Smooth Operators: 10 Tools to Keep Your Productivity Up

10 tools that keep your business running like a well-oiled machineHope Wixon’s head is accustomed to spinning. At Wixon Jewelers in Minneapolis, the 25-year-old business Wixon and her husband, Dan, run, it’s no surprise to see projects pile up. The lively, 35-employee operation includes watchmakers, goldsmiths, a gem lab, a shipping department, and an internal marketing team. “We’re not idle people, and we tend to overload our plate,” Wixon says. So time is at a premium for Wixon, who confesses that the daily grind places her in a constant conflict with her business’s future and, sometimes, even peace of mind. “It’s hard to forecast or plan long-term when your wheels are spinning day in and day out,” she says. For many jewelry retailers like Wixon, productivity and efficiency are prized, but elusive, workday elements. Amid servicing customers, the necessa

This content is exclusive to JCK Pro subscribers. Subscribe now to access this and much more with discount code GOPRO21 for $199 for an entire year of access (reg. $249).


Already a JCK Pro? Log in

A JCK Pro subscription is your all-access pass to people and resources on the
cutting edge of the retail jewelry industry, from the industry authority you
know and trust

Learn about the Perks of JCK Pro

Log Out

Are you sure you want to log out?

CancelLog out