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True Tales: The Sinking of the Cleavage



One of our salespeople came to my wife Linda saying she needed help with a client. She simply could not convince the client that her pearl necklace, which we had just restrung, was the same length it used to be. She was a nicely dressed, attractive, middle-aged woman. She was not being unpleasant, but she was absolutely sure something was wrong. My wife quickly learned that the client was sure her pearls were shorter because she remembered distinctly that when she first got the pearls, they came to the top of her cleavage. Linda thought for a moment and asked, “And how long ago was that?” The woman thought for a second, and then said “Oh, my God, you’re right!” And they both had a good laugh.

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Downsizing? Wilkerson Is Here to Help

Orin Mazzoni, Jr., the owner of Orin Jewelers in Garden City and Northville, Michigan, decided it was time to downsize. With two locations and an eye on the future, Mazzoni asked Wilkerson to take the lead on closing the Garden City store. Mazzoni met Wilkerson’s Rick Hayes some years back, he says, and once he made up his mind to consolidate, he and Hayes “set up a timeline” for the sale. Despite the pandemic, Mazzoni says the everything went smoothly. “Many days, we had lines of people waiting to get in,” he says, adding that Wilkerson’s professionalism made it all worthwhile. “Whenever you do an event like this, you think, ‘I’ve been doing this my whole life. Do I really need to pay someone to do it for me?’ But then I realized, these guys are the pros and we need to move forward with them.”

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