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Had a fellow come in one day and ask if I remembered him. I really didn’t so he continued on about the battery that I had installed in his watch. I suspected something had gone awry and I was in for a complaint. He stated that he had lost the watch only a week after I installed the battery. I expressed my sympathy for his loss and tried to figure out how this was going to be my problem. Then I asked what he thought I could do for him. He wanted to know if he could have a refund for the battery because it was of no use to him anymore. I was searching for the right words and the only thing that came out was, “No problem — bring in the battery and I’ll be happy to give you a refund.” To which he promptly replied, “But I lost that, too!”
 
ROBERT B., 
CENTEREACH, NY

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True Tales: The Lost Watch Battery

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Had a fellow come in one day and ask if I remembered him. I really didn’t so he continued on about the battery that I had installed in his watch. I suspected something had gone awry and I was in for a complaint. He stated that he had lost the watch only a week after I installed the battery. I expressed my sympathy for his loss and tried to figure out how this was going to be my problem. Then I asked what he thought I could do for him. He wanted to know if he could have a refund for the battery because it was of no use to him anymore. I was searching for the right words and the only thing that came out was, “No problem — bring in the battery and I’ll be happy to give you a refund.” To which he promptly replied, “But I lost that, too!”
 
ROBERT B., 
CENTEREACH, NY

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Retirement Made Easy with Wilkerson

The store was a landmark in Topeka, Kansas, but after 80 years in business, it was time for Briman’s Leading Jewelers to close up shop. Third generation jeweler and owner Rob Briman says the decision wasn’t easy, but the sale that followed was — all thanks to Wilkerson. Briman had decided a year prior to the summer 2020 sale that he wanted to retire. With a pandemic in full force, he had plenty of questions and concerns. “We had no real way to know if we were going to be successful or have a failure on our hands,” says Briman. “We didn’t know what to expect.” But with Wilkerson in charge, the experience was “fantastic” and now there’s plenty of time for relaxing and enjoying a more secure retirement. “I would recommend Wilkerson to any retailer considering a going-out-of-business sale,” says Briman. “They’ll help you reach your financial goal. Our experience was a tremendous success.”

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