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Old 07-10-2008, 10:34 PM
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Originally Posted by goozer View Post
Pushy salespeople are certainly not limited to the U.S. Trying going to Turkey or Morocco or Bali where you haggle in the streets with people. Many shopowners, the world over, are reluctant to let a customer leave without buying something.
I think but am not sure it's a little different. In Turkey or Morocco they don't get paid at all, if they don't sell an item. Here in the states you get fired if you don't open enough credit cards in a month or sell X amount of dollars every month for department stores like Macys.
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Old 07-10-2008, 10:56 PM
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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When I worked in retail at H-E-B (Grocery Store). I would be written up and yelled at for not associating with the customers. What alot of people don't know is some customers get offended when they aren't greeted or spoken to; Once I was written up and told on because I forgot to greet one customer and she said I didn't make her feel welcomed or special...
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