• How to Apply
  • Who They Are Looking For
  • Business Summary

Facts About The Company:

Forever 21 is a retail company that sells clothing, accessories, jewelry, swimwear, and shoes. As of 2011 there were 480 locations and the brand continues to expand. It was founded in 1984 and its headquarters is in Panorama City, California. The founder and CEO is Do Won Chang. The company employs 27,228 people.


Customers shop at Forever 21 because they can find trendy, fashion-forward apparel and accessories items at a great value. The brand is constantly growing and developing new store environments to showcase the fun and creative clothing designs. Merchandise rotates quickly to ensure that people always get the best selection of items within the fashion world.

Some Finger Tip Calculation:

Services Retailer
Total Locations More Than 480
Established In 1984
Main Office Los Angeles
Founder Do Won Chang
Total Revenue $1.40 billion

How To Submit A Job Application?

Applying Online:

Visit official site of the company, which can you find in the table below. There are currently 979 openings in areas such as architecture, corporate administration, production, and retail.

Paper Applications:

If you would prefer not to apply online you can mail your resume to the address of the recruitment center. You can also email your resume to the company by mentioned link here.

If you are looking to apply as a retail associate, you need to print out the application (which you can find on the Careers section of the website) and take it to a store near you. You can locate stores in your area by using the store finder tool online. All you have to do is fill out the printed application and take it into a store in which you would consider working. If you have more than one store where you are willing to work, make copies and take the applications to multiple locations. Give the application to a manager or to a retail associate who will turn it into the store manager.

Other Methods:

You can also apply by attending a store job fair or similar event. You can find a list of job fairs online. They will be listed with the mall name, location, job fair title, and the dates between which the event is running. At these events you will be able to meet with managers, ask questions, and participate in an open interview if you are interested.

The Application Process:

  •  Click on “Apply Online” button from the top of the page.
  • Conduct a quick job search by entering in search criteria, such as keywords, desired location, and desired job category (such as accounting or human resources).
  • You will see all the job titles that match your search on the next page. Click on any of the titles to view more information. You can read the job description, requirements, responsibilities, and other employment details. If you want to apply, select from the drop down menu how you heard about the position and then click the button to submit your resume. Note that you can also refer a friend to the job if you think he or she would be a good fit.
  • You have to have a career account to continue. If you already have one you can type in your username and password on the next page. If you are a first time user, click on the link to create your career profile and submit your resume for consideration.

Getting Updates While You Wait

You may be able to check the job status of your application by logging into your career account on the job website. If, however, you emailed or mailed your resume, or turned in a paper application, you will not be able to check your status. You can, however, call a manager and ask if they have any helpful information for you.

Who Is Forever 21 Looking For?

The company is always looking for energetic, enthusiastic people to join the team. Each position will have a specific set of requirements detailing exactly what they are seeking for that particular position. You can read this information by looking over the job description during your search. Forever 21 is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate by race, gender, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.

Types Of Jobs Available:

Because the company is so large, there are a variety of job types. Candidates may work in a retail position in the store or in a management position within the store. There are also a number of jobs available within the corporate office environment, such as payroll, operations, or international buying. There are also positions available in the design, production, and distribution sectors of the company, which may involve working in a warehouse or factory.

Age Requirements

There are age limitations for certain positions. The retailer will hire young people under the age of 18 for certain jobs, but only if the candidate meets all other requirements for the position. Minors who are considering submitting an application should make sure they can provide proof of their ability to work legally in their state or country.

Job Seekers Overview:

Employees 27,228
Current Opportunities Unknown
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Awards For Employee Not Yet
Enhancement On Application N/A
Get Response (Avg Time) One Week
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Summary Of The Business:


The first Forever 21 opened in 1984 in Los Angeles, California. At first the store was called Fashion 21. The founder had such great success in the first year that he invested the money in opening more locations and changing the name. There are nearly 500 locations across the globe, including in the United States, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe.

Forever 21 was founded by Do Won Chang and his wife Jin Sook Chang. The original plan for the company was to take fashionable designs from South Korea and market them to Korean Americans in California.

Financial Status:

The retailer is a publically traded company with assets of $1.40 billion. In 2011 store revenue reached $2.6 billion.