It’s a typical Monday morning at REI. I have just put on my green vest and made my way to the sales floor where today I will be working in the footwear department. It is 9 am and the doors have just opened. The small crowd that was once gathering outside immediately barrels their way to footwear. Consisting of mostly older women, the majority cluster around the casual shoes area. Unfortunately it is the first day of a sale, and that means larger crowds. Most are eager to use…