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Sales advice from Aleah Arundale.

When a client asks for something you don’t have, there’s a conundrum, says Aleah Arundale of the popular Jewelers Helping Jewelers Facebook group.

You can spend a lot of time and resources trying to get it — and sometimes you still don’t make the sale.

You can try to sell the person something you do have, but then you risk looking like you don’t care about the customer’s needs.

What to do?

In the video below, Arundale offers some ideas.

Take a look:

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ALEAH ARUNDALE is a third-generation GIA graduate gemologist and a fifth-generation jeweler turned loose diamond wholesaler. Selling diamonds on the road lets her share great ideas from hundreds of different jewelers from all over the country. Sign up for her Jewelry Sales Tips newsletter by emailing her at [email protected] or calling (800) 882-8900.

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Video: What to Do If Someone Asks for an Item You Don’t Have

mm

Published

on

Sales advice from Aleah Arundale.

When a client asks for something you don’t have, there’s a conundrum, says Aleah Arundale of the popular Jewelers Helping Jewelers Facebook group.

You can spend a lot of time and resources trying to get it — and sometimes you still don’t make the sale.

You can try to sell the person something you do have, but then you risk looking like you don’t care about the customer’s needs.

What to do?

In the video below, Arundale offers some ideas.

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Take a look:


ALEAH ARUNDALE is a third-generation GIA graduate gemologist and a fifth-generation jeweler turned loose diamond wholesaler. Selling diamonds on the road lets her share great ideas from hundreds of different jewelers from all over the country. Sign up for her Jewelry Sales Tips newsletter by emailing her at [email protected] or calling (800) 882-8900.

Advertisement

SPONSORED VIDEO

Wilkerson Testimonials | Sollberger’s

Going Out of Business Is an Emotional Journey. Wilkerson Is There to Make It Easier.

Jaki Cowan, the owner of Sollberger’s in Ridgeland, MS, decided the time was right to close up shop. The experience, she says, was like going into the great unknown. There were so many questions about the way to handle the store’s going-out-of-business sale. Luckily for Cowan, Wilkerson made the transition easier and managed everything, from marketing to markdowns.

“They think of everything that you don’t have the time to think of,” she says of the Wilkerson team that was assigned to manage the sale. And it was a total success, with financial goals met by Christmas with another sale month left to go.

Wilkerson even had a plan to manage things while Covid-19 restrictions were still in place. This included limiting the number of shoppers, masking and taking temperatures upon entrance. “We did everything we could to make the staff and public feel as safe as possible.”

Does she recommend Wilkerson to other retailers thinking of retiring, liquidating or selling excess merchandise? Absolutely. “If you are considering going out of business, it’s obviously an emotional journey. But truly rest assured that you’re in good hands with Wilkerson.”

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