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The holidays are coming and it’s time to sell

BREATHE DEEP, everybody. It’s November, and your sleepy little business is about to wake up, screaming

Anyway, when you’re this busy, all you want is help. And that’s what we’ve got for you with this issue’s lead story ? ?Stages of the Sale?. In this feature, we break down the sales process into the six most commonly-accepted steps, tell you what each stage means, point out potential trouble areas, and offer ideas that can help you get better results every step of the way. 

Of course, all you store owners, sales managers, and ?smooth sellers? reading will find plenty of new knowledge here. But we think it will be even more valuable for the less-experienced people on your staff. In fact, we suggest making photocopies for all your junior associates to take home, read, and remember as though it were printed on the inside of their eyeballs. During the upcoming holiday craziness, we’re pretty sure such a ?cheat sheet? will come in handy. Enjoy it. Use it! 

In other news, we’re now launching advertising sales for 2006 … and making plans for expanded editorial coverage starting in January. So how can you help? Well, we know we’ve already got the most active readership in the industry ? the manufacturers we meet are constantly telling us how much you rave about Instore. So, all we can say is … keep up the great work, gang! And be sure to keep telling everyone who visits your store about your favorite magazine! 

Wishing you the very best business …

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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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Ready or Not …

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The holidays are coming and it’s time to sell

BREATHE DEEP, everybody. It’s November, and your sleepy little business is about to wake up, screaming

Anyway, when you’re this busy, all you want is help. And that’s what we’ve got for you with this issue’s lead story ? ?Stages of the Sale?. In this feature, we break down the sales process into the six most commonly-accepted steps, tell you what each stage means, point out potential trouble areas, and offer ideas that can help you get better results every step of the way. 

Of course, all you store owners, sales managers, and ?smooth sellers? reading will find plenty of new knowledge here. But we think it will be even more valuable for the less-experienced people on your staff. In fact, we suggest making photocopies for all your junior associates to take home, read, and remember as though it were printed on the inside of their eyeballs. During the upcoming holiday craziness, we’re pretty sure such a ?cheat sheet? will come in handy. Enjoy it. Use it! 

In other news, we’re now launching advertising sales for 2006 … and making plans for expanded editorial coverage starting in January. So how can you help? Well, we know we’ve already got the most active readership in the industry ? the manufacturers we meet are constantly telling us how much you rave about Instore. So, all we can say is … keep up the great work, gang! And be sure to keep telling everyone who visits your store about your favorite magazine! 

Advertisement

Wishing you the very best business …

David Squires 
Executive Editor And Associate Publisher 
(Click here

Continue Reading
Advertisement

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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