Connect with us

Woulda Coulda Shoulda

What I Should Have Said to the Guy Who Didn’t Quite Get Consignment

His expectations were not highly realistic.

mm

Published

on

What I Should Have Said to the Guy Who Didn’t Quite Get Consignment

“So go sell it yourself and keep 100 percent of what you get!”

… to the man who wanted us to consign, clean, display, insure and promote his ugly opal necklace (made by a local rival no less), as well as pay my employees, credit card fees, taxes, box, bag and electricity costs, not to mention my name for 10 percent of the $2,000 he wanted for the piece.

Woulda Coulda Shouldas are provided anonymously by INSTORE’s Brain Squad


What’s the Brain Squad?

If you’re the owner or top manager of a U.S. jewelry business serving the public, you’re invited to join the INSTORE Brain Squad. By taking one five-minute quiz a month, you can get a free t-shirt, be featured prominently in this magazine, and make your voice heard on key issues affecting the jewelry industry. Good deal, right? Sign up here.

Advertisement

SPONSORED VIDEO

She Wanted to Spend More Time with Her Kids. She Called Wilkerson.

Your children are precious. More precious than gold? Absolutely! Just ask Lesley Ann Davis, owner of Lesley Ann Jewels, an independent jewelry store that — until the end of 2023 — had quite a following in Houston, Texas. To spend more time with her four sons, all in high school, she decided to close her store. Luckily, she was familiar with Wilkerson and called them as soon as she knew she wanted to move on to bigger, better and more family-focused things. Was she happy with her decision? Yes, she was. Says Davis, “Any owner looking to make that life change, looking to retire, looking to close, looking for a pause in their career, I would recommend Wilkerson. Hands down!”

Promoted Headlines

Most Popular