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Spiff of The Month: October 2013

BY INSTORE TEAM

Published in the October 2013 issue.

SECRET ITEM

The game revolves around a Secret Item. But because salespeople don’t know what their assigned piece of merchandise is, they are challenged to sell everything in the store. It’s a great way to move slow-selling merchandise before it’s discounted.

1A Secret Item is written down on a piece of paper and then enclosed in a sealed envelope. Members of staff choose an envelope from a hat and then hand it to the sales manager, who tacks it to a game board in the backroom. (Top the game board with a large question mark made of silver glitter.)

2Salespeople update the game board each time they make a sale. Invoices or sales slips are useful for keeping records.

3At the end of the week, each salesperson’s Secret Item is revealed. Award prizes or cash for the successful associates.

SOURCE: Taken from Harry Friedman’s The Retailer’s Complete Book of Selling Games and Contests.
Information: www.thefriedmangroup.com or (310) 590- 1248

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Spiff of The Month: October 2013

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Spiff of The Month: October 2013

BY INSTORE TEAM

Published in the October 2013 issue.

SECRET ITEM

The game revolves around a Secret Item. But because salespeople don’t know what their assigned piece of merchandise is, they are challenged to sell everything in the store. It’s a great way to move slow-selling merchandise before it’s discounted.

1A Secret Item is written down on a piece of paper and then enclosed in a sealed envelope. Members of staff choose an envelope from a hat and then hand it to the sales manager, who tacks it to a game board in the backroom. (Top the game board with a large question mark made of silver glitter.)

2Salespeople update the game board each time they make a sale. Invoices or sales slips are useful for keeping records.

3At the end of the week, each salesperson’s Secret Item is revealed. Award prizes or cash for the successful associates.

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SOURCE: Taken from Harry Friedman’s The Retailer’s Complete Book of Selling Games and Contests.
Information: www.thefriedmangroup.com or (310) 590- 1248

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Is It Your Time to Enjoy Life? Wilkerson Can Get You There.

Mary and Tim Whalen, owners of Crown Jewelers in Pittsfield, Mass., wanted to enjoy life beyond their business. When they decided to retire and close shop, they asked Wilkerson to handle the sale. As long-time Wilkerson customers, Mary says she knew the company could manage all the details of the liquidation. It was also great to have “fresh eyes” on their business, says Mary, which “worked tremendously for us.” Today, the Whalens are beginning a new adventure but are quick to commend Wilkerson for helping them get there. “You have one chance to get it right,” she says about their retirement sale. “Do it right.”

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