Honest Customer

One night, I was working at the counter. I was keying in the amount of the items bought by a customer. In the midst of it, she wanted a packet of 10kg rice. So I just called out to my worker to bring out the specified rice.

I was still keying in as she bought a lot of items. When it's done, she was searching for the packet of rice. Since it was nowhere to be found, I got her a new packet.

But I was wondering where was that packet of rice so I asked my worker. He said that he had put that packet on the floor.

So I checked the cctv and I found that another customer had picked up that packet of rice and went out of the shop.

Since that had happened, nothing could be done. I just kept quiet about it and I didn't tell my husband too.

After some time, a customer came back with his long receipt and the packet of rice. He thought that we had charged him for the packet of rice that he didn't buy.

I was glad that that packet of rice came back.

When I rechecked the cctv, I realised that it was that honest customer's wife who had taken that packet of rice as she thought that her husband had bought it.



In a nutshell,
If you had mistakenly taken someone's else item, would you return it to the shop owner?


Comments

  1. wow...really honest! Most of the folks will just take it home.

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  2. they are always nice and honest ppl around. Good that you have got back your pack of rice.

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  3. "He thought that we had charged him for the packet of rice that he didn't buy."

    so i thot the customer just you overcharged, and didn't really intend to return the rice??

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  4. good also..there are all type of people in this world. The other day you have a dishonest customer now balance out with honest one

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  5. That customer must be patronizing your shop frequently and doesn't wish to be misunderstood.

    It is not only the honesty but also the fact that he bothers to bring a heavy pack of rice back to your shop. Thumbs up!

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  6. yeah.. he thought u charged him for something he didnt buy..if he knew u didnt charge him.. do u think he will bring it back?
    or did he bring it back after realizing he was not charged for the packet of rice?
    hahaha... i think next time must have a line queue so that collecting money can be done one to one basis...

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  7. The answer: Not sure... cuz I'm a bit blurr and hardly check receipt. *pengsan* I would return if I notice, but chances are... wun notice!

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  8. I will if I'm not far away from the shop!

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  9. good to have such man exist in this world.

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