FREMONT, Calif., April 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Men's Wearhouse, Inc. (NYSE: MW) today announced that its Moores operations have been named as one of this year's Best Workplaces in Canada. This list of Best Workplaces in Canada was published in a special national report on Thursday, April 17th, 2014 in The Globe and Mail.
Men's Wearhouse and Moores have taken great measures to implement unique training and recognition programs that promote and encourage employees' development and success, including:
- Integrating employee training and development into the company's corporate culture;
- Fostering a strong appreciation for its on-site tailors;
- Honoring distribution center workers through an Employee of the Month program.
"Our vision statement at Men's Wearhouse and Moores is to strive every day to provide world-class service to our customers and each other," said Doug Ewert, The Men's Wearhouse, Inc. President and CEO. "This award belongs to our employees who exemplify the exceptional customer service that has become synonymous with the Moores brand. Their energy, hard work, and commitment across all levels of the organization are what make our company successful."
This list of "Best Workplaces in Canada" is compiled by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada. The competition process is based on two criteria: two-thirds of the total score comes from a 58-statement survey completed by a random selection of employees, along with their open-ended comments about their organization; the remaining one-third of the score comes from an in-depth review of the organization's culture, including an evaluation of HR policies and procedures. This offers a rigorous representation of the organization from an employee perspective, and an overall portrait of the workplace culture. Together, they provide crucial data relative to the five trust-building dimensions of a great place to work®: credibility, respect, fairness, pride, and camaraderie.
This year's list received over 300 nominations and over 60,000 employees participated in the 2014 "Best Workplaces in Canada" survey.
About the Great Place to Work® Institute
Great Place to Work® Institute is a global research and management consultancy with expertise on workplace transformation and a presence in 46 countries worldwide. Our mission is to improve society by creating better workplaces. We are best-known for our global Best Workplaces Programme, which we produce in conjunction with prestigious media partners such as the Globe and Mail, the Financial Times and Fortune. With more than 5,500 organizations surveyed every year across the globe, the programme is the world's largest of its kind. We believe passionately that any company or organization can become a great place to work. Our mission is to help you do it.
About Men's Wearhouse
Founded in 1973, Men's Wearhouse is one of North America's largest specialty retailers of men's apparel with 1,124 stores. The Men's Wearhouse, Moores and K&G stores carry a full selection of suits, sport coats, furnishings and accessories in exclusive and non-exclusive merchandise brands and Men's Wearhouse and Tux stores carry a limited selection. Most K&G stores carry a full selection of women's apparel. Tuxedo rentals are available in the Men's Wearhouse, Moores and Men's Wearhouse and Tux stores. Additionally, Men's Wearhouse operates a global corporate apparel and workwear group consisting of Twin Hill in the United States and Dimensions, Alexandra and Yaffy in the United Kingdom. Investors can find additional information at http://ir.menswearhouse.com/.
The forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date hereof. Men's Wearhouse undertakes no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statement, except as required by law. Other factors that may impact the forward-looking statements are described in Men's Wearhouse's annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended February 1, 2014. For additional information on Men's Wearhouse, please visit the Company's websites at www.menswearhouse.com , www.mooresclothing.com , www.kgstores.com , www.twinhill.com , www.dimensions.co.uk and www.alexandra.co.uk .
Jon Kimmins, CFO
SOURCE: Men's Wearhouse, Inc.
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