Over the Counter Podcast: Against the Odds, a High School Student Fights to Keep the Family Jewelry Store Alive His father died of cancer. He had no choice but to step up and take on the responsibility. Published 1 year ago on May 29, 2019 By Kyle Bullock Share Tweet OVER THE COUNTER EPISODE 10: HIGH-SCHOOL STUDENT FIGHTS TO KEEP FAMILY STORE ALIVE (7:55 MINUTES) Apple Google Stitcher “WHO DOESN’T LOVE a good underdog story?” asks Kyle Bullock at the start of the latest episode of Over the Counter. We absolutely agree. That’s why we think you’ll love this particular underdog tale — of a 17-year-old high-school student who had to step up and run his family’s struggling jewelry store after his father died of cancer. Learn the identity of this very special jeweler, and hear his story, in this month’s podcast. Also, don’t miss the bonus episode in which Kyle talks with Andrea Hill of Hill Management, a jewelry industry management consultant, about what jewelers most need to do (and how they need to think) when facing the toughest of times. Related Topics: crisis managementFeaturedjewelry stores in New MexicoKyle R. Bullock click to Comment(Comment) Up Next Podcast: This Diamond Heist Simply Didn’t Make the Grade Don't Miss Podcast Bonus Episode: Andrea Hill Shares Survival Strategies for Jewelers Facing Daunting Challenges Kyle Bullock Kyle Bullock is a fourth-generation jeweler who manages Bullock's Jewelry in Roswell, NM. He is also a best selling author, speaker and performer, and small business coach. To contact him, email him at [email protected]. Continue Reading Advertisement SPONSORED VIDEO Wilkerson Testimonials After 42 Years in Business, They Chose Wilkerson to Close Up Shop After 42 years, it was time for Gina McHugh to hang up her bench tools and plan on doing something completely different. She and her husband, Mick, had a beautiful Binghamton, NY store — The Goldsmith — but in late 2019, the time felt right for retirement. They called Wilkerson. “They’d always been a part of our bridal jewelry selection,” says Gina, “and I felt really good about their quality and service. So, when we were looking for someone to work with us, Wilkerson was a natural.” With the kind of service and support Wilkerson is known for, Gina says their sales consultants made their retirement sale, “successful and quite easy.” You may like Past America’s Coolest Honorees: Where Are They Now? [Updated With New Stores] 14 Impressive Jewelry Store Fireplaces to Fire Up Your Imagination Nearly Three-Quarters of Jewelry Retailers Surveyed Expect Changes to Last Promoted Headlines JYE’S International is Seen in All the Best Cases The Sylvie Collection Knows What Women Want Sylvie Collection From Chain to Casting, National Chain Group Does It All National Chain Group Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Big Survey21 hours ago Here’s What Surging Gold Prices Have Meant for Jewelers Press Releases22 hours ago IIJS Virtual 2020, A Game Changer for the Indian Gem & Jewelry Industry Press Releases23 hours ago GJEPC Invites Entries for The Artisan Awards 2021 Photo Gallery4 days ago 12 Photos That Show Off the Wow Factor at Thollot Diamonds & Fine Jewelry in Colorado Big Survey1 week ago The Guy Who Bought 13 Rings, and Other Tales of Serial Engagements Big Survey1 week ago 7 Out of 10 Jewelers Surveyed Said They Do Not Want to Add a Brand Sponsored Content1 week ago A Liquidation Sale during a Pandemic? Wilkerson Showed Them the Way Sponsored Webinars2 weeks ago Podium Presents: 5 Crucial Customer Experience Improvements to Make as You Reopen Jimmy Degroot3 weeks ago Video: How to Smooth Out the Chaos in Your Jewelry Store and Create Harmony Instead 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 Photo Gallery4 days ago 12 Photos That Show Off the Wow Factor at Thollot Diamonds & Fine Jewelry in Colorado Big Survey1 week ago The Guy Who Bought 13 Rings, and Other Tales of Serial Engagements Big Survey1 week ago 7 Out of 10 Jewelers Surveyed Said They Do Not Want to Add a Brand Big Survey21 hours ago Here’s What Surging Gold Prices Have Meant for Jewelers Big Survey2 days ago 25% of Jewelers Are Drinking More This Year Because of COVID-19 Sponsored Content1 week ago A Liquidation Sale during a Pandemic? Wilkerson Showed Them the Way Big Survey6 days ago What’s Wrong with Millennials? Here’s What Jewelers Say Sponsored Content1 week ago Why Have 1,800+ Jewelers Switched to BriteCo?