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Why Aren’t There More Jewelry-Store Sitters?

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Here’s an idea floated recently on the Jewelers Helping Jewelers Facebook forum that needs serious follow-up — jewelry-store sitters. These would be retired jewelry professionals who could fill in when a store owner needs to take a vacation. It’s something dairy farmers have done for decades (the risk of exploding cows means they can’t just lock up and go away). Create a freelancer.com-style app for this and you could be an industry hero.


This article originally appeared in the July 2017 edition of INSTORE.

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The store was a landmark in Topeka, Kansas, but after 80 years in business, it was time for Briman’s Leading Jewelers to close up shop. Third generation jeweler and owner Rob Briman says the decision wasn’t easy, but the sale that followed was — all thanks to Wilkerson. Briman had decided a year prior to the summer 2020 sale that he wanted to retire. With a pandemic in full force, he had plenty of questions and concerns. “We had no real way to know if we were going to be successful or have a failure on our hands,” says Briman. “We didn’t know what to expect.” But with Wilkerson in charge, the experience was “fantastic” and now there’s plenty of time for relaxing and enjoying a more secure retirement. “I would recommend Wilkerson to any retailer considering a going-out-of-business sale,” says Briman. “They’ll help you reach your financial goal. Our experience was a tremendous success.”

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Why Aren’t There More Jewelry-Store Sitters?

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Here’s an idea floated recently on the Jewelers Helping Jewelers Facebook forum that needs serious follow-up — jewelry-store sitters. These would be retired jewelry professionals who could fill in when a store owner needs to take a vacation. It’s something dairy farmers have done for decades (the risk of exploding cows means they can’t just lock up and go away). Create a freelancer.com-style app for this and you could be an industry hero.


This article originally appeared in the July 2017 edition of INSTORE.

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Retirement Made Easy with Wilkerson

The store was a landmark in Topeka, Kansas, but after 80 years in business, it was time for Briman’s Leading Jewelers to close up shop. Third generation jeweler and owner Rob Briman says the decision wasn’t easy, but the sale that followed was — all thanks to Wilkerson. Briman had decided a year prior to the summer 2020 sale that he wanted to retire. With a pandemic in full force, he had plenty of questions and concerns. “We had no real way to know if we were going to be successful or have a failure on our hands,” says Briman. “We didn’t know what to expect.” But with Wilkerson in charge, the experience was “fantastic” and now there’s plenty of time for relaxing and enjoying a more secure retirement. “I would recommend Wilkerson to any retailer considering a going-out-of-business sale,” says Briman. “They’ll help you reach your financial goal. Our experience was a tremendous success.”

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