My daughter loves shoe shopping! No really, I don't think you understand, when we pass by a Stride Rite store, at the tiny age of 2, she will sit in silent but pleasant protest outside the display window in hopes that her father and I will stop and head in with her. I believe in self-expression … Continue reading Stride Rite:: Durability and Patience
When I was just a young retail sapling, a customer by the name of John entered the store. His clean shaven scalp gleamed as brightly in the light as the Calcite orbs he found himself entranced by. "I want one that's black and white checkered," he would say while adjusting his polo collar. Calcite is … Continue reading Connecting with Difficult Customers
I was nominated for the Blog-aholic Award by the gorgeous and talented Beauty and the Ballroom. If you have not checked out her blog, I strongly suggest it, her adventures in ballroom dancing and day to life are not only enchanting, but her support as a member of the blogging community is met by very few. … Continue reading Blog-aholic Award
This Shopgirl is looking with apprehension at the plethora of upcoming travel in February. I have not traveled since the life changing October trauma in flight, so my nerves are not quite calmed, and as the dates grow closer my nerves turn overwhelming. It does not help that the stress of utilizing any of the check-in processes at the United … Continue reading Tired of Being Overcharged and Under-Appreciated by Airlines
Aspects to Celebrate: 1. Most small box stores do not open until about 9 or 10 a.m. meaning most mornings you will get to sleep in even if you hold the opening shift. The long operating hours also grants more flexibility to accommodate those with atypical availabilities, or those who find a strict schedule too stifling. … Continue reading 12 Aspects to Consider Before Choosing a Career in Retail.