Compare Primark vs Sports Direct BETA

See how working at Primark vs. Sports Direct compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Primark vs. Sports Direct. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Primark

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Sports Direct

Employee Ratings

  • Primark scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 3361 reviews)
Primark employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 974 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Primark employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Primark employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Primark employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Primark Ceo Paul Marchant
80%
80%Paul Marchant
Primark employees rated their CEO Approval 52% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Sports Direct Ceo Mike Ashley
28%
28%Mike Ashley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Primark employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
46%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
50%
Primark employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 33% higher than Sports Direct employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
17%

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What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Primark.
  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Sports Direct.
  • "No discount" was the most mentioned Con at Primark.
  • "Zero hour contract" was the most mentioned Con at Sports Direct.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 239 reviews)
"Overtime available"(in 124 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 72 reviews)
"Working hours"(in 31 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"No discount"(in 133 reviews)
"No staff discount"(in 131 reviews)
Cons
"Zero hour contract"(in 113 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 60 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Primark full-time

Pros

Great money and nice staff

Cons

Time off is hard to get

Advice to Management

Listen to staff

Current Employee - Shoe Supervisor

I have been working at Sports Direct full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Been with the company 7 years and loving every second of it. And with the scheme thats been added makes working here even better as every ones earnings is in our own hands .

Cons

There is no challenge with working here. Its retail Aslong as you communacate with your staff members you day always become enjoyful

Advice to Management

Keep up the hard work

Job Postings

Primark has 198 more recently posted open jobs than Sports Direct.