retail rant

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

Retail Rant 36

I’ve got two cranky old men stories for you today. Because they’re always the best. My cashier was ringing up an elderly couple and with every item he scanned, the man would ask how much it would ring up as… Read More »Retail Rant 36

Retail Life 35

A quick retail rant because I’m not feeling very creative today… One: if you misread a sign and I’m trying to explain to you what it’s supposed to be, don’t cuss me out and storm off. Sign reads “Buy 2… Read More »Retail Life 35

Retail Life 32

         It would seem that I’m more aggravated with my retail job than usual. It’s possibly from putting in so much work for my wish to work from home and write and edit all the time. I feel like I’m… Read More »Retail Life 32

Retail Life #29

            One of my pet peeves about customers is when they blame everything in their lives on us retail workers. They come in the store and yell at us for things that are completely out of our control. It gets… Read More »Retail Life #29

Retail Life 28

            The last month or so of my retail job hasn’t been too awful. There’s the normal “I can’t believe your bathroom’s broken” still happening and the “When are you gonna get more lysol/clorox wipes/rubbing alcohol/paper towels” every few days.… Read More »Retail Life 28