Crate and Barrel

Why Work for Us

We have the best designed collection of home furnishings and decor in the retail industry and pay thoughtful attention to the quality and value of everything we sell. We search the world for unique and current products that are beautifully displayed in our warm and clean stores and on our award-winning website. We have enticing catalogs and an engaging social media presence that reaches millions of people. We pride ourselves on our world class service based on over 50 years of product innovation and our life-long relationships with customers.

And right now, we have something else.

An opportunity for you.

If you’re considering a career in retail, if you’re passionate and have great taste, if you are enthusiastic and hard working, if you like to “wow” customers and are looking for a challenging and fun-filled work environment, Crate and Barrel is interested in you.

Visit a store near you to learn more, or search our current openings.


Crate and Barrel realizes the impact our benefits program has on our associates' quality of life. Our commitment to our associates is of the utmost importance. We strive to offer comprehensive plans that meet your health-care needs while remaining affordable.

The Company is also committed to our associates' wellness. We have a wellness program called CrateLifestyle that focuses on supporting our associates in maintaining healthy lifestyles and preventing disease. We strive to provide health initiatives in coordination with our insurance vendors, education opportunities and interactive programs to support this focus.

Visit our website for details:

Career Stories

Store Manager, Jen - 14 years

Jen began her career as a Part Time Sales Associate. Throughout the past 14 years she has also held management and design positions at stores in Maryland and Washington DC, as well as the outlet store in Virginia. In her current role, Jen oversees all aspects of the business as the Store Manager.

What’s the very best part of your job?
“The very best part of my job is working with the staff and customers.  I get to train and educate both our customers and associates about our exceptional product. I also find supporting associates in their team roles very rewarding. Plus I can give excellent customer service in the process.

What do you like most about working at Crate and Barrel?
“The Culture! I love the people and the product that I work and deal with on daily basis.  Helping someone set up a home or create a room with our product is rewarding and fun.”

What has attributed to your success with Crate and Barrel?
“The training and support given internally and externally has contributed to my success at Crate and Barrel. The atmosphere is always open to learning and one is constantly striving to do better. Management is open to new ideas---“leave the box open” and there is teamwork support from within the store at all levels.”

About Crate and Barrel

At Crate and Barrel, we help people love how they live in moments that matter. Founded in 1962, the Crate and Barrel family of brands, including CB2, is an industry-leading home furnishings specialty retailer, known for exclusive and functional designs celebrating all things home.

A leader in omnichannel retail and direct marketing, we believe in
 – more... 

  • Crate and Barrel photo: Camp Nod at our Oakbrook Center Store, Oakbrook IL
  • Crate and Barrel photo: South Coast Plaza Store, Costa Mesa
  • Crate and Barrel photo: Bring Your Kid to Work Day at The Land of Nod Headquarters
  • Crate and Barrel photo: 10th Anniversary Bash at our Oak Brook, IL Store
Claimed Profile
Headquarters located in Northbrook, IL
$1B to $5B (USD)
Crate and Barrel website