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“I’m not sure about that,
but I think we can do this.”

WHEN TO SAY IT: For example, you have a customer who wants to return a piece she’s obviously been wearing for several months. Rather than giving in to her demand, offer her something that is doable and fair, perhaps an offer to trade it in or to consign it for her. This allows you to be comfortable with your store’s position, while the customer will (should) warm to the idea. Just because something isn’t a person’s first option doesn’t mean it’s a bad one. Source: Mike St. Pierre, Lifehack.org

This article originally appeared in the October 2015 edition of INSTORE.

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The store was a landmark in Topeka, Kansas, but after 80 years in business, it was time for Briman’s Leading Jewelers to close up shop. Third generation jeweler and owner Rob Briman says the decision wasn’t easy, but the sale that followed was — all thanks to Wilkerson. Briman had decided a year prior to the summer 2020 sale that he wanted to retire. With a pandemic in full force, he had plenty of questions and concerns. “We had no real way to know if we were going to be successful or have a failure on our hands,” says Briman. “We didn’t know what to expect.” But with Wilkerson in charge, the experience was “fantastic” and now there’s plenty of time for relaxing and enjoying a more secure retirement. “I would recommend Wilkerson to any retailer considering a going-out-of-business sale,” says Briman. “They’ll help you reach your financial goal. Our experience was a tremendous success.”

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Linetime: I’m Not Sure About That …

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“I’m not sure about that,
but I think we can do this.”

WHEN TO SAY IT: For example, you have a customer who wants to return a piece she’s obviously been wearing for several months. Rather than giving in to her demand, offer her something that is doable and fair, perhaps an offer to trade it in or to consign it for her. This allows you to be comfortable with your store’s position, while the customer will (should) warm to the idea. Just because something isn’t a person’s first option doesn’t mean it’s a bad one. Source: Mike St. Pierre, Lifehack.org

This article originally appeared in the October 2015 edition of INSTORE.

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SPONSORED VIDEO

Wilkerson Testimonials

Retirement Made Easy with Wilkerson

The store was a landmark in Topeka, Kansas, but after 80 years in business, it was time for Briman’s Leading Jewelers to close up shop. Third generation jeweler and owner Rob Briman says the decision wasn’t easy, but the sale that followed was — all thanks to Wilkerson. Briman had decided a year prior to the summer 2020 sale that he wanted to retire. With a pandemic in full force, he had plenty of questions and concerns. “We had no real way to know if we were going to be successful or have a failure on our hands,” says Briman. “We didn’t know what to expect.” But with Wilkerson in charge, the experience was “fantastic” and now there’s plenty of time for relaxing and enjoying a more secure retirement. “I would recommend Wilkerson to any retailer considering a going-out-of-business sale,” says Briman. “They’ll help you reach your financial goal. Our experience was a tremendous success.”

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