15 Struggles Only People Who Work In Retail Understand

July 1, 2014  |  
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Working in retail can be the worst. But until we find another 9 to 5, lets all vent together shall we? Here are 15 struggles only people who work in retail understand.

Checkout Lines


Dealing with the Head Office Under Any Circumstances

How is this place even still open?

Schedule Requests

I need it bad, boss. I’m hurting.

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Nothing In The Back

So you can go ahead and stop asking. Thanks.

Price Codes

Produce will never be the same again.

Walking Out

Because slavery ends at 6pm.

When You Check the Schedule

And see that you’re working on Sunday again


Every. Dang. Time.

When Customers Complain About the Prices

Not sure what you want me to do…

Morning Shifts

Starting to forget what sleeping in even feels like.

Murder, Inc.

Seriously though. Sick of working here anyway…

When Customers Ask If It’s In Stock In Another Store

Ugh. Fine.


Personal Hygeine

Why do people do this?!



The only thing worse than working there is not working there.



You see I’m trying to go home…

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