The Supermarket is the Front Line in the War for Profit


The Front Line is a short film from the mid-20th century about being a cashier in a super market. I worked checkout in many retail jobs and the message in training was always the same. Stay friendly, don’t make mistakes, etc. The training videos I watched were nowhere near as interesting and peppy as this one and with so many brand name items with vintage product packaging, it is really enjoyable to watch.


Garry Vander Voort

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