10 Things Working in Retail Teaches You About Life

9. There is absolutely nothing "in the back"

On the other side of the grass, behind every retail store is a gigantic warehouse full of wormholes to China. All it takes to get an item in a different size is a quick reach into these magical clothing portals and voila—there it is! Except you'll learn fast that the back room is full of nothing but misanthropes and a super-gross toilet. The "office" is a bunch of cobbled together furniture from Bed, Bath, & Beyond and the computer management uses to keep track of sales and make the schedule is still running on Windows '98.

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