Meet Sam – The Watch Pro
Posted on August 30th, 2018
Sam is the man with all the watch knowledge! We thought it was about time our lovely customers got to know him a little better.
How long have you been working at Drakes?
‘I have been working for Drakes Group for just over 2 years and in the Drakes store for just over a year. I worked in Pandora, Plymouth before starting here.’
What is your favourite thing about working at Drakes?
‘Definitely the watches! I love coming up with new display ideas and making sure they are all neat and tidy.’
What do you like about working on the branded side of the store?
‘Seeing the rest of the team get passionate about our watch collections.’
What is your current favourite piece in store?
‘It would have to be one of the Seiko Astron watches we have! They keep incredibly accurate time while still looking stylish.’
What is your favourite brand in store and why?
‘I’d have to say Elliot Brown. I like that they are a local company with hard wearing watches that have a unique style. My favourite one from the collection is definitely the Bloxworth 929-008 watch.’
What is your top tip for finding the perfect watch?
‘To follow your instinct, you know what you really want. Another tip would be to ask the team plenty of questions so that you’ve got all the facts before you make your purchase.’
What do you like to do in your spare time?
‘I like to play on the Xbox and also go to the gym.’
Tell us something we didn’t know about you.
‘I once went to a 2 week festival in Portugal… Never again!!’
If you have any watch related questions or need some help picking out the perfect watch then Sam is definitely your man, he’d love for you to pop into store and say hello.