Wednesday 2 December, 2020

12 things that drive Lucian sales assistants mad

How many times a day do sales assistants want to say this?

How many times a day do sales assistants want to say this?

Customers tend to complain about receiving poor or bad customer service in St Lucia, but what about looking at the story from the other side?

What drives sales assistants in clothing stores up a wall?

Here are 12 things that drive sales assistants bonkers, especially in these COVID-19 times.

1) Customers putting on their masks when they get through the door of the store instead of outside before entering.

2) The ones who walk straight past the sanitization station like they are not accustomed by now. "Sanitize please!"

3) Sales assistant "Can I help you?" Customer "No. I'm just looking" FEW MOMENTS LATER "Weh all the people that working here? Ya'll have small in dat?"

4) "Can I try this on?" - A customer with a face full of makeup holding up a white shirt 

5) "This has white marks on it, I want a discount!" - A customer who tried on a black dress while wearing white solid deodorant

6) "My girl the small not fitting, you have a medium?" *brings medium and large* "I not wearing large even if my belly looking big" FEW MOMENTS LATER "The medium too small, let me try dah large my girl"

7) "Masiay it so hottttttt" *gulps water with mask under her chin* "I sweating how much deh" *gulping down more water and walking past the signs in the store that say: 'No Drinking in the Store. Masks must be worn at all times in the Store*

8) "That for $80? Ya'll does get these things next to nothing and want to come and charge people an arm and a leg." Sales Assistant: "My lady I only work here. Talk to my boss." 

9) "Ya'll have pink in data?" Sales Assistant: "All the other colours finish, we only have what you see there." Customer: "Oh! *looks at the yellow, black and green dresses on the rack* So ya'll don't have red either?"

10) "We only have Medium and Large in this dress now." Customer: "So you don't have blue, not even a small in the blue?"

11) "It's $35 each but give me $60 for the two." Customer: "Just give me that for $50 uh?!"

12) *opens phone and shows assistant a picture* Sales Assistant: "That sold out." Customer: "But how it on ya'll page and it sold out." Sales Assistant: "As those came they sold like hot bread." Customer: "Ya'll sure ya'll not hiding one in the back for one of ya'll friends?" *goes to ask another sales assistant the SAME, EXACT QUESTION and show the SAME, EXACT PICTURE*

Which customer are you?

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