Duane Reade Reviews

Updated Jul 10, 2020

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3.1
45%
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Duane Reade CEO John A. Lederer
John A. Lederer
95 Ratings
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  • "Work you around like Slaves, Minimum Wage Pay, Multitasking(in 29 reviews)

  • "low pay rate, management is not that well(in 26 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good"

    5.0
     

    I worked at Duane Reade

    Pros

    Good working conditions and okay hourly pay

    Cons

    They cut hours sometimes, b

  2. "Good place for part time"

    3.0
    Former Employee - CSA - Customer Service Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at Duane Reade part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Management is typically good, things are organized and well structured.

    Cons

    Repetitive work and they do not promote from within often.

  3. "It was ok"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shift Lead in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Duane Reade full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Store discount, gain experience merchandising and a little bit of management

    Cons

    Management, late shifts, have to work holidays

  4. "work environment"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Pharmacist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Duane Reade full-time

    Pros

    Nothing exactly except store discount

    Cons

    benefits are decreasing, closing stores

  5. "CSA"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - CSA - Customer Service Associate 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Duane Reade full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    teamwork, flexible hours, fun environment

    Cons

    fluctuating schedule, hour cuts often

  6. "Short time job"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier 

    I worked at Duane Reade part-time

    Pros

    The customers taught me patience.

    Cons

    The people you work with really make or break your experience but there was a lack of communication between the managers and ALL the cashiers.

  7. "Working at Duane Reade"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Clerk in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at Duane Reade part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people, flexible schedule, Walgreens discounts

    Cons

    Short break, quick staff turnover

  8. "Nice pay"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Duane Reade full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Everything is good. I loved the benefits. And discounts

    Cons

    Chnaged my hours for employee who had kids and then stoled cash n never got my hours back.

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  9. "Subpar work environment"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Duane Reade part-time

    Pros

    Time off PTO Sick time Union Not too demanding in terms of actual work

    Cons

    Management doesn’t really care Upper management isn’t great No one really cares about employees Company doesn’t offer much room for growth

  10. "N/A"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Duane Reade part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nothing to share at the moment

    Cons

    Standing all day at register, no sitting

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