Top Retail Reddit IAmA's The latest Retail IAmA's collected from Reddit OtherWe are the group that filed a lawsuit against the NYPD this week over its refusal to disclose information about its face recognition program. Ask Us Anything! I am an actor, director, Chicano art collector, and writer, and half of comedy duo Cheech and Chong. I have a newly released memoir called "Cheech Is Not My Real Name, But Don't Call Me Chong!"

Fri, 05 May 2017 0:00:00 EDT
NonprofitWe are the Impeach Donald Trump Now campaign, AMA! My short bio: I am riding the favorite, Classic Empire, in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 6, at Churchill Downs. Since starting my riding career in 2005 after coming to the U.S. from France, I have won more than 2,300 races and $139-million in purses but never the Kentucky Derby. I will answer questions at noon ET (9a PT) on Tuesday, May 2!

My Proof:

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 0:00:00 EDT
RetailIamA JCPenney Associate in a dying world of retail. Any questions you have about things are done, why stores are messy, how things are on the inside, AMA! I've been an employee at JCPenneys for years. I have seen things change a lot and I want to clear things up to people about how the retail world is on the inside.


Edit 1: That's all for tonight everyone this was a lot of fun. I may continue tomorrow depending on how many and what kind of questions there are.

Edit 2: This was an awesome AMA and I had a lot of fun. I'll have to do another one of these sometime. Thanks for all the questions! I hope I cleared up some things about how retail is done from the inside. Stuff you'll never hear coming from the big guys that run the show.

Sun, 09 Apr 2017 0:00:00 EDT
RetailIamA Grocery store cashier and service clerk AMA! Here's me in the Caesar Man suit!

Little Caesars was my first job, and I really enjoyed it for the most part. I've worked for corporate and for franchises, ask me anything that you may be curious about!

Sat, 07 Jan 2017 0:00:00 EDT
RetailIamA bra fitter at a chain of bra stores. AMA! My short bio: I started in my store as a sales associate, and have completed a bra fitting training program. I have worked through crazy seasons (Christmas!) and also insanely slow periods, where the store might be empty for hours. I've fitted all sorts of boobs, and am a wee bit of a bra nerd! AMA!

My Proof:

EDIT: everyone should know about /r/abrathatfits They are very helpful, knowledgeable, and full of bra suggestions :)

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 0:00:00 EDT
RetailIamA Pet Care Specialist at PetSmart, AMA! I'm the person that you interact with when you need to purchase fish and/or live insect feeders. Most of my time, however, is spent taking care of all of the birds/small animals/reptiles/fish in the store. A lot of people hate us and a lot of people love us. So, go ahead and ask me anything you want!


Mon, 29 Feb 2016 0:00:00 EDT
RetailIamA Verizon Rep and have worked for every major carrier! AMA! My short bio: I am currently a sales rep for Verizon and I have worked for every major US carrier (Sprint, AT&T, Verizon).

My Proof:

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 0:00:00 EDT
RetailIamA Mate (manager) at Trader Joe's!! Ask me anything :) I work at Trader Joe's and love every minute of it. Feel free to ask questions about products, how the store works, why we are so awesome, money, about the job etc.. anything you want. My collection of shirts (I have more that are being cleaned) and my name tag.

Edit: To answer some quickies:

Yes the job pays well, but yes it is hard work. Boxes come in up to 40 lbs and we are moving several hundred throughout the day. Yes, employees get a crew discount on all products. Yes the people are really, genuinely happy to work there. Yes the parking lots suck.

Thu, 10 Sep 2015 0:00:00 EDT
RetailI work in a Pawn Shop in the second biggest ghetto in Bulgaria AMA! My short bio: I study computer science, second year and I currently work for a pawn shop in Stolipinovo, Plovdiv. You can ask me anything about my work, life or anything else you can come up with.

My Proof: Edit: Didnt expect this, thanks everyone. Thank you for the gold I will spend it wisely

Sat, 21 Mar 2015 0:00:00 EDT
IamA 21 year old girl suffering from an incurable and sometimes untreatable condition called POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome) uodates and more, AMA! Hello again everyone. I posted this link last year and I thought I would give everyone an update.

It turns out I also probably have lupus or something like it. They are running the test this month. Since the last post I have gotten better, but there are still many issues and I have to go to the doctors four times a year. I just wanted to raise awareness again and am willing to answer any questions.

Edit: Here are a list of my symptoms include: Lightheadedness, Fainting or near fainting, Palpitations, Tremors, Shortness of breath, Chest pain, Multiple stomach issues, Insomnia, Tachycardia, Exercise intolerance, Anxiety, Flushing, Blood pooling in limbs, Intolerance to heat, Feeling cold all over, Low blood pressure upon standing, Cognitive impairment (aka difficulties concentrating and brain fog), Hypovolemia (low blood volume), and muscle pain.

Proof: Last years post

Sun, 04 Jan 2015 0:00:00 EDT
RetailIamAn overnight stocket at Wal-Mart. I've seen some stuff. And things. AMA! Short story is I got hired a few months ago, got offered the overnight stocking shift from 10pm to 7am, and been doing it since.

If you think Wal-Mart is bad in the day, you have no idea.

Any questions about in general working there is cool, too.


No names, or store numbers pls.

EDIT: Well it's almost 2pm which is more like 2am for me and I work tonight, if theres a lot of questions when I wake up i'll keep answering them through tonight. I'll probably figure out what gold is by the time im back.

Tue, 30 Dec 2014 0:00:00 EDT
IAmA former Wal-Mart Logistics employee, the lesser known side of Wal-Mart AmAA I will answer as many questions as I can I go into work at noon and will return at 9. AmAA

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 0:00:00 EDT
IamA Amazon warehouse returns associate. I process the things you were not satisfied with. Ask away! Hello, reddit. I process returned merchandise that you didn't like. Please, ask me a question and I'll answer it, at least within the best of my ability.

You guys had some great questions last time! Hopefully I have more experience under my belt to better answer more of them. People like you keep us alive, and for that, I'm grateful for my position. That's why I treat every return as if you were speaking to me personally.

I won't lie, sometimes it's hard work, and I can get annoyed with obvious fibbers, but sometimes people honestly received a B.S item and want their money back understandably. As my orientation video stated, we are absolutely obsessed with customers and will do anything in our absolute power to get you your money back in a timely fashion.

There is a person on the other side of your return comments. If I'm processing your return, you can rest assured at least one associate is reading them.

Again, ask away.

EDIT: one thousand apologies to the thread. I had an emergency I had to take care of, and when I started this AMA, I had gotten off an 11 hour shift. I'm up, have a cocktail ready, it's my day off, and I'm going to answer your questions. again. Sorry!

edit: proof

My last AMA was taken down because I didn't provide proof in a reasonable amount of time. Sorry about that. It's open again, and I'm only linking it to show which questions were asked. I was Okay-ed to submit another one, so that way users who might not have seen it can.

edit: I don't expect this thread to "boom", just honestly figured I would clear up things. It's fun for me. It has slowed down, so I'm going to play Twilight princess and check the thread periodically. I know it's an old game, but I bought it yesterday and never played it! So if you're reading this, consider this thread open indefinitely. I'll answer your question. I promise.

edit: answering questions still in my inbox! Please give me a chance, I'll get to your question as soon as I can. You guys have some good ones!

Just want to add that my opinions do not reflect that of Amazon. I'm just one worker.

edit: phew, I've been answering questions for a straight hour! I'll keep at it, please don't take it personal if I don't get to yours right away!

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 0:00:00 EDT
IamA Walgreens "photo specialist", and I've seen some s***... AMA proof:

I've been working for the company since February of 2010, 3 stores total. I've witnessed things from totally nude photos coming it to people aged 6 to 70 popping on the floors..

I've since worked up to "photo specialist" from my original position as store clerk and am willing to answer your questions. I've rung up lots of odd people and had conversations with some of the higher ups of Walgreens. I've got lots to tell, so ask me anything!

Edit: WOW. This AMA blew up bigger than I could have ever imagined. Front Page, 2600 karma, and I was gifted with gold in 3 different comments. Can someone take some screen shots of the front page for the memories?

Thanks strangers. Reddit is awesome. If any other questions are posted, I'll get back to them as soon as I can.

Also, in the interest of saving face, I'd like to add that I do not represent Walgreens and the statements and opinions posted belong to me. Not the company.

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 0:00:00 EDT
IamA drive through liquor clerk in Australia AMA I work in a fairly busy drive through liquor store for a large(40-50 stores) chain company , it's a Sunday night so I'm on my own for the next 2 hours. Currently at work so the replies may be delayed. First time posting on reddit so go easy! Kgo


EDIT: Wow this is getting so many replies, So much fun! Thanks guys

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 0:00:00 EDT