9 things you can relate to if you have worked in retail

How many of these things can you relate to? Picture: GETTY IMAGES/MARTIN POOLE

How many of these things can you relate to? Picture: GETTY IMAGES/MARTIN POOLE - Credit: Getty Images

Most people at some point in their lives have experienced the highs and lows of working in retail - but how many on our list can you relate to?

For most people, working in a shop and with customers was their first job and it gives you a great range of life skills. It is also very valuable experience.

But what they don’t tell you when you sign up is all the added extras that happen on a daily basis.

To name a few, the dilemma that arises when a customer has lost their receipt, the stress of cashing up the tills at the end of the day to find the money doesn’t tally up, or when a child loses their parents while shopping.

Ah the joys!


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We have listed the nine things which we think are most common - see how many you have experienced.

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