Huong Ngo

By Huong Ngo

LifeBuzz Staff

25 Struggles Only People Working In Retail Will Understand.

Working in retail isn't necessarily a fun line of work. From an outsider's point of view, working retail may even look easy. Sure it just looks like they organize clothes/items and ring up people at the cashier, but it's actually so much more than that.

Working in retail is one of the jobs where you'll have the most customer interaction. And although retail work may look easy, keeping customers satisfied, unfortunately, is not. Not every customer is right, but of course the employees can't tell the customer that.

If you've worked in retail before, then you already understand which struggles I'm referring to. If you have no idea what I'm talking about, then well... Pay close attention to the content below. Who knows, maybe you'll even become a better customer out of this.

#1. When they ask you to check in the back for something.

THERE'S NOTHING THERE.

When they ask you to check in the back for something.

#2. When you're right and you finally prove it.

I bet you feel good about yourself now.

When you're right and you finally prove it.

#3. When you avoid eye contact with anyone who needs any assistance.

If I don't see them, they don't see me.

When you avoid eye contact with anyone who needs any assistance.

#4. When you try to make yourself look busy when there's nothing else to do.

Hey, I'm doing SOMETHING right?

When you try to make yourself look busy when there's nothing else to do.

#5. When they joke about items being free when the scan isn't working.

You can joke all you want, but you ain't getting s**t for free.

When they joke about items being free when the scan isn't working.

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