A typical morning shift consisted of prepping the store for the coming day. This included, but was not limited to, ensuring full stocking of the shelves; preparations of interactional products; ensuring store appearance and function was up to standard, such as registers and cleanliness. The evening shift consisted of the continuous upkeep of the store, and lock up. Of course, the role of sales assistant meant that along with these responsibilities customer interaction and product knowledge was of the utmost importance. The workplace was one of warmth and respect. There was some tension with the management but not much and only as a result of a low staff number at one particular point in time. It was demanding in the amount of energy put into everyday in order to ensure an enjoyable and insightful experience for customers, however, that was also the most rewarding part.
Access to new products, warm atmosphere, stimulating