5 Job Skills You Can Take From Retail Into The “Real World” 2nd Edition

‘What do you want to be when you grow up,’ is my first question to all new hires.  We share a chuckle and then they express to me their dreams.  Perhaps it’s the teacher in me, but that night I will sit down at home to check to see how I can help to make thse dreams come… Read More

What A Difference My Barnes and Nobles Makes

Originally posted on A Princess Castle To Call Our Own:
“They really need to cut that hedge,” I complained as I tried to bolt across the small side street that runs just in front of our Barnes and Nobles.  “Oh my gosh, the parking here,” as I turn the corner.  “Of Course, any spots close…

Celebrity Status and Retail

“Johnny and Tim came in the store today,” I could hear his Joe Cool voice through Lydia’s receiver, though she sat a seat over from me. “Who are they,” Lydia had just been complaining to me about the love this keyholder from North Carolina had for himself.  Something about walking into the backroom and finding him… Read More

My Stroll Through Saks 5th

This past year the newly renovated Saks 5th Avenue opened its doors in the Houston Galleria.   When I was in college I frequented this particular location because I had someone in my extended family that worked the beauty counter up front.  I rarely dared to venture further, I felt intimated, much like someone dressed simply like me… Read More

Do You Have Any Star Wars Drones In Stock?

December 22nd 2016 10:00am ::Phone Rings:: Amber: Hello, thank you for calling Brookstone this is Amber, how may I help you? Me: Hi Amber, I know only three days to Christmas in a town full of engineers that this is a shot in the dark, but do you happen to have any Star Wars drones… Read More