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24 Things You'll Relate Too On A Deep Level If You’ve Ever Worked In Retail

Because customers, mostly.

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1. There will be days when you're outnumbered and shit out of luck.

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2. There will be moments when customers will make you want to head-butt the register in frustration.

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3. There will also be times when your coworkers will probably want to head-butt you.

Not my shift, not my problem, yet.
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Not my shift, not my problem, yet.

4. But, everyone turns the phoniness up a notch once customers arrive.

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Particularly your manager.

5. It is ESPECIALLY gratifying when your manager has your back...

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6. ...because lordt knows they're not always on your side.

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7. How about when a customer fucks up all the folding you've done?

Ughh, it's a daily struggle seeing that happen.
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Ughh, it's a daily struggle seeing that happen.

8. You also have to deal with some really annoying questions almost daily...

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9. ...and some pretty annoying answers as well.

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10. On the bright side you've learned how to multitask.

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11. You've learned how to smile better than anyone EVER.

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12. And you've learned the customer is always right.

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13. Even when they're obviously fucking not.

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14. But, you gotta cherish those small victories.

When 1st shift workers see 2nd shift workers 😂

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15. Because after a couple years of dealing with so many shitty people, you no longer give AF.

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16. NOT. ONE. SINGLE. SOLITARY. FUCK.

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17. It would be a whole lot easier if people practiced the golden rule though.

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18. Because those customers make a world of a difference.

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19. And, at least you have a group of people that work as hard as you do with shared experiences.

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20. You would like to play it cool because you never know what a shopper is going through in their life.

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21. But, like at the same time good riddance you know?

extremely rude customer after yelling at me over something tiny: I'll take my business elsewhere me (inside): Ok… https://t.co/h6yIaMBDwC

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;)

22. But, then it's finally time to go home and all is well in the world.

The face you make when you realise your shifts finally over 🙌

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23. And since you’re off you might as well shop around a bit — I mean you do get an employee discount. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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