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Duane Reade Overview

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New York, NY
5001 to 10000 employees
Walgreens
2004
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Retail
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Unknown

Working at Duane Reade

Duane Reade -- the Big Apple of drugstores -- has been swallowed by a big fish: Walgreen. Named after the two streets where its first store was located, Duane Reade is the region's market leader with more than 150 stores (more than twice that of its nearest ... Read more

Duane Reade Reviews

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Duane Reade CEO John A. Lederer
John A. Lederer
71 Ratings
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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Duane Reade full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    15% Discount on in-store items.
    20% Discount on Walgreens Brand items
    Relatively easy

    Cons

    Minimum Wage pay
    No drive to do more than is necessary

    Advice to Management

    Could definitely be better
    Only had issue with one manager out of the 7+

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Duane Reade Interviews

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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Duane Reade (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Well I was in a mass interview and we had a group interview then we were called in for one on one interviews and was hired. They only asked about my customer service experience being as I didn't have cashier experience. They asked if I was ever out in a certain situation which job and how did I solve the problem

    Interview Questions

    • They was hardly any questions. I was asked only 3 questions.   1 Answer
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Duane Reade Awards & Accolades

  • America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2008

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