Superdrug Reviews

Updated May 7, 2021

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3.3
57%
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73%
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Superdrug Managing Director Peter Macnab
Peter Macnab
347 Ratings
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  • "pay, long hours with few breaks(in 51 reviews)

  • "Forced to sell sim cards, perfumes or register beauty cards to customers that had absolutely no interest in them(in 43 reviews)

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  1. COVID-19

    "Overall good time"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Calgary, AB

    I worked at Superdrug full-time

    Pros

    I do not want to.

    Cons

    Ended due to Covid virus

  2. "Good company to work for during high school / university years"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Superdrug full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Had a great manager. Good co workers

    Cons

    Not all management are competent


  3. "Easy shop job"

    4.0
     

    I worked at Superdrug

    Pros

    Nice staff Management are good

    Cons

    Have to up sale certain products at till Minimum wage

  4. "Good perks, average pay"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Dispensing Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Superdrug part-time

    Pros

    - 30% off own brand and 10% off branded - Offer for technician training

    Cons

    - Pay isn't great - around £9.80 an hour. Boots pay over £1 more an hour.

  5. "Great"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Superdrug part-time

    Pros

    No set weekly hours (can be different days and times each week)

    Cons

    Brilliant company to work for overall

  6. "Nice place to work at"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Store Team Leader in Birmingham, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Superdrug part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of in-store offers and opportunity to progress

    Cons

    It depends on the store you work at

  7. "Superdrug review"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Fragrance Advisor in Cardiff, Wales, Wales
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Superdrug part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some good benefits, opportunities for commissions and progression too

    Cons

    Long and demanding hours sometimes

  8. "Benefits"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Advisor 

    I worked at Superdrug part-time

    Pros

    Good staff discount Management Plenty to do

    Cons

    Sometimes long shifts Minimum wage Lots of overtime

  9. "Good"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Store Assistant in London, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Superdrug part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It is very interesting and fun

    Cons

    I can’t think of any cons

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  10. "Best experience"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Beauty Therapist in London, England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Superdrug part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good nd best rota , best work life balance

    Cons

    No cons at all loved it

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