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20 retailers with awesome employee discounts

If you love to shop, this perk could sweeten the deal of working in retail—and keep more cash in your pocket. Cha-ching!

20 retailers with awesome employee discounts

Shopping enthusiasts will tell you: It’s the most wonderful time of the year—the time of year when retail stores slash prices, and gift boxes pile up all around the house. But if you worked in retail, you’d enjoy these cost-cutting perks all year-round.

Behold: the employee discount. It has lured many a retail employee for years, and for good reason. With the promise of as much as 50% off your purchases, a job at your favorite store could not only earn you a steady paycheck, but also save you a considerable chunk of change in the process.

If you’re looking for a job in retail, check out these stores that offer great discounts to their employees.

Ann Taylor

Retailer of: Women’s apparel and accessories
Employee discount: 50% off

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Barnes & Noble

Retailer of: Books, music, movies, toys, games and collectibles
Employee discount: 50% off at the cafe, 30% off in the bookstore

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Bed Bath & Beyond

Retailer of: Goods primarily for the bedroom and bathroom, as well as kitchen and dining room
Employee discount: 20% off

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Cabela’s

Retailer of: Outdoor recreation merchandise
Employee discount: Every employee is given a discount that rises as they stay with the company. It’s based on product markup and is initially capped at 25%, then grows with years of employment.

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The Container Store

Retailer of: Storage and organization solutions
Employee discount: 40% off regular merchandise, 50% off Elfa products, 30% off installation service and free shipping on orders of $75 or more

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CVS

Retailer of: Health, wellness, beauty and home products
Employee discount: 20% off regular merchandise, with some exceptions, and 30% off CVS brand items

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Dick’s Sporting Goods

Retailer of: Sporting gear, apparel and footwear
Employee discount: 25% off, with some exceptions

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Foot Locker

Retailer of: Sportswear and footwear
Employee discount: 30% off

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Gap

Retailer of: Clothing and accessories
Employee discount: 50% off

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H&M

Retailer of: Clothing and accessories
Employee discount: 25% off

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Jo-Ann Fabrics

Retailer of: Crafts and fabrics
Employee discount: 20% off most merchandise

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Kohl’s

Retailer of: Clothing, accessories, shoes, toys, home décor, appliances and electronics 
Employee discount: 15% off, with some exceptions, plus additional discounts throughout the year

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Macy’s

Retailer of: Clothing, accessories, jewelry, beauty products, shoes and home goods
Employee discount: 20% off; can be used in addition to sale prices and coupons

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Men’s Wearhouse

Retailer of: Men’s clothing and accessories
Employee discount: 55% off

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Nordstrom

Retailer of: Clothing, accessories, jewelry, beauty products, shoes and home goods
Employee discount: 20% off for employees and their eligible dependents. Managers who have received special recognition get 33% off.

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PetSmart

Retailer of: Pet supplies
Employee discount: 15% off

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Pier 1 Imports

Retailer of: Home furnishings and décor
Employee discount: 25% off

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REI

Retailer of: Gear, apparel and footwear for a range of outdoor and fitness activities
Employee discount: 50% off REI products and 30% off vendor merchandise

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Urban Outfitters

Retailer of: Clothing, accessories and apartment items 
Employee discount: 25% off regularly and 40% off during employee appreciation periods. Available to employees, their families and one “significant other.”

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Williams-Sonoma

Retailer of: Kitchenware and home furnishings
Employee discount: 40% off, with some exceptions

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