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This Is Where Jewelers’ Ad Dollars Are Flowing

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The landscape has changed dramatically.

Jewelers were a little slow to jump on the online-advertising bandwagon, but they’ve been making up for that early skepticism in recent years.

This Is Where Jewelers’ Ad Dollars Are Flowing

As this chart from our recent Big Survey shows, print was by far the No. 1 advertising channel for jewelers in 2007, while fewer than 3 percent of jewelers were devoting the bulk of their advertising budget to sites such as Facebook or to SEO and email campaigns.

Ten years later and the advertising landscape has changed dramatically. Print has fallen out of favor, and online is surging.

Among the other channels, community event sponsorships have grown strongly over the last decade, while television has slipped and radio more or less held its own.

Look out for all the results of the 2017 Big Survey in the upcoming October edition of INSTORE.

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Wilkerson Testimonials

If It’s Time to Consolidate, It’s Time to Call Wilkerson

When Tom Moses decided to close one of the two Moses Jewelers stores in western Pennsylvania, it was time to call in the experts. After reviewing two candidates, Moses, a co-owner of the 72 year-old business, decided to go with Wilkerson. The sale went better than expected. Concerned about running it during the pandemic, Moses says it might have helped the sale. “People wanted to get out, so there was pent-up demand,” he says. “Folks were not traveling so there was disposable income, and we don’t recall a single client commenting to us, feeling uncomfortable. It was busy in here!” And perhaps most importantly, Wilkerson was easy to deal with, he says, and Susan, their personal Wilkerson consultant, was knowledgeable, organized and “really good.” Now, the company can focus on their remaining location — without the hassle of carrying over merchandise that either wouldn’t fit or hadn’t sold. “The decision to hire Wilkerson was a good one,” says Moses.

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This Is Where Jewelers’ Ad Dollars Are Flowing

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The landscape has changed dramatically.

Jewelers were a little slow to jump on the online-advertising bandwagon, but they’ve been making up for that early skepticism in recent years.

This Is Where Jewelers’ Ad Dollars Are Flowing

As this chart from our recent Big Survey shows, print was by far the No. 1 advertising channel for jewelers in 2007, while fewer than 3 percent of jewelers were devoting the bulk of their advertising budget to sites such as Facebook or to SEO and email campaigns.

Ten years later and the advertising landscape has changed dramatically. Print has fallen out of favor, and online is surging.

Among the other channels, community event sponsorships have grown strongly over the last decade, while television has slipped and radio more or less held its own.

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Look out for all the results of the 2017 Big Survey in the upcoming October edition of INSTORE.

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SPONSORED VIDEO

Wilkerson Testimonials

If It’s Time to Consolidate, It’s Time to Call Wilkerson

When Tom Moses decided to close one of the two Moses Jewelers stores in western Pennsylvania, it was time to call in the experts. After reviewing two candidates, Moses, a co-owner of the 72 year-old business, decided to go with Wilkerson. The sale went better than expected. Concerned about running it during the pandemic, Moses says it might have helped the sale. “People wanted to get out, so there was pent-up demand,” he says. “Folks were not traveling so there was disposable income, and we don’t recall a single client commenting to us, feeling uncomfortable. It was busy in here!” And perhaps most importantly, Wilkerson was easy to deal with, he says, and Susan, their personal Wilkerson consultant, was knowledgeable, organized and “really good.” Now, the company can focus on their remaining location — without the hassle of carrying over merchandise that either wouldn’t fit or hadn’t sold. “The decision to hire Wilkerson was a good one,” says Moses.

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