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8 Priceless Things You Learn Working Retail

Aside from how to drown out the same songs that the store plays over and over.


I went into 2018 with the goal of getting my first job and am now working at an unnamed retail store for over half a year and decided to make a list of something that you don't fully learn until working retail yourself

Middle age – elderly women are THE WORST customers 

I have never had a problem with a customer that was a man or that was under 40, so I am truly convinced that it's (almost) impossible to have a positive experience with an older woman. They truly think that they are right about everything and can do your job better than you

Black Friday really is the worst holiday 

Setting up for Black Friday is just one reason that I now HATE the holiday (yes I will still go shopping because I also hate myself). It is also the ultimate form of stress for everyone at a retail store because you have unbelievable sale goals from corporate and you have impatient customers and tired associates. It is a disaster waiting to happen.

Theft is an everyday occurrence in every store 

My favorite thing is that the customers think they are being slick but really they have already been reported and will more than likely not make it out of the door with the items they are attempting to steal. truly. At my store we have HUNDREDS of cameras so like please just give up that Nike hoodie — it isn't that cute anyways

The customer isn't always right 

I can not tell you how many people have gotten upset with me because of the price of an item. As if a sales associate gets a say in how an item is priced! Also if you don't like a price on an item, why bring it up to checkout anyways?

Just as much as customers talk shit about you, you will talk shit about them to other co-workers 

The break room at my work is one big gossip session about the impossible people we deal with daily and its honestly the best stress reliever to just be able to let out all your frustration with coworkers.

If you work fitting rooms, they will never be clean

I swear no matter how many times I run clothes back and clean out the rooms, the racks fill up in 0.2 seconds and a lot of the time it's like 6 sizes of the same thing as if they really didn't even know close to their size.

How to perfect the "customer service voice and smile"

No, I am not that happy and yes, I am also uncomfortable, but if my boss sees me not smiling, I'll have my ass handed to me.


Standing on your feet for eight hours and running around a store all day and adhering to all the customers needs takes a toll on you. It's not easy, and a lot of people don't take the into account

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14 Stages Of Buying Jonas Brothers Concert Tickets As A 20-Something In 2019

"Alexa, play "Burnin' Up" by the Jonas Brothers."


In case you missed it, the Jonas Brothers are back together and, let me tell you, they're giving us some major jams. For those of us who were there when it all began back in 2007 with their first album, It's About Time, this has been one of the most important events of the year. But nothing, and I mean nothing can rival the excitement every twenty-something felt as the Jonas Brothers announced their Happiness Begins tour. I, for one, put my name in for ticket presale, have been following every single social media site related to the tour/group, and, of course, listening to the Jonas Brothers on repeat. And if you did manage to snag tickets, then you know that this is how your brain has been ever since they announced the tour.

1. Finding out that they're going on tour

2. Hopefully entering your name into the lottery to get presale tickets

3. Finding out that you actually get to buy presale tickets

4. Impatiently waiting for your presale tickets by listening to their songs on repeat

5. And remembering how obsessed you used to be (definitely still are) with them

6. Trying to coordinate the squad to go to the concert with you

7. Waiting in the Ticketmaster waiting room...

8. ...And feeling super frantic/frustrated because there are about 2000 people in line in front of you

9. Actually getting into the site to buy the tickets

10. Frantically trying to find seats you can actually pay for because, let's be real, you're twenty-something and poor

11. Managing to actually get the seats you want

12. Joyfully letting your squad know that you've done it

13. Crying a little because all of the dreams you've had since 2007 are coming true

14. Listening to every single Jonas Brothers song on repeat (again)

If you, like me, have finally fulfilled one of your dreams since childhood, then congrats, my friend! We've made it! Honestly, of all the things I've done in my adult life, this might be the one that child me is the most proud of.

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10 Things Vegans Can Actually Do And Eat At BBQs This Summer

Sometimes a veggie burger beats a hamburger any day.


Everyone loves BBQs, they are the staple of summer. And that includes Vegans!

They love BBQs and there is so much for them to do and eat at BBQs......

Actually, there isn't.

There is nothing Vegans can eat BBQs. The risk of cross-contamination is simply too high.

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