21 Struggles Everyone Working in Retail Will Understand

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Here are 20 struggles everyone in retail will totally understand.

1. Everyday now starts like this:

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2. When customers tell you "This product is so much cheaper elsewhere"...

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3. When you have been nominated to do the 'clopen' - close up then open up the following morning:

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4. When it gets to christmas time and the festive music just gets too much:

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5. When someone asks to speak to your manager, suggesting you have no idea what you are doing.

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6. When you are wearing your work uniform and a customer asks "Excuse me, do you work here?".

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7. When a customer thinks this is going to help:

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8. When you suddenly realise you've been in this job way too long:

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9. You are forced to offer promotions that no one wants, meaning customers respond like this:

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10. The horrific moment you look out back for something thats not on the shelf and return to the customer empty handed.

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11. How busy it gets every year around christmas time.

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12. When someone doesn't know what they are looking for, so you just end up staring at them:

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13. When you work in a large store, and people expect you to know where EVERYTHING is.

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14. Customers who wont even say hello or look you in the eye:

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15. When you meet a new employee for the first time:

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16. When you are left abandoned at the checkout and the line starts to get huge:

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17. Realising that these people don't actually exist in real life:

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18. When everyone posts online "cannot wait for the weekend!" and then you realise you work in retail.

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19. When you have to clear anything up:

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20. Having to deal with a rude customer:

How you look on the outside.

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How you feel on the inside.

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21. When someone says your name because its on your 'name badge' and you get creeped out:

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