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A Not Able to Cope With Life Example

When the Elvis Prince from Another Planet Madison Square Garden set was released, I drove from my home in Surrey to the Mall in Langley, where at the HMV, they had some copies and I didn’t buy one because I … Continue reading

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Aborted Outing & Resolution

I took my Mom to the 104th Superstore for their sale and they have updated the store. there is now a security fence, creating a second lobby and a bottleneck for entrance. My Mom is used to being dropped off … Continue reading

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The Exposure/Experience Hurdle – things I learned in retail

“No.”   It is the one word that sets adults off on ranting tangents more than any other. Probably because of the manner in which it is drilled into them as children; The Customer is rarely “right” but they are … Continue reading

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Stop the Job Losses: Boycott Self Serve

It started with Bank Machines, and given the hours of banking, that convenience has collectively cost us our ability to manage our money. Direct Deposit and AutoPayments too. Then it moved into gas stations, which at least in BC, paying … Continue reading

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TTP> T-Toilet Paper> Treaties

A Retail Analyst of some sort said on Global News today that when you are making a purchase in an international chain store, only 18 cents of every dollar stays in the community the store is located in – while … Continue reading

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Retail Trench Tales: Giving the Customer More than they want

I worked at a busy downtown photo copy and print shop. I was running a big litigation job, I was the only person in the store and I had until 10:30 to finish it. I was also waiting for the … Continue reading

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