Superdrug Reviews

Updated Sep 22, 2021

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3.2
53%
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68%
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Superdrug Managing Director Peter Macnab
Peter Macnab
401 Ratings
Pros
  • "good staff discount and access to products(in 102 reviews)

  • "Good discount on own brand products(in 66 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "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. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Superdrug review

      Sep 18, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It was a friendly work environment

      Cons

      Can be very busy in festive period

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Large company with friendly atmosphere

      Sep 19, 2021 - Buying Assistant in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very large and friendly open atmosphere

      Cons

      Head office could be in a more exciting location

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Perfect job

      Sep 16, 2021 - Team Leader 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Staff, Decent Pay, Benefits. such as discount.

      Cons

      Some Micro Managing A lot of shoplifters

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good student job

      Sep 13, 2021 - Sales Advisor in Guildford, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Flexible work shift - Friendly managers - Easy to take sick days and makeup hours

      Cons

      - Barely any breaks -Have since reduced lunch break - Pay is extremely low

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      What is it like to work for Superdrug

      Sep 12, 2021 - Sales Assistant in Sheffield, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I spent a year at superdrug while at university. Pros= good money, nice managers and colleagues. Always knew the rota 3 weeks in advance which was good for planning a social life

      Cons

      Cons= never contracted hours always asked to do more than triple my contracted hours/ was stuck on the tills which I did not like as it was very tiring

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Sep 11, 2021 - Gardener in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good company to work for

      Cons

      Pay is minimum wage unfortunately

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great environmnent, poor work/life balance

      Sep 22, 2021 - Team Leader 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Generally an excellent feeling of team spirit Employee discount Usually opportunities for progression

      Cons

      Poor work/life balance Expected to work most if not all weekends Unsociable working hours in general

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Management

      Sep 22, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good beauty store to work in

      Cons

      The management isn’t great !

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      ok

      Sep 22, 2021 - Sales Adviser in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy job with nice colleagues

      Cons

      Horrendous management and lack of trust in staff

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Money driven company

      Sep 21, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Base pay was alright, shame about the ageism with pay levels

      Cons

      Driven by sales and loyalty cards over customer service

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