90. Menís Wearhouse (MW)
What makes it so great?
CEO-founder George Zimmer promotes from withinó100% of multi-store managers started on the sales floor. Wardrobe consultants earn commissions of 9.7%, compared with the industry norm of 6% to 7%.

Headquarters: Houston
Top 3 (of 669) U.S. locations: Houston , Atlanta, New York
2005 revenue ($ millions): 1,725
U.S. employees 11,508
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) 349
% job growth (1 year) 4
% voluntary turnover 29
Applicants N.A.
Most common job (salaried):
Professional (Information & Technology)
Most common job (hourly):
Full-time tailors
Job sharing program? Yes
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 60
Paid sabbaticals? Yes
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 54%
% women 47%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
From the January 22, 2007 issue
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 2005 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of salaried and hourly employees.