retail

Work

What Everyone Does When They're Bored at Work

When you’re bored and underpaid, sometimes taking a long dump is the only respite.
Jordan Foisy
5.20.19
Work

Retail Workers Reveal the Times They've Taken Their Revenge

"When this dickhead went in to pay, I keyed his car. I have no regrets."
Nana Baah
3.29.19
Late Capitalism

Millennials Don’t Love Capitalism but Can’t Stop Using Amazon

"I can't even imagine what could come out next that would even make me change my shopping."
Arielle Dollinger
12.19.18
Retail Nightmares

I Spent 11 Hours at Toronto’s Christmas Market to See if It Could Grow My Grinchy Heart

"I wanted to see if immersing myself in Christmas could push me out of my funk, like how a doctor might try and cure arachnophobia by exposing people to spiders."
Graham Isador
12.10.18
horror stories

How Working in Retail Taught Me to Hate Humanity

"This woman ripped the changing room curtain open and then just watched as her toddler puked up his lunch. She took one of the shirts hanging over her arm, cleaned the kid's face off and held it out to me."
Juli Katt
10.30.18
monopoly

Why the Brutal Death of IRL Retail Should Scare Everyone

Sears just became the latest giant to go under in the age of Amazon. This is getting creepy.
Matt Taylor
10.16.18
Sex

It's Surprisingly Difficult to Sell Your Panties Online

You've likely heard it's easy to make loads of cash on the side selling your soiled undies. It's not.
Mark Hay
8.23.18
Culture

People Tell Us the Most Unprofessional Thing They’ve Ever Done at Work

The bad news is, most of us hate our jobs. The good news is, there’s no shortage of shitty things we can do while hating it.
Jesse Donaldson
8.21.17
British Studies

Explaining the Weird Institution That Is the British High Street

This Christmas, let's remember why Fat Face, WHSmiths and Argos still exist.
Angus Harrison
12.2.16
Stuff

People from the Service Industries Tell Us About their Worst Ever Customers

"There were many instances of games consoles being traded in with incredibly abrasive screen names left on them or porn DVDs in the drive."
Harry Harris
10.17.16
scotland

The Average Scot Drinks 116 Bottles of Wine a Year

Recent public health data suggests that the average adult Scot purchased 10.8 litres of pure alcohol. That's roughly 41 bottles of vodka, 116 bottles of wine, or 477 pints of beer for every adult in Scotland
Nick Rose
5.29.16
Stuff

Yes I Work in Retail, No You Can’t Have Sex Here

Just a quick word: if you consistently get bad service, it's you, mate.
Alicia Tobin
4.10.16
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