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The 20 Best Consumer Goods Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (June 2021)

Looking for a new job in consumer goods? Check our list of the most female-friendly employers in the industry, as rated by the women who work there.

InHerSight's list of the best consumer goods companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Consumer Goods companies on this list have 20 or more submissions as of June 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best consumer goods companies to work for

Mary Kay Inc. is a cosmetics company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Mary Kay Inc.:

"I am a self employed private contractor. so I don't work in the corporate office but I do know a few things about their practices. I chose indifferent on several questions eithe…"

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Watkins Wellness is a consumer goods company headquartered in the Vista, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.6 stars) and support for diversity (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Watkins Wellness:

"Great company, leadership; they truly care about all of the employees."

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Patagonia is a sporting goods company headquartered in the Ventura, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.8 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

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Malouf is a consumer goods company headquartered in the Logan, UT area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.6 stars) and sense of belonging (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Malouf:

"Malouf is a great place to work because it is a company that cares not only about their product but about their people. They are continually looking at ways to improve in all area…"

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lululemon athletica is a retail company headquartered in the Vancouver, Canada area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.7 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for lululemon athletica:

"Lululemon is an incredible company to work for. I learned so much from being there. The only reason I left is because I needed to be able to have a job with more flexibility on we…"

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Hasbro is a consumer goods company headquartered in the Pawtucket, RI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Hasbro:

"Hasbro is welcoming, fair and truly wants to create the best work environment for its employees, regardless of gender."

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Zappos is a retail company that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and social activities and environment (4.7 stars).

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General Mills is a consumer goods company headquartered in the Minneapolis, MN area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for General Mills:

"The company offers 4 months of paid leave for new moms, and 3 months of paid leave for new dads."

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Custom Ink is a retail company headquartered in the Fairfax, VA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Custom Ink:

"This company strives to make all employees happy and keep them healthy. Free healthy snacks, catered food days, on site gym, standing desks, work from home options, and free mens…"

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Vera Bradley is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the Roanoke, IN area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.5 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Vera Bradley:

"Vera Bradley is such a kind company! It was my first job out of college as a CSR and the job was stressful in dealing with customers everyday for 40 hours a week. However, managem…"

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L.L.Bean is a retail company headquartered in the Freeport, ME area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for L.L.Bean:

"There are many more women than men in leadership positions in my department. Our unit leader/VP is female and is wonderful at her job. L.L.Bean is a great place for women (and peo…"

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LEGO Group is a consumer goods company headquartered in the Enfield, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

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In-N-Out Burger is a food production company headquartered in the Irvine, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for In-N-Out Burger:

"In-N-Out Burger is an amazing place to work! The company and everyone in it truest cares about your well being."

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Estée Lauder is a cosmetics company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and support for diversity (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Estée Lauder:

"ELC has been so good to me, and I truly could not ask for a better company to work for. I feel fully supported by my colleagues and my supervisors, and I know that any concerns th…"

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PVH Corp. is an apparel & fashion company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for PVH Corp.:

"Absolutely Loved working at PVH in the AR department for 10 years, my hope was to one day retire from that job but a relocation to Florida changed that! Miss my Credit Crew!!"

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Mars is a food production company headquartered in the Albany, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.5 stars) and sense of belonging (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Mars:

"Mars is an amazing place for women. As a woman in engineering I was given many opportunities to progress in my career and mentors to provide guidance."

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Breakthru Beverage is a wine and spirits company headquartered in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Breakthru Beverage:

"Great company"

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Footlocker.com / Eastbay is a retail company headquartered in the Wausau, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Footlocker.com / Eastbay:

"I worked there for many years in a variety of positions and departments, I started at an entry level position and quickly advanced to management. It isn't an easy job but the comp…"

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Nestlé Purina is a consumer goods company headquartered in the St. Louis, MO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Nestlé Purina :

"Great company with strong women role models. Lots of opportunity for development and growth! Great collaboration across teams and focused on agility."

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American Girl is a consumer goods company headquartered in the Middleton, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Girl:

"American Girl values their employees and work hard to make AG a great place to work. This job is perfect for students or someone looking to get some extra work in."

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Companies with at least 20 submissions from current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of June 1, 2021.

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