Large Retail Stores Facing Employee Shortages this Holiday Season

Large Retail Stores Facing Employee Shortages this Holiday Season

It’s a nice problem for the economy to have, perhaps, but it’s not nearly as appealing for the stores that are facing serious shortages of workers. As the holiday season rapidly approaches, Target, Wal-Mart and TJ Maxx have all boosted wages and made noises about not being able to get enough workers employed. Raising Wages Working in a retail job at Target or Wal-Mart isn’t necessarily prestigious, but it does bring in a paycheck. Fortunately for workers, those paychecks are going up just a bit. Wal-Mart has adjusted its starting wage to $9 per hour and Target quickly followed. TJ Maxx, another...
Some of the most complained companies

Some of the most complained companies

Everyone runs into bad service now and again. We buy something and it breaks or we try to reason with a customer service representative and get absolutely nothing for our efforts except a headache. On the flipside, most companies expect to see some complaints from time to time, but most companies are very conscientious about keeping complaints to a minimum and pleasing the customers. In fact, more customers than ever are including contact information in their complaints so that stores can fix problems or address concerns directly. How successful this is varies by company, of course. But sometimes despite their best efforts...

Bad customer service for shoplifters

EFFIN SECURITY GUARD ASKED ME TO LEAVE STORE One of our complaints appeared to be so peculiar; we could not resist quoting all of it here: “Okay I was banned from your Orange, California store for shoplifting okay. I did not think the person who told me i was banned was there today and i wanted to buy a chocolate bar so i went to the store i was banned from to buy some effing chocolate bar and the effing security guard who arrested me on june 3 2010 told me that i was banned and I had to leave. I did not even get to buy my effing...