Headlines Co-Chairman of Ben Bridge Jeweler Dies Published 4 years ago on April 3, 2018 By INSTORE Staff Share Tweet He was a key business figure in Seattle. Herb Bridge, co-chairman of Ben Bridge Jeweler, has passed away, the Puget Sound Business Journal report. He was 93. Bridge was an important figure in Seattle civic and business life, and his nickname was “Mr. Downtown,” according to the Business Journal. He was also a Navy veteran who served in World War II and the Korean War, achieving the rank of rear admiral. Bridge and his brother Bob Bridge served as co-chairmen of the jewelry chain, whose history dates to 1912. According to its website, Ben Bridge Jeweler has over 100 stores in 11 states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. It also has locations in Canada. The company became a part of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. in 2000 but has continued to be family-run. Read more at the Puget Sound Business Journal Advertisement Related Topics: Ben Bridgeobituary click to Comment(Comment) Up Next Jewelry Distributor Headed to Prison in $3.6M Fraud Case Don't Miss Meet the First ‘Forensic Jeweler’ in the World Advertisement SPONSORED VIDEO Thinking of Liquidating? Wilkerson’s Got You Covered Bil Holehan, the manager of Julianna’s Fine Jewelry in Corte Madera, Calif., decided to go on to the next chapter of his life when the store’s owner and namesake told him she was set to retire. Before they left, Holehan says they decided to liquidate some of the store’s aging inventory. They chose Wilkerson for the sale. Why? “Friends had done their sales with Wilkerson and they were very satisfied,” says Holehan. He’d enthusiastically recommend Wilkerson to anyone looking to stage a liquidation or going-out-of-business sale. “There were no surprises,” he says. “They were very professional in their assessment of our store, what we could expect from the sale and they were very detailed in their projections. They were pretty much on the money.” You may like Promoted Headlines Thinking of Liquidating? Wilkerson’s Got You Covered Wilkerson Build Your Brand with AI-Driven Custom Diamond Reports Sarine North America Inc. How Dora Makes Your Store The Wedding Band Destination DORA Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Press Releases29 mins ago NGTC and Sarine Launch Light Performance Grading Service in Mainland China Press Releases34 mins ago Precious Jewelry Spending Expected to Increase as Pandemic Measures Subside, According to Platinum Guild International Survey Press Releases43 mins ago INTERGEM Presents: The Long Night of the Gemstones Headlines1 week ago $24M Fake Cartier Case: Accused NC Pastor Misses Court Date, Is Reportedly At Large in China New Arrivals1 week ago 18 New Necklace Designs, From Full Circle to Statement Gemstones Headlines5 days ago Jewelry Store Owner Shot in Illinois Robbery Sponsored Content2 weeks ago Thinking of Liquidating? Wilkerson’s Got You Covered Sponsored Webinars3 weeks ago How Jewelry Retailers Should Approach Fairmined Gold Sponsored Webinars1 month ago GN Diamond Presents: How To Sell Lab Grown Diamonds, Part I Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS INSTORE helps you become a better jeweler with the biggest daily news headlines and useful tips. (Mailed 5x per week.) Latest Comments Most Popular Headlines1 week ago $24M Fake Cartier Case: Accused NC Pastor Misses Court Date, Is Reportedly At Large in China New Arrivals1 week ago 18 New Necklace Designs, From Full Circle to Statement Gemstones Headlines5 days ago Jewelry Store Owner Shot in Illinois Robbery Ask INSTORE1 week ago How to Respond to Specific Jewelry Requests from Clients, And More of Your Questions Answered Best of The Best23 hours ago North Carolina Jeweler Develops New Online Brand Press Releases1 week ago Smiling Rocks Wins the Butterfly Mark from Positive Luxury David Geller6 days ago Your Next Staff Member Could Be Found in Your Own Community Editor's Note2 days ago Now Introducing The INSTORE Show, Coming to the Chicago Area in 2023!