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Do You Or Don’t You : Have You Made A Substantial Investment in Technology recently?

Do You Or Don’t You : Have You Made A Substantial Investment in Technology recently?

 

60% YES, I HAVE

I bought a new microscope that hooks up to a monitor. I showed a customer the crack in her diamond (she bought elsewhere) and sold her a new stone. — Cathy Cook; Cathy Cook Jewelry, Vidor, TX

A laser welder. If you don’t have one, you have no idea what you are missing. — Gary Youngberg; Ames Silversmithing, Ames, IA

We invested in a large flat-screen monitor for our showroom floor that features a constant array of past custom pieces. Our custom business doubled! — Denise Oros; Linnea Jewelers, La Grange, IL

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The Edge POS system. We were up and running in a few days and the system has been beyond expectations. — Scott Lescourt; Scottsdale Fine Jewelers, Scottsdale, AZ

CounterSketch has helped close some very important sales for us. Stuller has been very helpful when there is a difficult modification. — Ed Menk; E.L. Menk Jewelers, Brainerd, MN

I bought an iPad. It has been wonderful to be able to show customers items from websites. — Sue Parker; Nyman Jewelers, Escanaba, MI

We bought a digital camera and light box to take images for our website. — Chris Arends; Aires Jewelers, Randolph, NJ

Signature engraving machine. It brought my engraving business to the next level. — Elliott Herzlich; Elliott’s Jewelry, Tyler, TX

We bought an electronic, full-color and motion billboard sign for outside the store. — Mark & Monika Clodius; Clodius & Co. Jewelers, Rockford, IL

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40% NO, I HAVENT’T

We do see the need to invest in this area but so far have not found the right person to guide us in purchasing the correct software and hardware. — Sanjay Rupani; Gold Coin Inc., Laredo, TX

I make handcrafted jewelry with pliers and wire. Don’t need anything high-tech. — Janne Etz; Contemporary Concepts, Cocoa, FL

We invested in a Gemvision/Revo mill five years ago. Just now thinking of upgrading. — Kari Akers; Akers Diamond Galleria, Topeka, KS

This story is from the February 2012 edition of INSTORE

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Do You Or Don’t You : Have You Made A Substantial Investment in Technology recently?

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Do You Or Don’t You : Have You Made A Substantial Investment in Technology recently?

Do You Or Don’t You : Have You Made A Substantial Investment in Technology recently?

 

60% YES, I HAVE

I bought a new microscope that hooks up to a monitor. I showed a customer the crack in her diamond (she bought elsewhere) and sold her a new stone. — Cathy Cook; Cathy Cook Jewelry, Vidor, TX

A laser welder. If you don’t have one, you have no idea what you are missing. — Gary Youngberg; Ames Silversmithing, Ames, IA

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We invested in a large flat-screen monitor for our showroom floor that features a constant array of past custom pieces. Our custom business doubled! — Denise Oros; Linnea Jewelers, La Grange, IL

The Edge POS system. We were up and running in a few days and the system has been beyond expectations. — Scott Lescourt; Scottsdale Fine Jewelers, Scottsdale, AZ

CounterSketch has helped close some very important sales for us. Stuller has been very helpful when there is a difficult modification. — Ed Menk; E.L. Menk Jewelers, Brainerd, MN

I bought an iPad. It has been wonderful to be able to show customers items from websites. — Sue Parker; Nyman Jewelers, Escanaba, MI

We bought a digital camera and light box to take images for our website. — Chris Arends; Aires Jewelers, Randolph, NJ

Signature engraving machine. It brought my engraving business to the next level. — Elliott Herzlich; Elliott’s Jewelry, Tyler, TX

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We bought an electronic, full-color and motion billboard sign for outside the store. — Mark & Monika Clodius; Clodius & Co. Jewelers, Rockford, IL

 

40% NO, I HAVENT’T

We do see the need to invest in this area but so far have not found the right person to guide us in purchasing the correct software and hardware. — Sanjay Rupani; Gold Coin Inc., Laredo, TX

I make handcrafted jewelry with pliers and wire. Don’t need anything high-tech. — Janne Etz; Contemporary Concepts, Cocoa, FL

We invested in a Gemvision/Revo mill five years ago. Just now thinking of upgrading. — Kari Akers; Akers Diamond Galleria, Topeka, KS

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She Wanted to Spend More Time with Her Kids. She Called Wilkerson.

Your children are precious. More precious than gold? Absolutely! Just ask Lesley Ann Davis, owner of Lesley Ann Jewels, an independent jewelry store that — until the end of 2023 — had quite a following in Houston, Texas. To spend more time with her four sons, all in high school, she decided to close her store. Luckily, she was familiar with Wilkerson and called them as soon as she knew she wanted to move on to bigger, better and more family-focused things. Was she happy with her decision? Yes, she was. Says Davis, “Any owner looking to make that life change, looking to retire, looking to close, looking for a pause in their career, I would recommend Wilkerson. Hands down!”

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