retail

Work

Thirteen Stories from Retail Workers About Times They Took Revenge

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

Instagram Finally Admits It's a Bra Shopping App

With "Checkout for Instagram," the photo-sharing platform becomes what it was always meant for: shilling.
Samantha Cole
3.19.19
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
12.18.18
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
12.7.18
spending

81 Stores That Are Doing Us All a Favor by Staying Closed on Thanksgiving

Black Friday will be here soon enough.
FREE Staff
11.2.18
horror stories

How Working in Retail Made Me Hate Humanity

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

How to Refund Nearly Every Regrettable Purchase You Ever Make

Here’s what you need to know about returning anything from fake Yeezys to a plane ticket you just paid for—no matter what.
Gina Ragusa
10.22.18
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
10.15.18
patents

Walmart Patented a Cart That Reads Your Pulse and Temperature

The system’s designed to monitor shoppers’ biometrics throughout the store.
Samantha Cole
10.9.18
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
8.22.18
money brain

Don't Buy This: You Don't Need Drano, Windex or Other Brand Name Cleaning Products

Making your own cleaners is cheap, easy, and better for the environment.
Gina Ragusa
6.4.18
ruh roh

Walmart Says 'Glitch' Caused Apparent E3-Spoiling Leak, Titles Are 'Speculative'

Walmart Canada's apparent leak included Rage 2, Splinter Cell, Borderlands 3, and more.
Jordan Pearson
5.10.18
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