanding these principles, we can all act as a unit, working toward the same goal. Retail is far, far too situational to attempt to achieve a concerted effort through inflexible rules and policies.

Read more about our Foundation Principles™ on our blog,
500 Freeport Parkway
Coppell, TX 75019