Shoppers Drug Mart Reviews

Updated 20 Sep 2020

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3.6
68%
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69%
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Shoppers Drug Mart President Mike Motz (no image)
Mike Motz
497 Ratings
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  • "Head office changes made working there difficult(in 77 reviews)

  • "Seniority means little if anything; minimum wage job unless you're on the management track; inconsistent hours; not enough shifts(in 68 reviews)

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  1. "Beauty Boutique Expert"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    LOTS of freebies from vendors Not very strenuous Lots of down time when sales are slow Commission

    Cons

    Heavy lifting is required often

  2. "Part-time store manager"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    -Reasonable pay compared to other stores/supermarkets -Ability to change shifts

    Cons

    -Could be very busy -Limited career path (the best option at the moment was to get promoted to a full-time store manager, but it gets very difficult to move up beyond that)


  3. "Good place yo work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Registered Pharmacy Technician in Mississauga, ON

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time

    Pros

    They do provide Good salary

    Cons

    Not the nicest staff. Lots of politics

  4. "*"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Staff Pharmacist in Montreal, QC

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good coworkers and work environment depending on store

    Cons

    Compensation is not always competitive

  5. "Excellent environment to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service 

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    I am really glad that I am working there. All people are friendly and helpful. The working environment is very healthy and encourages more productivity.

    Cons

    Till now I have not faced any negatives.

  6. "Pharmacy"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Assistant in Kamloops, BC

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    Pay, team structure, hours, benefits, patient interaction

    Cons

    computer programmes, workflow, compounding standards

  7. "job experience"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cosmetician in Victoria, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    friendly staff, pretty decent compensation

    Cons

    lack of flexibility in work hours

  8. "Pharmacy Assistant"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Assistant in Milton, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people to work with

    Cons

    Low starting pay, no upwards movement

  9. "Easy to move up"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor 

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    Flexibility in Hours especially as a student, Easy to move up

    Cons

    High turnover will have to be relied on

  10. "Great place to work."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Representative in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time

    Pros

    Friendly working environment with established routines.

    Cons

    Poor on boarding in terms of technology.

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