Over the past 2 years it seems whenever the mood strikes.
I actually got promoted to an ASM within 2 months of getting hired. As with any other job, promotions and merit increases are based on performance.
Every year. But, it is based on a very bad review system.
Answered - Area Manager (Former Employee) - Phoenix, AZ
Every 6 months
Answered - Sales Associate (Former Employee) - Phoenix, AZ
Very rare. Sales associate are rarely promoted to assistant/store managers.
Answered - Sales Clerk/Casher (Former Employee) - Phoenix, AZ
Answered - Sales Associate (Current Employee) - Charlotte, NC