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AFTER TWO ISSUES that you’d have been well-advised to wear a weightlifter’s belt while removing from the mailbox, we’re back down to a more manageable size this month. 

Despite the slimmer size, we’ve still got a lot of reading for you to do. Only this time, instead of reading for ideas, we’re asking you to read for fun. Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce our first-ever ?Summer Reading Edition.? So put away your Post-It notes and highlighters ? instead of tips, store profiles, polls and case studies, we’re packing this edition with the best jewelry-related fiction and non-fiction we could find.  

It’s an issue expressly designed for you to take to the beach or pool, slather on the sunscreen, crank up the iPod, and simply enjoy. (And if we ever do another one, maybe we’ll try a non-stain cover and even include a promotional Frisbee.) 

Though there’s not as much practical information as in a typical edition of INSTORE, we think we’re providing something equally valuable: a collection of very different tales that will help you feel, more strongly than ever before, the power of the amazing business we work in.  

Be sure to let us know your favorite piece. Was it the rude comedy of Dave Salkin’s ?The Young Salesman? (warning: stay away from this story if you’re easily offended), Guy De Maupassant’s classic ?The Necklace,? Josh Wimmer’s ?A Super Jeweler? ? a sly take on superheroes and the jewelry business ? or Marjorie Hart’s memoir of a long-ago season at America’s top jewelry store, ?Summer at Tiffany?? Enjoy! 

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Wishing you the very best business …

David Squires  
Executive Editor and Associate Publisher  
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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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Summer Lovin’

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Life’s a beach … Can work be one, too?

AFTER TWO ISSUES that you’d have been well-advised to wear a weightlifter’s belt while removing from the mailbox, we’re back down to a more manageable size this month. 

Despite the slimmer size, we’ve still got a lot of reading for you to do. Only this time, instead of reading for ideas, we’re asking you to read for fun. Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce our first-ever ?Summer Reading Edition.? So put away your Post-It notes and highlighters ? instead of tips, store profiles, polls and case studies, we’re packing this edition with the best jewelry-related fiction and non-fiction we could find.  

It’s an issue expressly designed for you to take to the beach or pool, slather on the sunscreen, crank up the iPod, and simply enjoy. (And if we ever do another one, maybe we’ll try a non-stain cover and even include a promotional Frisbee.) 

Though there’s not as much practical information as in a typical edition of INSTORE, we think we’re providing something equally valuable: a collection of very different tales that will help you feel, more strongly than ever before, the power of the amazing business we work in.  

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Be sure to let us know your favorite piece. Was it the rude comedy of Dave Salkin’s ?The Young Salesman? (warning: stay away from this story if you’re easily offended), Guy De Maupassant’s classic ?The Necklace,? Josh Wimmer’s ?A Super Jeweler? ? a sly take on superheroes and the jewelry business ? or Marjorie Hart’s memoir of a long-ago season at America’s top jewelry store, ?Summer at Tiffany?? Enjoy! 

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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