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The Hilton-Rothschild Engagement Ring Revisited August 28, 2014
Shocker: “It’s a really nice diamond.” When last seen in the celebrity media, hotels heiress...
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It’s a Ring. It’s a Necklace. It’s 30 Carats from Cartier August 28, 2014
The platinum setting took 1,000 hours to complete. Headed for the 27th Biennale des Antiquaires...
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Tiffany Sales in the Americas Up 10 Percent in Second Quarter August 28, 2014
Company raises full-year profit forecast a second time. Upscale jeweler Tiffany & Co raised its...
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Hermès Star Continues to Rise in the $300 Billion Luxury Market August 28, 2014
Forbes takes a peek inside the super-secretive family business. Calling Hermès “the most ascendant...
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Group Tracks Small-Business Ambitions of Immigrant Groups August 28, 2014
Greeks top the list. We’re not sure what – if anything – this means, but it’s interesting...
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The Emmys and MTV’s VMAs . . . and Black Diamonds The Emmys and MTV’s VMAs . . . and Black Diamonds August 28, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
There was no escaping the riot of red dresses on the red carpet of this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards. But as I watched what celebrities...
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The Jeweler: Ex Wife The Jeweler: Ex Wife August 27, 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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Red Carpet to Reality: Do the Stars Help You Make Sales? Red Carpet to Reality: Do the Stars Help You Make Sales? August 27, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
First things first: Let’s do the obligatory rundown of all things Emmys. Earrings—whether studs or chandeliers, in diamonds...
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Secrets of a Smooth-Selling Shark Secrets of a Smooth-Selling Shark August 26, 2014, published in Best Practices
Although you might not suspect it upon first chatting with the amiable Donna Burgess, the Tennessee native is what sales trainer...
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What I've Learned on a Golf Course What I've Learned on a Golf Course August 25, 2014, published in Guest Blogs
The golf course has been the context of many of my business deals over the years. I've never used golf or riding in the cart...
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