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“One time a funny old man came into our store. He didn’t know where he was and he just wanted to rest. He sat on a chair in our showroom. Finally, after about an hour, I was tired of talking to him and had work to do. So I asked him where he was going and where he lived. He didn’t know! After much probing, I finally got a phone number out of him. He said it was his friend’s number and, if I asked, his friend would come and pick him up. I called and another very old man answered the phone. When I told him I had his friend in my shop and that he needed to be picked up, the old man on the other end of the line said: ‘Oh, you mean you have Wilbur there?’ Figuring this was the end of the saga, I said with relief: ‘Yes, I think so.’ Then the man answered: ‘I’m not picking Wilbur up, he’s a nuisance!‘ and hung up on me!
 
LARA B., 
Victoria, BC, Canada

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“One time a funny old man came into our store. He didn’t know where he was and he just wanted to rest. He sat on a chair in our showroom. Finally, after about an hour, I was tired of talking to him and had work to do. So I asked him where he was going and where he lived. He didn’t know! After much probing, I finally got a phone number out of him. He said it was his friend’s number and, if I asked, his friend would come and pick him up. I called and another very old man answered the phone. When I told him I had his friend in my shop and that he needed to be picked up, the old man on the other end of the line said: ‘Oh, you mean you have Wilbur there?’ Figuring this was the end of the saga, I said with relief: ‘Yes, I think so.’ Then the man answered: ‘I’m not picking Wilbur up, he’s a nuisance!‘ and hung up on me!
 
LARA B., 
Victoria, BC, Canada

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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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