Fortune 1000 rank: 286
Best Companies rank: 24
No. of U.S. employees: 48,374
Most common salaried job (Avg. Pay):
Sales Department Manager ($48,500)
What makes it so great? Diversity is a key priority at this chain of upscale fashion stores. In 1988 people of color made up 24% of staff; that's now 41%. In managerial ranks, 31% are now people of color and 72% are women.