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Store manager creates Facebook page: ‘Retail Life During COVID-19’

Los Angeles Times 06/08/2020

Samantha Clarke manages a store in Modesto, CA. She recently began a page on Facebook to describe what it is like working in retail at this point in time. The first post included a photo of her bleeding and battered face after she was attacked by a customer angry that the store had just sold its last above-ground swimming pool. “We had the normal upset customer from time to time, but rarely did someone lose their temper and cuss at us,” she wrote of operating a store under the state’s guidelines for social distancing. “Now it’s just daily, sometimes back to back to back.”

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