5 Types Of Holiday Retail Customers
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5 Types Of Holiday Retail Customers

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5 Types Of Holiday Retail Customers
Meatless Monday

Since being home for holiday break from college, I've started my job at a popular retail store. Especially around the holidays, a variety of customers can be seen. Based on what I've noticed, here are the five types of retail customers that spread some extra cheer during this time of year.

1. The Person Who's Had Way Too Much Coffee

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The bugged-out eyes. The speed-walking around the store. This customer is ready to go (at least until their caffeine buzz wears off).

2. The Person That Loves Christmas a Little Too Much

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These customers are decked out in holiday sweaters, reindeer antlers, and even sing along to the carols playing in the store. Christmas is their time of year.

3. The Mall Walkers

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Opening the store in the morning is one of my favorite times to see the collection of mall walkers. Many of them are regulars who start to recognize me after a couple days, so it's nice to see a friendly face now and then.

4. The Person That Insists on Using ALL Of Their Coupons

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"No, we cannot use all ten of these coupons on the same purchase. Yes, you can do ten separate transactions. No problem." *cringes inside*

5. The Person That Forgets Gift Receipts

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"Yes, of course I can print a gift receipt for all twenty items you've purchased. Each receipt separately? Sure thing."

As much as this time of year can be a struggle, I love my job in retail and am so happy to be working this year. Happy holidays!

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