servicing new/repeat customers on a daily basis, building on a friendly customer relationships, coach/mentor staff on sales objectives for the year, period sales, weekly sales, and daily sales targets. Meet different vendor representatives for store visits on promotions, sales results and up coming school/training for staff. Maintaining schedules request – more... to satisfy staff. The most enjoyable part of the job is the friendships built on repeated customer service!!! – less
Photo Department Manager (Former Employee), Brandon, MB – March 14, 2013
what I've learned at shoppers drug mart is how o deal with anything that can come up from error tills to unhappy customers, staying focused and dealing with each situation as they rise up. Multitasking and to stop and resume work when needed.
A company that lets you grow as a person in the workforce.
Manager (Former Employee), Kingston, ON – January 7, 2013
Pros: 20% discounts
Cons: none...i loved my job!!!
A typical day at Shoppers Drug Mart was never the same. Each customer brings different needs and wants and my job was to meet every one of their needs quickly and efficiently. I loved the closeness of working with my clients and making them happy. And the best part was when they returned time after time to specifically find me and ask for my help and – more... advice. We all worked as a team in Shoppers Drug Mart even though there were definite different areas of the store i.e.: pharmacy, cosmetics. grocery etc. – less
Receiving Supervisor (Current Employee), Edmonton, AB – March 19, 2012
Shoppers was a really good part time and full time job during the summer. Now that I am commencing my first co-op term for university I am searching for a job that will use my experiences in both my previous jobs and school background.
Cashier at the Market Mall Location (Former Employee), Calgary, AB – March 15, 2012
I actually enjoyed working at Shoppers Drug Mart. The people were fun to work with, and the customers were generally nice to the employees.
Unfortunately, I am too literal, and wouldn't give the customers over the limit on sale items. Management had told me that there was a certain limit people could buy at one time, and then would turn right around – more... and tell me otherwise. I don't work like that. – less
Cosmetician (Current Employee), Vancouver Island, British Columbia – March 7, 2012
Good fellow staff . Corporately controlled environment although privately owned. Strict dress codes, very marginal room for personal tastes. Some operational systems need updating,not limited to but including an on-sales-floor tracking system/software for locating stock in transit. Stores need better signage system - Stick on tags would benefit from – more... label covers to improve longevity and selectively printing off only sales tags needed would improve the high amount of wasted signage. Corporate and store management would also benefit from seeking employee input. Wage is comparable to the current retail job market. More flexible scheduling (shorter and varied shifts) would be helpful for those in school and those whom cannot work until midnight or some of the very late hours that Shoppers is open. Reasonable store cleanliness. Regular security staff needed at this particular location. Expired stock auditing would be a good practice at this store. – less