Adapted from The Vancouver Sun by Nila Gopaul
Vahid was born in Iran.
He came to Canada 30 years ago.
He sells and fixes clocks and watches.
His business is called It’s About Time.
It’s About Time is in Langley, B.C.
Business has changed.
Vahid says his business has changed.
He worried seven years ago.
Many people started to use
their iPhones to tell time.
But watches are popular again.
Young people are wearing watches,
And they spend a lot of money
to buy good watches.
What is not popular now?
Pocket watches and grandfather clocks.
Vahid also makes clocks.
Vahid has built clocks for cities
in Canada and in the U.S.
It takes about eight to 10 weeks
to make a city clock.
Each city clock sells for $15,000 to $25,000.
Adapted from The Vancouver Sun