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Yeah....the problem is that this area got a new VERY HIGH END mall.........that is only about four years old. So everyone (who has money to really shop) now shops there. The Saks is in the old mall (ten years plus old).

lm considering getting my butt over the high end mall.

Ive already had to have it out with two associates on the floor already.........due to their aggressive attitude when it comes to selling.

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Yeah....the problem is that this area got a new VERY HIGH END mall.........that is only about four years old. So everyone (who has money to really shop) now shops there. The Saks is in the old mall (ten years plus old).

lm considering getting my butt over the high end mall.

Ive already had to have it out with two associates on the floor already.........due to their aggressive attitude when it comes to selling.
Definately! What do they have at the high-end mall, what brands? Department stores? You need to scoot your little bum over there.

I never fought w/ my former associates, I was just passive aggressive (kidding, being PA is extremely bad in retail). I just hoped they'd like die or something so I wouldnt have to deal with them....God I hated that bitch...

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I got the job offer before any other store, so I took it.

The new mall has Bloomies, Neimen's, Stuart Weitzman, Gucci, Dior, Burberry, Chanel etc.

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Apply at all of them (not Stuart though, god no)...OMG, apply at CHANEL!!! You're such a Chanel boy!

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I know!! I thought Id give a Saks a go.........but Im thinking NO!!

All we get are sunburned, sweaty tourists who want to price everything and compare it to the prices in the UK.

Well go home and buy it then.

Im constantly trying to keep myself from pulling a Patsy (from the Panic Room episode where shes working at Jeffery's)

"You're too fat. Get out!!"

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I know!! I thought Id give a Saks a go.........but Im thinking NO!!

All we get are sunburned, sweaty tourists who want to price everything and compare it to the prices in the UK.

Well go home and buy it then.

Im constantly trying to keep myself from pulling a Patsy (from the Panic Room episode where shes working at Jeffery's)

"You're too fat. Get out!!"
Thank god we're the only store that has what we have, so we have lots of room to lie and raise and drop prices as we wish...I know...That's bad. I sold a 10k pair of 18k yellow gold hoops w/ 4 carats of pave VVS1 white diamonds, to a man from Dubai, he was so sexy, he had a Breguet watch with at least 30 carats of black diamonds in the face. He was so sexy! We get lots of models too, one of them pissed me off so I told her to come back when she gets off her phone...Puh-lease, get your bony *** out of here w/ your last season Chloe bag...Whatever...I dont know who you are so you're clearly noone!

Thank god for my store, we keep the doors closed, the windows are intimidating. We get very few touristes, and those who do are sooo oblivious until they start looking at the prices and are like this

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpXhNMXx0wo


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LOL!! I'm watching that episode now actually. And have that clip on my myspace page.

It's amazing how much retail makes you want to be a b*tch to other people........even when your job relies on helping them.

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LOL!! I'm watching that episode now actually. And have that clip on my myspace page.

It's amazing how much retail makes you want to be a b*tch to other people........even when your job relies on helping them.
Im watching it too, I have all the series of AbFab.

I know, when you secretly hate your customers but you have to pretend to be nice so you can make that sale...One of them is absolutely obessed with us, she's from like Allentown PA, so she thinks we're sooooooo cooool. And she always calls "just to talk" It's really annoying but we pretty much tell her what to buy, which I dont mind.

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Im watching it too, I have all the series of AbFab.

I know, when you secretly hate your customers but you have to pretend to be nice so you can make that sale...One of them is absolutely obessed with us, she's from like Allentown PA, so she thinks we're sooooooo cooool. And she always calls "just to talk" It's really annoying but we pretty much tell her what to buy, which I dont mind.
LOL. I have them all on DVD too. Im watching the one with the shooting trip to the country.

Bye Bye Baby Bunton. LOL


It is hard being nice. I dont mind a few wrinkles for a forced smile if they are going to actually BUY something, but when they just pop in for a lipstick or a mascara.

Im sorry..........but you haven't bought enough to warrant an actual smile.

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LOL. I have them all on DVD too. Im watching the one with the shooting trip to the country.

Bye Bye Baby Bunton. LOL


It is hard being nice. I dont mind a few wrinkles for a forced smile if they are going to actually BUY something, but when they just pop in for a lipstick or a mascara.

Im sorry..........but you haven't bought enough to warrant an actual smile.
Speak to me honey!! I felt so ghetto popping into Saks/Bloomingdales/Neimans for a fragrance freshening, so I now carry my fragrances w/ me...It was SAs like YOU who made me feel bad for a spritzing of Must de Cartier!!

Im with you completely, Im nice until I gauge them properly you're just...Right there...

HOLY CRAP Laura's apartment on Project Runway is ENORMOUS...I mean ENORMOUS...

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Color me shocked when this hot asian guy asked me about Clive Christian perfumes.

I was like............huh.

And then discovered that an ounce is like $2000


I saw him in a WHOLE new light.

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Ive never heard of that...

Ever...

Is that the couture fragrance house that is all the rage right now?

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Ive never heard of that...

Ever...

Is that the couture fragrance house that is all the rage right now?
I dont even know that much about them.

http://www.saksfifthavenue.com/main/...live+Christian

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^ clive christian is a bloke who makes kitchens, then he got an ego and bought a defunt british perfume company- the black one is pretty good but fragrance wise nothing special- they market themselves as 'expensive means good..."

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OH. Ive seen that brand before, at Harrods I believe.

Thier packaging is cute...(say something nice about mediocre products)


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