"Are you the only one who works here besides the manager?"
"No, we have two other employees."
"Are they still here?"
"No, they have already gone."
"Do you think they know what happened to my jacket?"
"I'm not sure,"
"Well, can you call them?"
She picks up the phone and attempts to contact them while still saying, "It has to be here somewhere." She's speaking to someone while going through the rack, pumping and checking, pumping and checking again. She still hasn't found it.
'You mind if I come back to take a look?"
"No, come on!"
I went back, with my camera of course, to take pictures of how other large bundles were held together. All carefully tied together, every one but mine. The employee is still on the phone, going outside to check the delivery van. It's not there. She comes back in and asks a ridiculous question. "Do you think it slipped out of the bag into your car? At this point, paranoia had set in and she knew that I would not be going anywhere until I got some answers.....