adventures in retailing

[ADVENTURES IN RETAILING] Needles to the Thieves

Once again today, I was put over at self checkout. While, much to my surprise, I initially liked the area, I have begun to heavily dislike it. I don’t know if the amount of customers who can’t use the machines properly has started to get to me, the fact that one of the co-managers decided …

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[ADVENTURES IN RETAILING] Last One Open

Ah, retail. Back in January, we had what I called an “abundance of cashiers”. That means we had more than enough cashiers. We had most of the registers open throughout the day, lines remained short, returns were collected and sorted early throughout the day, and, perhaps most notably, we had MANY of them staying 30 …

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[ADVENTURES IN RETAILING] Stomach Churning Annoying Days

For some reason, I’ve been feeling sick at work. I don’t know if I’m actually sick or if my mind realizes I have about a trillion other things I want to do and feel like spending 7 or 8 hours cashing people out isn’t worth the time (4 or 5 hours would definitely be worth …

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[ADVENTURES IN RETAILING] Greedy Thursday & Black Friday

For a bit now, I’ve been wanting to do a series of posts called Adventures in Retailing, in which I, a retail employee, talk about my experiences with retail. I won’t be writing these everyday. Just on the days I feel like they’re necessary or I feel like it. Some of the posts will be …

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