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Wacky TV Spots Make Louisville Jeweler a Local Star September 23, 2014
Store’s singing security chief gets featured billing. Louisville jeweler John Tan didn’t even...
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NPR’s Jewelry Price Tag Story Prompts Spirited Discussion September 23, 2014
Comments from jewelers range from sweet to sour. Brooklyn jewelry store owner Tara Silberberg talked...
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Report: Tiffany Box Is the World’s Most Popular Package September 23, 2014
Virtually everything about it is trademarked. From the color to the shape of the box to the white...
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“Best Jeweler in the World” Buys His Second Lamborghini September 23, 2014
There’s also a Bentley, a Ferrari and seven other cars in his garage. You would not expect a man...
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Despite $400 Million Loan, Analysts Are Bearish on Sears September 23, 2014
Money comes from investment firms owned by company CEO. Although the chain announced last week that...
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News From the Underground: A Facebook Exile, Week 1 News From the Underground: A Facebook Exile, Week 1 September 23, 2014, published in Guest Blogs
I pulled the plug on my personal Facebook doings a little over a week ago. So far so good. My water supply is holding out. ...
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With Cigars and Scotch, Men May Shop Till They Drop With Cigars and Scotch, Men May Shop Till They Drop September 23, 2014, published in Best Practices
Are you considering a men’s night this year? In gathering tidbits for a November article on last-minute holiday preparations,...
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Designer Jacquie Aiche Nails Marketing Campaign Designer Jacquie Aiche Nails Marketing Campaign September 22, 2014, published in Customer Service
Last week, I wrote about how canned marketing and PR is just a big fat waste of money, so this week, I thought I’d write about...
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Fill in the Blank: What’s For Lunch? Fill in the Blank: What’s For Lunch? September 19, 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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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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