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No company is perfect, but with help from this issue’s lead story, you can transform your team. 

At INSTORE magazine, each and every person is a key asset. And it’s the collaboration of our talented editorial, design, web and sales teams that gets the job done. Without each of those individuals working together as a unit, we would not be able to provide you with fresh insights and daily advice (make sure to subscribe to our daily newsletters at instr.us/v). 

Ok, truth be told, behind the magic curtain is a company much like yours that doesn’t always run seamlessly. We have new product launches regularly, new competitors, changes in staff and various other challenges. It can sometimes seem insurmountable. 

How do we overcome those challenges? The same way you can: motivation. When the regular flow of business is disrupted, we rely on our unique culture and incentives to motivate the team to persevere and exceed expectations.

I encourage you to take to heart this month’s big story, not simply to develop cool motivational tools for your business, but to look at this process strategically. Build your culture through an overarching web of motivational incentives and see how your team works beyond their assigned responsibilities to provide your store with the competitive edge to succeed. 

Wishing you success,

Matthijs Braakman

Publisher, SmartWork Media

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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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To Achieve More, You Must Motivate Better

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No company is perfect, but with help from this issue’s lead story, you can transform your team. 

At INSTORE magazine, each and every person is a key asset. And it’s the collaboration of our talented editorial, design, web and sales teams that gets the job done. Without each of those individuals working together as a unit, we would not be able to provide you with fresh insights and daily advice (make sure to subscribe to our daily newsletters at instr.us/v). 

Ok, truth be told, behind the magic curtain is a company much like yours that doesn’t always run seamlessly. We have new product launches regularly, new competitors, changes in staff and various other challenges. It can sometimes seem insurmountable. 

How do we overcome those challenges? The same way you can: motivation. When the regular flow of business is disrupted, we rely on our unique culture and incentives to motivate the team to persevere and exceed expectations.

I encourage you to take to heart this month’s big story, not simply to develop cool motivational tools for your business, but to look at this process strategically. Build your culture through an overarching web of motivational incentives and see how your team works beyond their assigned responsibilities to provide your store with the competitive edge to succeed. 

Wishing you success,

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Matthijs Braakman

Publisher, SmartWork Media

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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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