Anyone who is working in retail knows what a pain it can be, and how little compensation you receive for all the trouble and abuse you have to take. For starters, you usually only make minimum wage, which has not been a cost of living salary for about the past 50 years. That means that not only do you have to put up with one retail job, you most likely have to hold down more than one at the same time.
That means you experience twice as much abuse at the hands of disrespectful and demanding customers as well as incompetent managers and bosses who have no idea what they’re doing. Many of the managers in retail had absolutely no managerial experience before being put into that role, and it is often the case that they manage more from a place of ego that from a strategic or effective perspective. Even though their responsibilities are so insignificant, they have an inflated view of their position and their titles – and they feel like it is their big chance to lord it over