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

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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

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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.

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SPONSORED VIDEO

Thinking of Liquidating? Wilkerson’s Got You Covered

Bil Holehan, the manager of Julianna’s Fine Jewelry in Corte Madera, Calif., decided to go on to the next chapter of his life when the store’s owner and namesake told him she was set to retire. Before they left, Holehan says they decided to liquidate some of the store’s aging inventory. They chose Wilkerson for the sale. Why? “Friends had done their sales with Wilkerson and they were very satisfied,” says Holehan. He’d enthusiastically recommend Wilkerson to anyone looking to stage a liquidation or going-out-of-business sale. “There were no surprises,” he says. “They were very professional in their assessment of our store, what we could expect from the sale and they were very detailed in their projections. They were pretty much on the money.”

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