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Review averages

  • 3 employees say

    Excellent (2)
    66.666666666667%
    Good (1)
    33.333333333333%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    4.00
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    0.00

Company summary

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Paper Source is a premier paperie and online retailer owned by Investcorp. We offer a unique selection of fine and artisanal papers, invitations, personalized and distinctive gifts, quirky greeting cards, gift wrap, and custom stamps, envelopes and cards.


The first Paper Source store was opened in Chicago in 1983 to showcase beautiful handcrafted papers from around the world. Through the years, we have grown our product offering beyond fine paper and expanded our reach with the introduction of papersource.com and a wholesale division, Waste Not Paper.


Numbers

Employees

1,001-5,000 employees

Company info

Who we are

Products, services

Our new CEO Winnie Park brings a terrific mix of business experiences in strategy, merchandising and marketing. We are excited to have such an individual that has the skills and the personality to lead this brand, culture, and business towards an even brighter future and continued store growth.

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Retail, Paperie, Paper Company, Waste Not Paper, Gifts, Crafts, Workshops and Private Parties, and Personalized Stationery and Invitations

Company outlook

Our mission is to inspire you to "Do Something Creative Every Day,"​ to spark ideas and provide materials to celebrate life's moments with beauty, humor, originality and personal expression.

Location

For applicants

What we offer

What is special about working for us?

Our goal is to inspire customers to "Do Something Creative Every Day," and to celebrate all of life's moments (the big and the small). A quirky card, chic personalized stationery, an elegant invitation, a beautifully wrapped gift or a festive birth announcement — we believe each offers a unique opportunity for creative expression in everyday life.

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At Paper Source, we are committed to innovation and original design, and offer a selection that allows our customers to express themselves creatively with ease.


How would we describe the company culture?

As we continue to grow as a company, it is important to define our core values from which we develop our culture, our brand, and our business strategies.

d2b05694e08b9e06241a.jpg • Creativity which is innovative, curious and embraces change • Collaborative leadership that is respectful, trusting, compassionate and acts with integrity • Entrepreneurial spirit that is accountable for performance, agile, responsive and resourceful in problem-solving • Customer-centricity; servicing our customers by knowing our customer and their needs while understanding that the customer is also our employee and internal partners • Passion for the brand

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Reviews for Paper Source, Inc.

Reviews - What employees say

4.00 Employees say
0.00 Applicants say
  • 19.Dec 2015
  • Employee
  • FORBES
Company culture
2.00
Support from Management
4.00
Teamwork
3.00
Level of Autonomy
4.00
Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall Compensation for your work
3.00
Office/Work Environment
3.00
Eco-consciousness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
5.00
Job security
3.00
Handicap Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
0.00
Inclusive/Diverse
0.00
  • 20.Nov 2015
  • Employee

Buyer

4.39

What I like about the company

It was a creative fun and challenging environment

  • 04.Dec 2014
  • Employee
  • FORBES
Company culture
2.00
Support from Management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Level of Autonomy
5.00
Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall Compensation for your work
4.00
Office/Work Environment
5.00
Eco-consciousness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
4.00
Job security
4.00
Handicap Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
0.00
Inclusive/Diverse
0.00

Review averages

  • 3 employees say

    Excellent (2)
    66.666666666667%
    Good (1)
    33.333333333333%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    4.00
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    0.00

kununu score comparisons

Paper Source, Inc.
4.00
3 reviews

Industry average (Retail/Grocery/Consumer Goods)
3.05
96,152 reviews

kununu average
3.15
2,187,000 reviews