Customer: Do you have any rock salt?
Me: No, I’m sorry; the only thing I have is…
Customer: Just show me what you’ve got!
~ I walk the customer to our product. ~
Me: This is the only thing I have. It works really well, and you don’t have to use very…
Customer: No, I’ve got that!! What I’m looking for is rock salt!
Is it just me?
Am I the crazy one?
have to get to take a shift at register. Generally, I don’t mind, because I like to interact with our customers. And it can get real interesting up at check-out. A few days ago, for example, a guy came in looking for a specific kind of cigar. I say guy. He looked to be at least 80, but maybe that’s just a result of his lifestyle.
This is an accurate account of our sparkling conversation. I know because it was so good that I wrote it down right afterwards. You’re welcome. continue reading…