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Retailers Rate the Show: ‘Amazing’, ‘Insane’, ‘Intense’

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Retailers Rate the Show: ‘Amazing’, ‘Insane’, ‘Intense’

A gallery of retailer reactions to the education program at this year’s SMART Show:

"Martin Lindstrom was amazing!"

– Lori Roy of Pearce Jewelers
in West Lebanon, NH

“I learnt so much, it was insane!”

– Phil Pancer of Ringleader Jewellers
in Pickering, Ontario, Canada

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“This is the best educational venue in the business, bar none.”

– Jim Tuttle of Green Lake Jewelry Works in Seattle, WA

“Intense immersion sessions in marketing, education and bench skills for beginners or advanced industry professionals designed to reinforce basics, instilling a certain flavor of business common sense and evoking widespread brainstorming. [The show leaves] you with a renewed sense of purpose, easily implemented ideas and access to fashionable “smart” stock to replenish your war chest so you can blow away the competition!”

– Denise Oros of Linnea Jewelers in LaGrange, IL

“The vibe at this show is different than other shows. The pace is different. I find it invigorating.”

– Brett Weiler of Decatur City Jewelers in Decatur, GA

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“An incredible learning experience filled with tips and tricks that we should be doing every day. Find out who our demographic is, find out how to market to them, and [learning how to] brand your own store was huge as well. So excited to implement!”

– Katie Taylor of Taylor’s Jewellers in Alliston, Ontario, Canada

“If you’re not at the SMART Show, you’re missing out! I received more valuable information in a short time period than any other industry show.”

– Beth Schmitz of Beth Schmitz Consulting in Austin, TX

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Alex and Gladys Rysman are the third generation to run Romm Jewelers in Brockton, Mass. And after many decades of service to the industry and their community, it was time to close the store and take advantage of some downtime. With three grown children who each had their own careers outside of the industry, they decided to call Wilkerson. Then, the Rysmans did what every jeweler should do: They called other retailers and asked about their own Wilkerson experience. “They all told us what a great experience it was and that’s what made us go with Wilkerson.” says Gladys Rysman. The results? Alex Rysman says he was impressed. “We exceeded whatever I expected to do by a large margin.”

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Retailers Rate the Show: ‘Amazing’, ‘Insane’, ‘Intense’

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Retailers Rate the Show: ‘Amazing’, ‘Insane’, ‘Intense’

A gallery of retailer reactions to the education program at this year’s SMART Show:

"Martin Lindstrom was amazing!"

– Lori Roy of Pearce Jewelers
in West Lebanon, NH

“I learnt so much, it was insane!”

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– Phil Pancer of Ringleader Jewellers
in Pickering, Ontario, Canada

“This is the best educational venue in the business, bar none.”

– Jim Tuttle of Green Lake Jewelry Works in Seattle, WA

“Intense immersion sessions in marketing, education and bench skills for beginners or advanced industry professionals designed to reinforce basics, instilling a certain flavor of business common sense and evoking widespread brainstorming. [The show leaves] you with a renewed sense of purpose, easily implemented ideas and access to fashionable “smart” stock to replenish your war chest so you can blow away the competition!”

– Denise Oros of Linnea Jewelers in LaGrange, IL

“The vibe at this show is different than other shows. The pace is different. I find it invigorating.”

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– Brett Weiler of Decatur City Jewelers in Decatur, GA

“An incredible learning experience filled with tips and tricks that we should be doing every day. Find out who our demographic is, find out how to market to them, and [learning how to] brand your own store was huge as well. So excited to implement!”

– Katie Taylor of Taylor’s Jewellers in Alliston, Ontario, Canada

“If you’re not at the SMART Show, you’re missing out! I received more valuable information in a short time period than any other industry show.”

– Beth Schmitz of Beth Schmitz Consulting in Austin, TX

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When the Kids Have Their Own Careers, Wilkerson Can Help You to Retire

Alex and Gladys Rysman are the third generation to run Romm Jewelers in Brockton, Mass. And after many decades of service to the industry and their community, it was time to close the store and take advantage of some downtime. With three grown children who each had their own careers outside of the industry, they decided to call Wilkerson. Then, the Rysmans did what every jeweler should do: They called other retailers and asked about their own Wilkerson experience. “They all told us what a great experience it was and that’s what made us go with Wilkerson.” says Gladys Rysman. The results? Alex Rysman says he was impressed. “We exceeded whatever I expected to do by a large margin.”

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