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Jan 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Taking inventory was one of the regular tasks that the employees of a small town grocery store were expected to do. Back in the 50’s, as a teenager earning 50 cents an hour, working in a grocery store was one of the better part time jobs available. Usually scheduled on a Sunday morning, after a late Saturday night readying the store for its next open day, inventory required the arduous counting and recording of all the merchandise in the store.

There was no heavy lifting, such as stocking the shelves required. There was only the tedious and sometimes dirty job of counting every single can or bottle in the store. It was necessary for the store. It was important to the corporation. And it was done under the eye of management.