"That's spot on! But I personally don't have a negative outlook, I enjoy my job. I've been doing it forever
no plans to stop."
Newcastle upon Tyne
"Very much so - what have we got to be positive about? Supermarkets are taking our eyeballs out and coming back for the sockets. It's a very difficult trade to be in and it's only getting worse, we can't compete."
Hazelbank Wine, Newton Aycliffe, Co
"It sometimes appears that way but I for one enjoy my job. Whatever I'm doing I'm quite happy . Maybe I'm different from all the other retailers in the north east."
Harry's Wine & Spirits
"My job is good fun and I haven't got a negative approach . I like meeting people and getting that one-to-one with customers. "
Westgate Wine Stores Haltwhistle, Northumberland
"No, I like my job. We're no different to retailers anywhere else in the country. I've been doing this for years and I'm certainly not miserable."
Wine Bin, Darlington