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Retail Hell: How I Sold My Soul to the Store: Confessions of a Tortured Sales Associate

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aI think you left these behind, a I said, handing them to her. This happens all the time when women try to return bags theyave used. Tampons, lipstick, coins, Tic Tacs, and condoms are the top treasures found.

aGreasya let out a sigh, as if I were the problem. aI was just trying my things in it. I really donat see what the problem is here. Itas none of your business what I keep in my handbag.a

It is when my commission is at stake Iam not your Designer Handbag Rental Service My name is not BagBorrowOrSteal.com

Enter Freeman Hall, an aspiring screenwriter who sets out to realize his Hollywood dream, but instead plunges into the seventh circle of Retail Hell when the rent comes due, selling animal-hide Hobos and overpriced clutches to Lookie-Loos and Picky Bitchesabut always with a sunshiny smile.

Freeman toils in the handbag (thatas handbag, NOT purse) department of the Big Fancy department store, where he sees, hears, smells (and unfortunately, feels) it all Here, he provides a trueaand truly shockingaaccount of life from the other side of the handbag display. From early-morning RA-RA RALLIES to the craziest crazy-lady customers, Freemanas horrific and hilarious workday tales redefine Juicy Couture.

As Freeman begins to plots his escape, he realizes that despite the Big Fancyas lax return policy, for him, there really may be no returns . . . no exchanges . . . no way out.

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Hall is an aspiring screenwriter who sets out to realize his Hollywood dream, but instead plunges into the seventh circle of Retail Hell when the rent comes due. Here, he provides a true--and truly shocking--account of life from the other side of the handbag display.

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From Act I:

I think you left these behind, I said, handing them to her. This happens all the time when women try to return bags they've used. Tampons, lipstick, coins, Tic Tacs, and condoms are the top treasures found.

Greasy let out a sigh as if I were the problem. I really don't see what the problem is here. It's none of your business what I keep in my handbag.

It is when my commission is at stake I'm not your Designer Handbag Rental Service My name is not BagBorrowOrSteal.com

This is a place Freeman Hall, a twenty-year veteran on the floor, knows well. While delivering side-splitting stories alongside brutally cynical commentary, Freeman recounts his most shocking experiences in Retail Hell--and in this paperback edition, readers get even more

From the time he was attacked by a customer's four-year-old, who grabbed onto his leg like a poodle and wouldn't let go, to the day he found the fitting room walls covered in s**t, Freeman has seen and heard (smelled and felt) it all Horrifying and hilarious, this behind-the-scenes look at what really goes on at the Big Fancy Stores is rollicking, ready-to-wear wisdom for readers everywhere.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781440505775
Subtitle:
How I Sold My Soul to the Store Confessions of a Tortured Sales Associate
Author:
Hall, Freeman
Author:
Hall Freeman
Publisher:
Adams Media Corporation
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Business
Subject:
Biography/Business
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288

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Product details 288 pages Adams Media Corporation - English 9781440505775 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Hall is an aspiring screenwriter who sets out to realize his Hollywood dream, but instead plunges into the seventh circle of Retail Hell when the rent comes due. Here, he provides a true--and truly shocking--account of life from the other side of the handbag display.
"Synopsis" by , From Act I:

I think you left these behind, I said, handing them to her. This happens all the time when women try to return bags they've used. Tampons, lipstick, coins, Tic Tacs, and condoms are the top treasures found.

Greasy let out a sigh as if I were the problem. I really don't see what the problem is here. It's none of your business what I keep in my handbag.

It is when my commission is at stake I'm not your Designer Handbag Rental Service My name is not BagBorrowOrSteal.com

This is a place Freeman Hall, a twenty-year veteran on the floor, knows well. While delivering side-splitting stories alongside brutally cynical commentary, Freeman recounts his most shocking experiences in Retail Hell--and in this paperback edition, readers get even more

From the time he was attacked by a customer's four-year-old, who grabbed onto his leg like a poodle and wouldn't let go, to the day he found the fitting room walls covered in s**t, Freeman has seen and heard (smelled and felt) it all Horrifying and hilarious, this behind-the-scenes look at what really goes on at the Big Fancy Stores is rollicking, ready-to-wear wisdom for readers everywhere.

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