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Take a Page from Toilet Paper Producers for This Themed Event

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Take a Page from Toilet Paper Producers for This Themed Event

Each year, Quilted Northern sponsors a Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest in which entrants – there were more than 1,500 last year – create designs using nothing but tissue, tape, glue and thread. According to the sponsors, the contest highlights “what is truly possible when toilet paper is crafted for greatness.” It also does a fantastic job of reframing the way people may think of Quilted Northern’s products to stress quality and attention to detail. (And let’s not forget the media interest in such a bizarre contest.) Is there something you could do that is as clever? How about teaming up with a paper clip maker with a promise to make a winning ring design in real gold? A competition for necklaces made of soda can pull-tabs? Earrings made of …

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For nearly three decades, Suzanne and Tom Arnold ran a successful business at Facets Fine Jewelry in Arlington, Va. But the time came when the Arnolds wanted to do some of the things you put off while you’ve got a business to run. “We decided it was time to retire,” says Suzanne, who claims the couple knew how to open a store, how to run a store but “didn’t know how to close a store.” So, they hired Wilkerson to do it for them. When she called, Suzanne says Wilkerson offered every option for the sale she could have hoped for. Better still, “the sale exceeded our financial goals like crazy,” she says. And customers came, not only to take advantage of the going-out-of-business buys and mark-downs, but to wish a bon voyage to the beloved proprietors of a neighborhood institution. “People were celebrating our retirement, and that was so special,” says says.

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