History YMMV / Retail

23rd Aug '17 4:05:46 PM padma56chowdhur
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** Some of the readers were also unhappy about a 2017 story where Cooper suspects that his arch-nemesis Keith Sanzen has been manipulating the inventory results. Not because of the contents within the story, but because of the ArcFatigue, as the story ran for several weeks with lots of padding. Not helping is that this started right after Brice's final storyline (see above), which lasted several ''months''.
12th Aug '17 10:03:01 AM kazokuhouou
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*** There was a lot of backlash too about Brice's final storyline, in which he tried to make amends to Marla, only for her to act really petty about it. Again, the comments about her becoming jaded popped up, with one commenter flat out say this was something ''Stuart'' would do, not Marla. Current and former retail workers, though, can't blame her, saying she didn't even have to help Brice [[spoiler:get the New Hampshire store]] after how he treated her, and given how often he got AesopAmnesia, they're cynical it'll stick, especially since [[spoiler:now he's in charge]].

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*** There was a lot of backlash too about Brice's final storyline, in which he tried to make amends to Marla, only for her to act really petty about it. Again, the comments about her becoming jaded popped up, with one commenter flat out say this was something ''Stuart'' would do, not Marla. Current and former retail workers, though, can't blame her, saying she didn't even have to help Brice [[spoiler:get the New Hampshire store]] after how he treated her, and given how often he got AesopAmnesia, they're cynical it'll stick, especially since [[spoiler:now he's in charge]]. That she only helped Brice out to get back at Mina doesn't help matters.
12th Aug '17 9:56:03 AM kazokuhouou
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*** There was a lot of backlash too about Brice's final storyline, in which he tried to make amends to Marla, only for her to act really petty about it. Again, the comments about her becoming jaded popped up, with one commenter flat out say this was something ''Stuart'' would do, not Marla. Current and former retail workers, though, can't blame her, saying she didn't even have to help Brice get the New Hampshire store after how he treated her.

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*** There was a lot of backlash too about Brice's final storyline, in which he tried to make amends to Marla, only for her to act really petty about it. Again, the comments about her becoming jaded popped up, with one commenter flat out say this was something ''Stuart'' would do, not Marla. Current and former retail workers, though, can't blame her, saying she didn't even have to help Brice get [[spoiler:get the New Hampshire store store]] after how he treated her.her, and given how often he got AesopAmnesia, they're cynical it'll stick, especially since [[spoiler:now he's in charge]].
12th Aug '17 9:54:18 AM kazokuhouou
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*** There was a lot of backlash too about Brice's final storyline, in which he tried to make amends to Marla, only for her to act really petty about it. Again, the comments about her becoming jaded popped up, with one commenter flat out say this was something ''Stuart'' would do, not Marla. Current and former retail workers, though, can't blame her.

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*** There was a lot of backlash too about Brice's final storyline, in which he tried to make amends to Marla, only for her to act really petty about it. Again, the comments about her becoming jaded popped up, with one commenter flat out say this was something ''Stuart'' would do, not Marla. Current and former retail workers, though, can't blame her, saying she didn't even have to help Brice get the New Hampshire store after how he treated her.
11th Aug '17 11:02:42 AM kazokuhouou
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*** There was a lot of backlash too about Brice's final storyline, in which he tried to make amends to Marla, only for her to act really petty about it. Again, the comments about her becoming jaded popped up, with one commenter flat out say this was something ''Stuart'' would do, not Marla. Current and former retail workers, though, can't blame her.
11th Aug '17 10:56:52 AM kazokuhouou
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* JerkassWoobie: Marla's third assistant, Brice Tanner, tends to micromanage everyone and be a thorn on their sides, but he is portrayed more sympathetically than Josh ever was, especially when he is on the receiving end of Stuart's idiotic policy.

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* JerkassWoobie: Marla's third assistant, Brice Tanner, tends to micromanage everyone and be a thorn on their sides, but he is portrayed more sympathetically than Josh ever was, especially when he is on the receiving end of Stuart's idiotic policy. Having the wool pulled from his eyes about how paranoid and ruthless corporate can get, and finding out how much ''worse'' his job could be under Mina, certainly helped.
16th Jul '17 4:09:01 PM MisterBeeg
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* MilestoneCelebration: [[http://retailcomic.com/comics/december-27-2015/ This Sunday strip]], published on the week of the strip's 10th anniversary.
** [[http://retailcomic.com/comics/january-2-2016/ Also this strip]], which is a remake of [[http://retailcomic.com/comics/january-2-2006/ the second strip published.]]
12th Jul '17 3:25:32 PM MisterBeeg
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*** Val ''does,'' however, realise that she might have been out of order [[http://retailcomic.com/comics/november-21-2012/ further down the line]] and Marla is quick to agree.

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*** Although that one lead to an AuthorsSavingThrow, where Val ''does,'' however, realise realize eventually that she might have been out of order [[http://retailcomic.com/comics/november-21-2012/ further down the line]] and Marla is quick to agree.
18th Jun '17 5:50:44 PM MisterBeeg
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* JerkassWoobie: Marla's new assistant, Brice Tanner, tends to micromanage everyone and be a thorn on their sides, but he is portrayed more sympathetically than Josh ever was, especially when he is on the receiving end of Stuart's idiotic policy.

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* JerkassWoobie: Marla's new third assistant, Brice Tanner, tends to micromanage everyone and be a thorn on their sides, but he is portrayed more sympathetically than Josh ever was, especially when he is on the receiving end of Stuart's idiotic policy.
30th Mar '17 8:53:06 PM LadyNorbert
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** In August 2016, there was a storyline where Marla missed a company meeting because her car broke down. Stuart believe she was lying, while Brice gave her the benefit of the doubt. Turns out [[spoiler: that Stuart was right, and Marla did skip the meeting because she's become that jaded about her professional life. Many readers were upset because it was so uncharacteristic of Marla, and that Stuart's jerkass attitude was actually justified for a change.]]

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** In August 2016, there was a storyline where Marla missed a company meeting because her car broke down. Stuart believe believed she was lying, while Brice gave her the benefit of the doubt. Turns out [[spoiler: that Stuart was right, and Marla did skip the meeting because she's become that jaded about her professional life. Many readers were upset because it was so uncharacteristic of Marla, and that Stuart's jerkass attitude was actually justified for a change.]]



*** Val ''does'' however realise that she might have been out of order [[http://retailcomic.com/comics/november-21-2012/ further down the line]] and Marla is quick to agree.
* JerkassWoobie: Marla's new assistant, Brice Tanner, tends to micromanage everyone and be a thorn on their sides, but he is portrayed more sympathetically than Josh ever was, especially when he is in the receiving end of Stuart's idiotic policy.

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*** Val ''does'' however ''does,'' however, realise that she might have been out of order [[http://retailcomic.com/comics/november-21-2012/ further down the line]] and Marla is quick to agree.
* JerkassWoobie: Marla's new assistant, Brice Tanner, tends to micromanage everyone and be a thorn on their sides, but he is portrayed more sympathetically than Josh ever was, especially when he is in on the receiving end of Stuart's idiotic policy.
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