Compare Walgreens Boots Alliance vs B&M Retail BETA

See how working at Walgreens Boots Alliance vs. B&M Retail 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 Walgreens Boots Alliance vs. B&M Retail. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Walgreens Boots Alliance

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B&M Retail

Employee Ratings

  • B&M Retail 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)
3.3
(based on 575 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 874 reviews)
B&M Retail employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Walgreens Boots Alliance employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.9
B&M Retail employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than Walgreens Boots Alliance employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.7
B&M Retail employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Walgreens Boots Alliance employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.8
B&M Retail employees rated their Senior Management 1.1 higher than Walgreens Boots Alliance employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
3.8
B&M Retail employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Walgreens Boots Alliance employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Walgreens Boots Alliance Ceo Stefano Pessina
38%
38%Stefano Pessina
CEO Approval
B&M Retail Ceo Simon Arora
87%
87%Simon Arora
B&M Retail employees rated their CEO Approval 49% higher than Walgreens Boots Alliance employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
51%
% Recommend to a friend
73%
B&M Retail employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 22% higher than Walgreens Boots Alliance employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
33%
Positive Business Outlook
74%
B&M Retail employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 41% higher than Walgreens Boots Alliance employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Walgreens Boots Alliance salaries averaged £1,980 higher than B&M Retail.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Assistant Manager12 Salaries
£21,186/yr
Store Manager9 Salaries
£31,883/yr
Customer Assistant22 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Assistant Manager52 Salaries
£17,414/yr
Store Manager48 Salaries
£29,717/yr
Customer Service Assistant27 Salaries
£6/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walgreens Boots Alliance.
  • "10 discount" was the most mentioned Pro at B&M Retail.
  • "Pharmacist" was the most mentioned Con at Walgreens Boots Alliance.
  • "Minimum wage" was the most mentioned Con at B&M Retail.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 35 reviews)
"Staff discount"(in 32 reviews)
Pros
"10 discount"(in 67 reviews)
"B amp m"(in 52 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Pharmacist"(in 19 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 17 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 59 reviews)
"B m"(in 35 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Group Financial Controller

I worked at Walgreens Boots Alliance full-time

Pros

Fast moving organisation with entrepreneurial spirit; lots of delegation; ample opportunities to challenge and change practices and processes; significant exposure to senior management; multinational;

Cons

Not so flexible on working practices, eg working from home.

Current Employee - Retail Sales Assistant

I have been working at B&M Retail full-time for less than a year

Pros

I have been working for B & M in Stevenston for six weeks and absolutely love my job. The staff are so friendly and all the Management Team are excellent to work with. If you need any help you... just need to ask. My job has no stress or worries I just do my job which I love. The career opportunities are amazing they promote from within you can start as a Sales Assistant and work up to Management level.

Cons

I have no cons for B & M

Job Postings

B&M Retail has 60 more recently posted open jobs than Walgreens Boots Alliance.