​10 Things Any Retail Worker Can Relate To
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​10 Things Any Retail Worker Can Relate To

In light of the busiest retail season.

​10 Things Any Retail Worker Can Relate To

1. Saying the same greetings over, and over, and over.

It’s like you're reciting a script… that just so happens to last 8 hours long and repeats everyday.

2. Forgetting to take off a censor.

Then you hear those beeps and instantaneously know what you forgot to take the censor off of.

3. Folding, folding, and some more folding.

And just when you’ve finished your stack, someone always seems to bring you another pile.

4. And then watching that pile you just folded get destroyed seconds later.

I think if I had a dollar for every time this has happened, I wouldn’t need to work anymore. But what is worse is when they do it right in front of you as you’re in the middle of fixing those shirts.

5. Half of your wardrobe are the clothes from where you work.

I blame it on the employee discount.

6. “Can someone get me a sku?”

Then no one answers you and its just awkward silence between you and the customer…

7. Holiday season recovering

Can the company really not be closed just for one day so we can recover the entire store without it being messed up seconds later? Please?

8. Laughing at what someone said in the head set and having customers look at you like you're crazy.

We’ve all been there… just let it happen.

9. When people return unwanted items from their dressing room… inside out.

They even took the time to hang it up, but still did not bother flip it to the right side.

10. When the register denies an expired coupon and it’s some how your fault.

May your temper remain calm and your manager override it.

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