Bob McGee opened the doors of McGee & Company Fine Jewelers in August 1988. In the 34 years since, McGee’s has become known for its service, expertise and the high caliber of diamond and stone jewelry and watches. colored precious stones in their cases. Now Bob plans to retire and pass the business on to the next generation of McGees. To mark the occasion, the company will hold a brief retirement sale featuring the entire collection of jewelry and watches in 14k gold, diamonds and colored gemstones. Bob McGee’s retirement sale began April 21 at McGee & Company Fine Jewelers, 880 US Highway 31 N in Greenwood.
Bob began his jewelry career as a salesman with Shane & Co. Jewelers in 1975. He spent several years working with a full-line jeweler and 10 years working as a buyer and merchandising manager with a national jeweler, before opening McGee. & Co. He is now passing the torch to his son, Adam McGee and daughter-in-law, Brittany McGee. Adam, who officially joined the company in 2009, is the store manager and jewelry buyer. His sister-in-law, Brittany, oversees marketing and accounts. Before they can officially take control of McGee & Co., their entire inventory of diamond and colored gemstone jewelry and watches must be sold to complete the transition. According to Bob, selling is a practical matter.
“I developed the tagline, ‘Built on Service, Dedicated to Quality,’ when I opened the store,” Bob said. “We have been through this. The service part is what has really allowed us to grow over the years. I want all of our friends and customers to know that we have always been there. It’s not just a slogan, it’s who we are. And Adam and Brittany will continue that tradition.
“Thank you so much for the support over the years. I will always be here and plan to stay involved, so come see me and have a cup of coffee,” Bob continued. “It’s been an honor for me to serve you. So before I retire, I am pleased to present to you this great opportunity to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones and all their spring events, at prices that have never been possible before. of the biggest sale in our 34-year history.
McGee & Company Fine Jewelers is an independent, family-owned jewelry store specializing in 14k gold jewelry, diamonds and colored gemstones, as well as watches, such as Movado, Tissot, Luminox and Seiko. Their services include custom design, repair and appraisal of jewelry and watches. McGee & Co. is a proud member of the Indiana Jewelers Association, Jewelers of America and Jewelers Board of Trade and Jewelers Vigilance Committee, as well as the Greenwood, Franklin and Marion Chambers of Commerce. McGee & Company Fine Jewelers is located at 880 US Highway 31 N in Greenwood.
For more information on the Bob McGee Retirement Sale, please call (317) 882-0500.
Sales hours: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. mcgeejewelers.com