” I need to touch or smell it”- story 4

Now, I know that when you go out and shop, you sometimes have the ability to touch items. But in retail, it seems humanity is the epitome of bad touch.  Time:  1:09 pm Location : Midwest Store: (protected) Area of store : Beauty Observation: There is huge shelf of fragrances.  Most are secured in an…

“I found it like this”- story 3

Working in retail, you will get used to a series of messes. This story is no exception.  Time: 10:23 am Location : NYC  Store: ( protected) Area of store : Coats Observation: Two women decided to try on coats. As they are trying on they just decided the hangers were not good enough. They proceeded…

“But I’m on the phone” – Story 2

Cell phones have made our lives easier but they have also increased the level of rudeness in people.  Time: 12:34 Location: Midwest Store ūüė¶ protected) Area of store: Cash Register Observation: I was covering someone’s lunch break at the cash wrap. I have rung at least about 15 people before she arrives. I hear the…

“Bag lady” – Story 1

People watching has always been a favorite pastime but working in retail only enhances it. Unfortunately, it is not in a good way. I have decided that it would be fun to just talk about the random things you see as someone who works in retail. ( Names have been changed or added to protect…