Does "do you need help?" in shops put you off?

Does "do you need help?" in shops put you off?

You’re in a shop, looking at what’s on offer. How do you feel when a shop assistant offers to help you? Do you appreciate the helping hand, or do you find it annoying and would rather be left in peace?

Which of these is nearest to your view?

Results

Do ask me: there's no harm in it, and it saves me needing to approach them 2,105 votes (19 %)
Don’t ask me: it's annoying – I’ll ask if I want help 7,513 votes (68 %)
Neutral: I don't care either way 1,502 votes (14 %)

                   11,120 votes received.

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