Letter: Christmas shopper couldn’t find staff for help

One letter writer subscribes to that quaint old-fashioned notion that retailers should have staff on hand to help shoppers.

Dear Editor,

[Went] shopping at Willowbrook mall one afternoon, Sunday the 20th, supposedly the busiest shopping day of the year.

In one of the main department stores, walked around for 10 minutes looking for a salesperson, two people in the shoe department, eight-plus at cosmetics. Menswear, zero. Ladies, zero. Total salespeople on the ground floor, zero.

They wonder why people are not shopping locally. [Indicative of what was found in many of the stores].

Hire some salespeople!

Bryan Stocking, Langley

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