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Sales Truths: Men Hoard Points to Overcome Unexpected Challenges

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WHY IT’S TRUE Whether it’s football, basketball, baseball, or any sport for that matter, it’s all about points. Whether it is points scored, the point spread, or just getting strokes on the golf course, men are inherently focused on points. Men believe they can build points to avoid or even escape the proverbial doghouse.

PLAN OF ACTION The guy who stayed way too long playing cards with his buddies at the golf course is now seriously in the doghouse and needs a nice gift to extricate himself. He knows from experience the look he’s going to get at home when he walks through the door but is convinced that he can immediately build some points with a nice piece of jewelry. When he explains the situation, you might respond with a twinkle in your eye by saying, “Sounds like you need to build some points, and fast.” Now he knows that you understand. He may not buy the most expensive piece in the store, but he’s almost sure to buy something.

[span class=note]This story is from the October 2010 edition of INSTORE[/span]

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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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Sales Truths: Men Hoard Points to Overcome Unexpected Challenges

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WHY IT’S TRUE Whether it’s football, basketball, baseball, or any sport for that matter, it’s all about points. Whether it is points scored, the point spread, or just getting strokes on the golf course, men are inherently focused on points. Men believe they can build points to avoid or even escape the proverbial doghouse.

PLAN OF ACTION The guy who stayed way too long playing cards with his buddies at the golf course is now seriously in the doghouse and needs a nice gift to extricate himself. He knows from experience the look he’s going to get at home when he walks through the door but is convinced that he can immediately build some points with a nice piece of jewelry. When he explains the situation, you might respond with a twinkle in your eye by saying, “Sounds like you need to build some points, and fast.” Now he knows that you understand. He may not buy the most expensive piece in the store, but he’s almost sure to buy something.

[span class=note]This story is from the October 2010 edition of INSTORE[/span]

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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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