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  1. #1
    Tim Harrick
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    In article <[email protected]>,
    "Peter Pan" <[email protected]> wrote:

    > Just out of curiosity, what planet are you from? Been to a store lately?
    > While there are a few knowledgeable people, in my experience they are VERY
    > few and far between, heck, most managers don't even know that stuff, and if
    > training ever gets done, it's usually a few months after a product starts
    > selling (and about the time it is obsolete and replaced with a new model).
    > If you think the churn rate on phones is high, you should see what it is for
    > the store salespeople!


    Thats because they are paid mostly on commission, and after they sell
    to friends relatives and former colleagues, their salary becomes too
    little to live on.



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  2. #2
    Scott Stephenson
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    Re: Airheads in stores


    "Tim Harrick" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:[email protected]
    > In article <[email protected]>,
    > "Peter Pan" <[email protected]> wrote:
    >
    > > Just out of curiosity, what planet are you from? Been to a store lately?
    > > While there are a few knowledgeable people, in my experience they are

    VERY
    > > few and far between, heck, most managers don't even know that stuff, and

    if
    > > training ever gets done, it's usually a few months after a product

    starts
    > > selling (and about the time it is obsolete and replaced with a new

    model).
    > > If you think the churn rate on phones is high, you should see what it is

    for
    > > the store salespeople!

    >
    > Thats because they are paid mostly on commission, and after they sell
    > to friends relatives and former colleagues, their salary becomes too
    > little to live on.


    Spoken like a true troll- how would you know anything about this, Tim?





  3. #3
    Tim Harrick
    Guest

    Re: Airheads in stores

    In article <1%[email protected]>,
    "Scott Stephenson" <[email protected]> wrote:

    >
    > "Tim Harrick" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    > news:[email protected]
    > > In article <[email protected]>,
    > > "Peter Pan" <[email protected]> wrote:
    > >
    > > > Just out of curiosity, what planet are you from? Been to a store lately?
    > > > While there are a few knowledgeable people, in my experience they are

    > VERY
    > > > few and far between, heck, most managers don't even know that stuff, and

    > if
    > > > training ever gets done, it's usually a few months after a product

    > starts
    > > > selling (and about the time it is obsolete and replaced with a new

    > model).
    > > > If you think the churn rate on phones is high, you should see what it is

    > for
    > > > the store salespeople!

    > >
    > > Thats because they are paid mostly on commission, and after they sell
    > > to friends relatives and former colleagues, their salary becomes too
    > > little to live on.

    >
    > Spoken like a true troll- how would you know anything about this, Tim?


    I read posts from former salespeople, and I don't forget them like you
    must have.



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