I recently stopped by my bank to make a deposit. At the end of the transaction, the teller asked “is anything else?” I asked where the restroom was. He said, “We don’t have a restroom for customers. Starbucks next door has one.” I shook my head over this response.
The same thing happened this week at a restaurant. I was instructed to use the restroom at any one of the neighboring businesses. Really?
I’m not happy with the responses and suspect neighboring businesses would not be happy either. I’m not comfortable that some other business should provide bathroom facilities for another business’s customers unless there’s an agreement to do so.
While I admit to using the restroom of a business in exigent circumstances when I’m not going to buy something, this practice of intentionally not accommodating your own customers is ludicrous.
What do you think?
Thought for the week:
“There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” – Aristotle
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