Shoppers Drug Mart Reviews

Updated 4 Aug 2020

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3.6
69%
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72%
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Shoppers Drug Mart President Mike Motz (no image)
Mike Motz
475 Ratings
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  • "Pushy head office with too many customer promotions(in 73 reviews)

  • "Seniority means little if anything; minimum wage job unless you're on the management track; inconsistent hours; not enough shifts(in 64 reviews)

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  1. "Great job on the side!"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Friendly team - Decent pay - Good bosses

    Cons

    - Not a whole lot to do although I am someone who likes constant work

  2. "beauty expert"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    discounts, makeup, part time work, social job, make commission

    Cons

    always standing, sales oriented for targets

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  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Cosmetician in St. John's, NL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Love the fast paced environment and great management

    Cons

    Can’t recall any cons right now great experience

  4. "Great to work for"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Cosmetician in Greater Sudbury, ON
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great team Nice employee discount Pleasant work environment You can learn and improve yourself

    Cons

    Bad badge open till late

  5. "Great to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cosmetician/Beauty Expert in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    Fun and stress free productive environment to work in

    Cons

    Not very easy to move up in positions

  6. "Main pros and cons"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmacy Assistant 

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    it has user-friendly pharmacy software

    Cons

    hourly rate is in the lower range of average

  7. "Was pretty good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Cashier in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    Good environment, the bigger ones are more stressful. But working at a small one was really nice, I knew everyone who worked there and was comfortable with them. It was pretty nice.

    Cons

    I was a student at the time and sometimes I would be contacted or asked to come in while I was in class, it was frustrating to have to keep reiterating my availability.

  8. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Beauty Advisor 

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    great team nice employee discount pleasant work environment

    Cons

    open till late customers can be demanding can't really decide schedule options

  9. "good"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    friendly and nice colleagues. you can learn

    Cons

    bad wage, not enough for what you do

  10. "Decent Job"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pretty easy job Can change shifts easily

    Cons

    Bad managers Poor pay Same thing over and over

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