Me: I understand, sir, but that $40 has already been claimed. It has been pretty stressful because people don’t like that, without a receipt, we have to give them back the lowest price within thirty days. Not only had it been opened, but it had also been refilled with urine. Published on 7/21/2014 at 8:00 PM. I’ll see her in here next week.”. 1. However, her husband removed the tag on the item. A woman once approached me and said ‘I’m looking for a sweatshirt for my granddaughter. I had a heart attack. Area #2 Christmas to register #4.”. See Also: Top 10 Famous Haunted Landmarks You Didn’t Know Were Haunted. (& Judging by the rest of these stories, we should be glad that there was nothing gross or scary in that bag! The best strange but true tales that have to be read to be believed at Mirror.co.uk I managed a RadioShack store in a mall. 1. 20 Retail Horror Stories That Will Make You CRINGE Is it fair to say that I think 90% of us have worked in retail at some point!? Latest offbeat, weird, strange, funny and odd news stories from around the world “I used to work at Forever 21. The exchange goes like this. 20 Weird Retail Shops You Never Knew Existed; 27 Things You’ll Only See At Walmart; 7 Retail Weddings; Angry Customer Horror Stories; Angry Little Kid Trashes Dollar Store; Apparently mobile discos aren't allowed in Morrison's Supermarket; Banned From Walmart; Bloke Caught Urinating In M&S Sparks Police Manhunt Press J to jump to the feed. Luckily I managed to jump out of the way as they plopped onto the floor next to me.”. Oh well, at least it gave them a laugh…! From Plutarch to Gandhi, everybody can find a relatable one. It is the day after Christmas. Read The Balance's editorial policies. Hide No More IKEA is known for its dorm-room friendly furniture, massive showrooms, and tasty meatballs. By Melissa Mason. CHANGING ROOMS ARE NOT TOILETS, PEOPLE! Follow Twitter. Me: Okay, sir. Thanks.”. I worked in the J.C. Penney men’s department in high school. At that point, I’d have thrown it back at her and told her she could keep it! I cleaned my glasses once we got into the truck. Retail Stories: Weird Customers I'm going to start a new segment on this blog, although it'll probably only last for as long as I am in retail, unless I get stories from friends and stuff... Retail Stories will be about all of the crazy stuff that I've heard about, or have witnessed in the store that I work at.I can't give a name of the company, but I can say that it's similar to Marshals. I walked into the stall in question, and there was literally sh*t sprayed on every wall in the stall. These are the kinda days when working in retail, that makes you question your career, your life, the universe…and everything in it. I am overwhelmed with happiness because I figure this will be an easy return. Me: You said two weeks ago. I'm trying to pick up these goggles with only my fingernails, but the case was this weird oval shape so I had to use more hand than I was emotionally ready for. THE BOTTLE WAS STILL WARM. Do you have a receipt? Customer: It could have been months. I can tell you one thing; I’m never shopping here again.”, “Well, I’m very sorry to hear that, ma’am.”, “Oh, please! Me: “Hi, um, I need to get my glasses adjusted. Oh! I’m not trying to do anything. Today is the last day of my job working in a tech department of a computer retailer, and I think I just met one of the craziest bitches on the planet. Really? Retail workers shouldn’t have to clean up after people like this, it’s atrocious. I worked in retail and would often get shoplifters, but we couldn’t do much other than follow them around and if we saw them put something in their purse/bag/pocket offer to place that item at the cash register for them. You learn to just roll with the crazy. How is it the retail worker’s fault!? There’s a lot of truth in the quote; ‘A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person….’. Turn the Planes Off! When confronted, she got argumentative and then ultimately reached up her dress and pulled the necklace OUT OF HER V*GINA and threw it at us. Would you like to check to see if we have another one and do an exchange, instead?”, “I just don’t understand how you can sell me a faulty watch and not try to fix the situation! The funny thing is, the price tags have the dates they were printed on them so she [should] have seen we were telling the truth." No one should have to deal with this kind of utter horror on a daily basis. The other customer gives me the “I’m sorry you’re having to deal with this” eyes. Suddenly, the customer admitted that he’d slammed the trunk himself, but he still felt it was our fault the windshield was damaged. (He tries to see what the ring looks like as I quickly put the bag back in the drawer.). They looked at me very confused and in an effort to play it off, I said ‘It’s not your birthday, it’s Jesus’ birthday!’ They quickly and uncomfortably left the store.”. They keep falling off my face and I’d love to get them fixed. 1. Urgh! Free returns. Yeah, I hope not as well…, “I used to work at a major lingerie chain. ft area and will house more than 7000 home furnishing products. I shrug a little. Watch Queue Queue Ground Zero for bad, embarrassing behavior by otherwise responsible adults. With some black. I was written up because I told my boss I was hired to stock shelves, not clean up sh*t.”. "So I asked my boss what his worst retail stories were and he sent back this: 'Dead employee in the bathroom, dead guy in the dumpster, thief taking off shoes and running away barefoot, sick employee throwing up in deep fryer, lady pretending to be … I go back to help the first customer. SIGN UP TO PEDESTRIAN DAILY. In fact, observing how people are with retail workers and service staff is a big thing for me. My time at the coal face has given me the kind of appreciation for my fellow man that can’t be bought — Cycle Tiger (@CycleTiger1) August 30, 2019. What actually goes through people’s heads at all? It is Christmas; the busiest shopping time of the year. I get a customer at the fine jewelry counter and she seems very nice AND has the receipt! My first real job is at a local boutique which, at the time — the mid-1980s — is still a fairly busy, mostly decent chain. Is it fair to say that I think 90% of us have worked in retail at some point!? The laughter lasted a bit longer, with some of the customers at the registers fervently agreeing. (I pull out the lost jewellery bag, which I had thought was empty, to show I’m not lying) And it looks like we don’t have any lost jewellery. Me: Mhmm. Revenge, together with love and death, has probably amassed the biggest count of quotes and sayings. Reluctantly. 41. I’m a clothing retailer. The back-of-house staff has to help these customers, and though they’re very hard-working, most are quite introverted compared to the front-of-house staff. I inform my manager that I did not yell at her and she said she wasn’t coming back. So I’m certainly not going to do it, to model them for someone else! (I go get the binder and open it up on the back counter and begin to look through it. Would you like to check to see if we have another one and do an exchange, instead?”. Cancel Christmas.”. Acquista online il libro Weird & Weirdo. From Plutarch to Gandhi, everybody can find a relatable one. Get ready for a hurricane of LOL as you read all these funny short stories. My first day, a girl walks in and asks ‘I forget what it’s called, but could you help me find this bra?’, and proceeds to lift up her shirt.”. She walks over to adjust them. This apparently includes retail stores! Va a finire che ti innamori di Freya Dakets in offerta a prezzi imbattibili su Mondadori Store. Customer: “I just don’t understand how you can sell me a faulty watch and not try to fix the situation! I read the sign which asks people to stay back from the counter about five feet and wait for someone to come, so we do just that. “I used to work in the clothing department of a large retail store. Environment Canada has released its top 10 weather stories of the year — complete with hailstorms and "snowmageddon" — and no part of Canada was spared. But the customer didn’t know that. Here are 20 interesting retail shops that you never would have thought existed. I turn the binder away since customers are not supposed to have access to that information. I see the lady walking out the door. Here are the weirdest news stories of 2019. “An elderly lady hit me with her cane because I was out of the ornament she wanted.”. One time a girl went into the changing room with a necklace and came out without it. #floorswallowing, “Last year I was working in retail during the holiday season. They should be proud of themselves. Me: Yes, sir. I’m sure. Get in the bin, you weird, skanky, human cheese wanting freak! There was no tape; we would have had to get corporate involved and I have never seen them take the store’s side over a customer. You never know, this Parrott just may have had a special eye for the right kind of shoes for her! The rug pushes straight into the mirror, which punches through the windshield. I work in an independent pharmacy as a tech and I've come across some pretty crazy customers. Customer: Well it could have taken them that long to find it! (I went and told a supervisor that I had a lost-and-found fisher, someone who tries to get free stuff out of our lost and found to go pawn. 1. & What is it with people mistaking dressing rooms for toilets!? Since she has the receipt and seems nice, I decide to help anyway. #forthesakeofretailworkers. While I loved my co-workers with all my heart, our customers were hell on Earth. We don’t even have batteries here. For many people, working in retail is a rite of passage — often the first job teens work during high school or college. We are, after all, dealing with some pretty drugged up people and there's no telling what they will do! Remind me to NEVER work in retail, ever again, for the rest of my born days….. IKEA says that its new store in Navi Mumbai will employ close to 1200 coworkers out of which 50% will be women, and as much as 40% of its staff will be from the Navi Mumbai area As per the company, its latest store will sprawl across a 5 lakh+ sq. Does the fact that there is actually NO toilet in there, not make them realise their mistake!? She walks over and motions for my glasses. 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