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Kindhearted Jeweler Solves Marine’s Engagement Ring Problem September 16, 2014
Staten Island’s Casale Jewelers even paid above the purchase price. Cory Schifter of Staten Island’s...
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Made-in-America Wristwatches Seek Niche-Market Sales September 16, 2014
Supplier predicts, “U.S. watches are the wave of the future.” From a cubicle-sized workshop...
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Red Carpet Appearances Net Global Notice for L.A. Jewelers September 16, 2014
Cottage-industry designers get a bump-up from celebrity culture. Los Angeles is becoming a “hub...
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Geneva Auction Season Promises Duchess of Windsor Jewelry September 16, 2014
And, oh yeah, a $16 million watch. A tiger-shaped Cartier brooch and bracelet once owned by Wallis...
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New Engagement Ring Line at Penney’s Tops Out at $10,000 September 16, 2014
Fine jewelry has been one of the chain’s few bright spots. J.C. Penney, whose recent success with...
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Jewelry Heads East (As Did London’s Runways) Jewelry Heads East (As Did London’s Runways) September 16, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Casual observers of London Fashion Week, which comes to a close today, may not have noticed the strong Eastern inspired aesthetic...
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Dear Big Brands: Your Canned PR Is Boring Dear Big Brands: Your Canned PR Is Boring September 15, 2014, published in Customer Service
In an age when people of all ages – but especially Millennials – are so interested in real, authentic experiences and products,...
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Do Men or Women Make Better Jewelry Salespeople? Do Men or Women Make Better Jewelry Salespeople? September 12, 2014, published in Customer Service
Do men talk over you in conversations? Fail to register what you're saying? Explain things to you in a tone that suggests you're...
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Fill in the Blank: Favorite Jewelry Designer Fill in the Blank: Favorite Jewelry Designer September 12, 2014, published in Around the Web
Welcome to "Fill in the Blank," a weekly helping of nutritious thought for growing jewelry store owners.
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The Future Forecast at VicenzaOro The Future Forecast at VicenzaOro September 10, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
On day three of the VicenzaOro jewelry fair Paola De Luca charges up to me at the time of our appointed meeting dressed in a knee-length...
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The Jeweler: Ladies Man The Jeweler: Ladies Man September 10, 2014, published in Guest Blogs
Catch "The Jeweler" every other Wednesday on INSTOREMAG.COM. For more cartoons from Tim Searfoss, go here.
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