That asshole’s why everyone’s so chipper.
6 Ways Stores Go Out of Their Way to Annoy You (And Why)

#6. “Can I Help You With Something?”
Humans are kind of a pain to deal with, so when it’s not necessary, why bother? This makes the phrase “Do you need any help with something?” the retail equivalent of hearing a cat dragged across a chalkboard.
The Reason: It reduces shoplifting. Retailers can actually scare off some fraction of potential shoplifters just by letting them know that there are employees around with nothing better to do than approach strangers.

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That asshole’s why everyone’s so chipper.

6 Ways Stores Go Out of Their Way to Annoy You (And Why)

#6. “Can I Help You With Something?”

Humans are kind of a pain to deal with, so when it’s not necessary, why bother? This makes the phrase “Do you need any help with something?” the retail equivalent of hearing a cat dragged across a chalkboard.

The Reason: It reduces shoplifting. Retailers can actually scare off some fraction of potential shoplifters just by letting them know that there are employees around with nothing better to do than approach strangers.

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