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For This Jeweler, Thanksgiving Means Cooking 360 Turkeys November 25, 2014
Charity event he started is in its seventh year. Tom Dougherty, owner of Studio 2015 Jewelry in Woodstock, IL, is entering the home stretch of his marathon effort preparing 360...
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Pharrell Williams Loves Him Some Chanel Jewelry November 25, 2014
Recording star copies costume pieces with pearls and jade. Chanel is introducing a new collection with a video starring Pharrell Williams, whom Women’s Wear Daily says “famously...
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Short Takes: Designer Makes a Cameo Appearance on “Today” November 25, 2014
Also: Speed up your website for the holidays. Jewelry designer Helen Ficalora briefly chats with Al Roker in a recent “Today Show” segment touting the "Shop Small" initiative...
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Retail Hackers Out in Full Force During Holiday Season November 25, 2014
Study shows 679 major data breaches so far this year. According to information compiled by the nonprofit Identity Theft Resource Center, as of Nov. 19 there had been 679 major data...
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Swarovski Award Winner Borgo Likes It Rough November 25, 2014
Designer prefers “subversive” images. Jewelry designer Eddie Borgo, who won the CFDS’s Swarovski Award for Accessories Design in 2011, has attracted an A-list clientele with...
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Collaborations Cultivate Customers Collaborations Cultivate Customers November 24, 2014, published in Customer Service
Recently, I’ve been banging the collaboration drum pretty regularly, and that’s because a lot of top jewelers are having great...
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This Cuff Trend? Just Ignore It This Cuff Trend? Just Ignore It November 21, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Sometimes a trend is just a trend. And, while it may be interesting, it’s one of those fashion directions that jewelers should...
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November Mind Massage: Why I Hate Black Friday November Mind Massage: Why I Hate Black Friday November 21, 2014, published in Guest Blogs
I hate Black Friday! I know it's a little harsh since most of my readers are retailers, but it takes the joy out of the holiday...
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Forevermark Wants You To Hold Hands Forevermark Wants You To Hold Hands November 19, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
The party that introduced Forevermark’s #HoldMyHandForever social media project looked more like a fancy art opening than the typical...
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Retail Jeweler Brings Oscar Excitement to Pennsylvania Retail Jeweler Brings Oscar Excitement to Pennsylvania November 18, 2014, published in Best Practices
It’s only November, but I’ll bet that Cathy Calhoun, retail jeweler and event planner extraordinaire, is already thinking ahead...
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And the 2015 Color of the Year Will Be . . . And the 2015 Color of the Year Will Be . . . November 14, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Blue. A cool blue. With less than a month until the Pantone Color Institute’s announcement of its 2015 Color of the Year, that’s...
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