Retail Life

Retail Rant

Wow, last time I wrote about my retail job, I had nice things to say about it. And then I had an awful-tastic day. And I’m gonna share it with you. Loading cash app cards is the bane of my… Read More »Retail Rant

Retail Rant 43

I have cleaned bodily fluids off floors, shelves, and the walls (yes, the walls.) I’ve found cups of dip spit, buckets someone peed in, and half-eaten cheeseburgers in my store. But nothing has been as gross as what happened to… Read More »Retail Rant 43

Retail Life 42

Price changes are a pain. We’ve been spending more time changing prices than we’ve spent putting up freight or cleaning the store. And somehow, they’re never all done and we still end up doing price overrides for customers because the… Read More »Retail Life 42

Retail Life 41

If you’ve worked in retail, you’ve had regular customers you loved, you liked, and the ones you couldn’t stand. I’m talking about the ones when you see them walking towards the door you’re already irritated and cringing because you know… Read More »Retail Life 41

Retail Life

Hey, I’m still here and still in retail. Still testing my patience every day. Trying to keep my cool in the face of ignorance and stubbornness. The refusal to believe maybe they read the sign wrong and it could possibly,… Read More »Retail Life

Almost Christmas

Fingers crossed this is my last Christmas in retail. The last twelve years have really turned me into a grinch. Don’t get me wrong, I love giving thoughtful presents to the people I love and care about. But if one… Read More »Almost Christmas

Retail Rant 37

I’ve worked in retail for eleven and a half years. And I’ve learned to keep my cool where other people would yell. I can hold it together and smile and say, ‘have a nice day!’ no matter how much I… Read More »Retail Rant 37