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Black Friday

With Christmas fast approaching, today we had the joy of Black Friday. Though an American tradition, it has now worked its way across the pond to little old England meaning today every bargain hunter in the country travelled in hoards to see what they could grab at discount prices. Although I work in retail, I… Continue reading Black Friday

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How To: Survive In Retail At Christmas.

Hello, and welcome to How To Wednesday. (On time this week.) Unless you have been living under a rock, you will know Christmas is fast approaching. If you are like me, you will have been celebrating from the moment you woke up on November the first. I’m a big kid who adores Christmas. From the… Continue reading How To: Survive In Retail At Christmas.

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Seven Stupid Questions – The Joys Of Working In Retail.

“There in no such thing as a stupid question.” That’s what my school teachers used to say. My years of working in retail have proven to me, they were wrong. There are in fact many stupid questions. No longer is a sales assistant expected to just sit behind a till and scan shopping. Now, we… Continue reading Seven Stupid Questions – The Joys Of Working In Retail.

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5p Bags – The Law!

As I’ve mentioned many times, I work in retail and the bane of any shop assistants existence is the 5p bag law. For anyone not from the UK , who by some chance doesn’t know abut this,  on the 5th October 2015 (yes nearly a year ago) a new law was issued in England stating… Continue reading 5p Bags – The Law!

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That Friday Feeling

For a shop assistant this means getting up and realising you have to work the weekend. Not one of the best feelings in the world. It bodes for two days of customers, who believe you’re personally responsible for the shop not stocking the items they wish. Children screaming because their parents said no to the… Continue reading That Friday Feeling