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18 Situations That Are Entirely Too Real For Retail Workers

There is only so many times you can hear a customer say, "If it doesn't scan, it must be free."

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3. When a customer takes 100 items into the dressing room and proceeds to leave a huge mess (without buying a single thing):


14. When a customer begs you to open the door after you've closed and the registers have been balanced out:


I am glad you know exactly the ONE thing you need to get, but come back tomorrow during business hours.

17. When you have to work with the ONE manager who is waaaay too perky and into the job:


Hey [interest manger's name here], I know you're ride or die for this store, but, don't act like I wouldn't rather be anywhere else but here at 11:00 p.m. on a Friday night.

18. And finally, when a customer tries to make small talk and asks you what it's like working there, and you must fight every urge in your body to not say your true thoughts:


"Hahahaha, it's OK. We get a good discount." —you to the customer (while screaming internally)