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The Container Store
The Container Store
28
Rank: 28
Previous rank: 16
Annual revenue ($ millions): $707

What makes it so great?
When this storage retailer geared up for its IPO last year, it reserved an unprecedented percentage of shares (14% of the total offered) for employees to purchase. A quarter of them did—and they watched in wonder as the share price doubled on the first day of trading, from $18 to $36.

Headquarters:
Coppell, TX

Website: www.containerstore.com

Read The Container Store's Great Rated! review here.
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Employees
U.S. employees
4,089
Employees outside U.S.
613
Jobs
New jobs (1 year)
95
% job growth (1 year)
7.9%
% voluntary turnover
11%
Applicants
65,304
Job openings (as of 1/2/14)
270
Pay
Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Store Manager
$75,098
Most common job (hourly):
Sales
$48,620
Fully paid sabbaticals
Yes
Onsite child care
No
Health
100% health-care coverage
No
Onsite fitness center
No
Subsidized gym membership
No
Work-life
Job sharing program
No
Compressed workweek
No
Telecommuting
No
Diversity
% minorities
29%
% women
65%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.):
263
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.):
263
From the February 3, 2014 issue

Notes:
N.A.: Not available.
U.S. employees includes part-timers as of time of survey. Job growth, new jobs, and voluntary turnover are full-time only. Revenues are for 2012 or latest fiscal year. All data are from July 2013 and based on U.S. employees.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of full-time salaried and hourly employees.

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