Annoying things about working in retail (in gifs!)
Like many other people my first job was in a retail environment (yay…) luckily, I now have my current job working in an office so I’m free from these woes! Here are some of the annoying things I came across in my own personal experience.
Coupons. Need I say anymore? They were always a pain to put through the till.
The breaks you get are no where near long enough.
When a customer tries to return something without a receipt… especially when it’s clearly been used.
When a customer’s telling you their life story when there is a massive queue behind them
All you can think about is going home after your shift…
Although you earn minimum wage, so you can’t go too crazy…
If you work in a well known retail company the employee discount is normally only 10%
When you have to get a product from the stock room for a customer, the dark, scary stock room..
When a customer claims a product is a different price to what’s showing on the till. It could be a 10p difference but they still want the money off, making the process of serving them even longer as you have to leave your till to double check.
When a customer comes and messes up a shelf that took you ages to tidy
When someone’s card gets declined…
4 hours feels like 4 days
When you put your hand out for money and they place it on the counter anyway
Last but not least – people who are still wondering about even though the store is clearly closing! And you sort of stand there watching them hoping they eventually get the hint.
Sourced from allthatshimmers.co.uk
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