• Carol L Schroeder

    Savvy Store Solutions

    Carol Schroeder

    August 24, 2016

    Not Just a Babysitter

    One of my sales reps reported facing a dilemma recently. She stopped in a store she sells to while out shopping with friends, and was surprised to find the young employee behind the counter listening to music on his phone — with headphones on. She was not sure whether she should report this to the shop’s owners, but decided that it was in their best interest, and her own, to do so. After all, her success as a sales rep is dependent upon the success of her retailers. While it is a great idea to offer employment to young people ...

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