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The book had several basic editing errors and seemed to be a bit disorganized (which led to repetition, even where it related to retail).
I was pretty disappointed in this book since I expected it to be like an updated version of Barbara Ehrenreich's classic "Nickel and Dimed."
I also find it hard to believe that Ms. Kelly is a working journalist, though she did lose her job before starting this "career" in retail.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book, having been a retail customer for many years, and wondering what it must be like to be on the other side of the counter. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Beth Kennedy
This was one of the worst books I've ever written in my life! What a whiner! What a disorganized group of thoughts! Read morePublished 7 months ago by Tampa Bay Lisa
Everything that can be said about one part-time job seems to be said, then the narrations becomes repetitive and boring. Didn't finish the book.Published 9 months ago by Gadget Collector
Interesting perspective on a world I spent 20 years in. A behind the scenes perspective into a world we spend a lot of time in.Published 14 months ago by Annie883
I worked in retail for years, for the store that eventually came to be known as Circuit City. At that time, margins and commissions were high, but Circuit City always hated high... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Kathie Long
The barrage of criticism that's been directed at this author seems to me almost entirely beside the point. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Salem Alaton
A good insight to the world of retail marketing. It made me more thankful for really helpful salespeople and how hard their job is. A great read.Published 19 months ago by Duck Lady
I read others' reviews before starting this book, and though I am glad I read it, I am just so disappointed. Read morePublished on January 2, 2013 by AT