Article Date: Thu Jun 18, 2020
Read below an exert from the Hamilton Spectator article"Life after Sears - the watch repair department does it alone" spotlighting Fast Time Watch & Jewellery Repair. Click here to read the full article.
Milon insists that "watches are making a comeback. Especially from a fashion perspective."
Sure, a lot of his customers might only need a $5 battery. But the small sale is a great start to build relationships with customers, he says. The next time maybe the purchase will be a strap or a new watch.
And what about Aunt Erma's old brooch? They do jewelry repairs as well.
He said not long ago, a woman came in with a "locket with a lot of sentimental value that apparently had been blessed by the Pope. And we were able to repair it."
That kind of thing makes him feel good about the work he does, feeling blessed himself that the company is set for a second chance.
"When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade. That's what my father taught me and that's what we are doing," said Milon.