21 problems only retail staff can understand
A new law should be put in place: ‘Before you can complain about your retail experience, you have to work in it first’. People who’ve never worked in a shop simply can’t get a handle on what an absolute ballacheit is. There are some good things about it, the camaraderie, the staff discount…that’s probably it.
To be fair, no two days in retail are alike, every day comes with a new raft of problems to deal with. So when you’re settling down for a 9-hour shift on checkouts, take comfort in the fact that you’ll probably be facing a fresh bunch of idiots than every day. Yippee.
People complaining about how expensive things are
Then trying to haggle with you
Being the only one on tills when there’s a mile‒ long queue
Pretending to be sorry when you really couldn’t care less
Having to stay after the shop shuts because some idiot can’t decide what to buy
People misusing the phrase ‘false advertising’
If an item has the wrong price on it, there’s no legal obligation for the store to sell it at that price. It’s not false advertising, it’s just human error, all they have to do is correct the price.