Excuse me sir, can I help you? Can I help you? ExcusemesircanIhelpyou?
Shopping in real life can be a chore, especially with super duper helpful clerks coming up every five seconds to unzip your pants for you and collect your chin dribble.
One of our readers was in Aldos, browsing for shoes. He was annoyed to be asked if needed help five times. He says, “And then the pitch for special polish, and those devices to maintain the shape of shoes. They said the sales assistants get 3% of purchase price. And stores have to meet certain quotas for shoe accessories.”
Ah yes, the well-documented collision between commissions and customer annoyance.
So then, what do you think is the worst store chain for customer harassment?