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A customer enters our store on Dec. 23, looking for something "different." I show him a .65 point chocolate diamond solitaire in a vintage 14K white gold, white diamond-accented ring. He owns an oil/water well drilling business and looking at the unusual color of the stone, says, "I use diamond drill bits that cost between $15,000 and $50,000 to replace. How much is this gonna cost me?" After giving him a price, and while looking at it under the scope, he says, "Wow… look at that color! I like it! It looks like dirt! I’ll take it!!" — CAROL ORRIS, ORRIS JEWELERS, BRADFORD, PA

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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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A customer enters our store on Dec. 23, looking for something "different." I show him a .65 point chocolate diamond solitaire in a vintage 14K white gold, white diamond-accented ring. He owns an oil/water well drilling business and looking at the unusual color of the stone, says, "I use diamond drill bits that cost between $15,000 and $50,000 to replace. How much is this gonna cost me?" After giving him a price, and while looking at it under the scope, he says, "Wow… look at that color! I like it! It looks like dirt! I’ll take it!!" — CAROL ORRIS, ORRIS JEWELERS, BRADFORD, PA

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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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