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When someone asks for a discount, ask how much they’re willing to pay for that item. Sometimes they’ll pay more than you’d think. Or, think of alternatives such as, “I can’t on that item because we just got it in, but I can on this similar older item that I want to get rid of.” Linda Griffiths, Hoover’s Jewelers, Kearney, NE


This article originally appeared in the June 2018 edition of INSTORE.        

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Thinking of Liquidating? Think: Wilkerson

When Peter Reines, owner of Reines Jewelers in Charlottesville, VA, decided it was time to turn over the “reins” of his 45-year-old business to Jessica and Kevin Rogers, he chose Wilkerson to run his liquidation sale. It was, he says, the best way to maximize the return on his decades-long investment in fine jewelry. Now, with new owners at the helm, Reines can relax knowing that the sale was a success, and his new life is financially secure. And he’s glad he partnered with Wilkerson for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. “There’s just no way one person or company could run a sale the way we did,” he says.

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Two Ways to Keep From Discounting an Item

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When someone asks for a discount, ask how much they’re willing to pay for that item. Sometimes they’ll pay more than you’d think. Or, think of alternatives such as, “I can’t on that item because we just got it in, but I can on this similar older item that I want to get rid of.” Linda Griffiths, Hoover’s Jewelers, Kearney, NE


This article originally appeared in the June 2018 edition of INSTORE.        

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Thinking of Liquidating? Think: Wilkerson

When Peter Reines, owner of Reines Jewelers in Charlottesville, VA, decided it was time to turn over the “reins” of his 45-year-old business to Jessica and Kevin Rogers, he chose Wilkerson to run his liquidation sale. It was, he says, the best way to maximize the return on his decades-long investment in fine jewelry. Now, with new owners at the helm, Reines can relax knowing that the sale was a success, and his new life is financially secure. And he’s glad he partnered with Wilkerson for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. “There’s just no way one person or company could run a sale the way we did,” he says.

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