About PacSun

PacSun is a popular clothing store which can commonly be found in malls. To date the company has built over 800 stores across America. The store mostly focuses and surfing and skateboarding clothing products however they do dabble in various other product genres. The name of the store is an abbreviation of its full name which is Pacific Sun Wear. And its official full name is Pacific Sun Wear Of California.

The company was founded by John Hopkins and John Moore in 1980. Their idea was to “Bring the beach to the people”. This explains why their first store was not built anywhere near a beach but actually Las Vegas. Starting out Tom established himself as the surfer poster boy for the company, while John handled the business end of the company. John’s history as a CPA and commercial mall broker gave the new company a big advantage. After their initial success they quickly branched out to many locations across America and Puerto Rico.

Today the company sells all the most popular surf and skate brands. They have been embraced by companies such as Quicksilver, Hurley, Billabong and countless others. The store is ideal for anyone interested in sports related to surfing and skateboarding.

Since this is a website based on helping people become employed with PacSun, we’d be remissed if we didn’t provide you with some employment details about the company.

For starters the store is an ideal work environment for anyone interested in the sports mentioned above.  Age work laws may vary in your state however the typical age requirement is 16. Check with your local state laws.

Despite the fact PacSun is considered a hip company, they do not discriminate by age. Meaning if you are 16 or 66 you have an equal chance of being employed by the company. All that matters is you’re a passionate worker. With that being said one thing that will help you get hired is experience in retail and an affinity for surfboarding and skateboarding clothing brands.

For more information and to print your own PacSun application please view our article “The Application”. Thanks for viewing and good luck.

Store Hours:  The Store is open Monday-Friday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm. Saturday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm. And Sunday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm.

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