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Dallas Jeweler Once Snubbed a Billionaire’s Grandson October 2, 2014
Long-ago incident still used in employee training. Celebrating a golden anniversary in business...
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Small Business Owners Say They’re Happy. Successful? Not So Much October 2, 2014
Independence is key to satisfaction, says Gallup survey. Some 56 percent of small-business owners...
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Designer Super-Sizes Rings for Paris Show October 2, 2014
They could be specialty items for the really, really engaged. Designer Delfina Delettrez – her...
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Tech Changed How People Shopped, Now It’s Changing How They Pay October 2, 2014
“The era of digital payments is upon us,” says eBay exec. Brace yourselves for yet another...
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Alex and Ani Is Getting Bigger As We Speak October 2, 2014
The company did $230 million in sales last year — up 5,200 percent since 2011. Remarkable growth...
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How Smart Is Your Jewelry? How Smart Is Your Jewelry? October 1, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Though it had a flashy media reception three weeks ago, the jury is still out on whether the highly anticipated new Apple Watch will...
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How Borsheims Meets the Needs of a New Group of Customers With a Second Store How Borsheims Meets the Needs of a New Group of Customers With a Second Store September 30, 2014, published in Best Practices
When Borsheims of Omaha, NE, opened a second location called Borsheims Boutique on Nov. 15, 2013 — in an upscale, revamped outlet...
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Spectacular Service Makes or Breaks You Spectacular Service Makes or Breaks You September 29, 2014, published in Customer Service
One restaurant server recently made the difference between a good evening and a memorable one for me and my wife. The difference...
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Seventies Hoops Next, But Big Studs Now Seventies Hoops Next, But Big Studs Now September 26, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Despite Milan’s obsession with Seventies style during its Spring 2015 Fashion Week—and, yes, that means super-huge hoops likely...
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Fill in the Blank: A Little Astrology Fill in the Blank: A Little Astrology September 26, 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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Why Diamonds Are a Jeweler’s Best Friend Why Diamonds Are a Jeweler’s Best Friend September 25, 2014, published in Money Matters
August results from across our data pool have shown the strong upward trend we have seen in the last few months continuing, with...
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