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Sanity Files: Jan Forrester

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The Sanity Files: Jan Forrester

How top jewelers keep their cool in a crazy world

Published in the February 2013 issue

JD Designs, Houston, TX
Jan Forrester, owner of JD Designs, has been in the jewelry industry for over 30 years in Houston. “I was a road rep for a while … joined a couple of family firms (including my own family’s) … have had my own store for 11 years … wouldn’t want to do anything else. In what other industry can your clients so quickly become good friends?”

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Thinking of Liquidating? Think: Wilkerson

When Peter Reines, owner of Reines Jewelers in Charlottesville, VA, decided it was time to turn over the “reins” of his 45-year-old business to Jessica and Kevin Rogers, he chose Wilkerson to run his liquidation sale. It was, he says, the best way to maximize the return on his decades-long investment in fine jewelry. Now, with new owners at the helm, Reines can relax knowing that the sale was a success, and his new life is financially secure. And he’s glad he partnered with Wilkerson for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. “There’s just no way one person or company could run a sale the way we did,” he says.

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Sanity Files: Jan Forrester

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The Sanity Files: Jan Forrester

How top jewelers keep their cool in a crazy world

Published in the February 2013 issue

JD Designs, Houston, TX
Jan Forrester, owner of JD Designs, has been in the jewelry industry for over 30 years in Houston. “I was a road rep for a while … joined a couple of family firms (including my own family’s) … have had my own store for 11 years … wouldn’t want to do anything else. In what other industry can your clients so quickly become good friends?”

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Thinking of Liquidating? Think: Wilkerson

When Peter Reines, owner of Reines Jewelers in Charlottesville, VA, decided it was time to turn over the “reins” of his 45-year-old business to Jessica and Kevin Rogers, he chose Wilkerson to run his liquidation sale. It was, he says, the best way to maximize the return on his decades-long investment in fine jewelry. Now, with new owners at the helm, Reines can relax knowing that the sale was a success, and his new life is financially secure. And he’s glad he partnered with Wilkerson for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. “There’s just no way one person or company could run a sale the way we did,” he says.

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