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Jeweler Sends Customer a Message She Didn’t Want to Hear April 20, 2015
Her wedding ring is now ruined for her, she says. OK, so a customer comes into a jewelry store to have a diamond wedding ring cleaned, and she is quite specific about her instructions....
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Millions in Gold Coins Returned to Jeweler’s Heirs April 20, 2015
Government believed the late Israel Switt had stolen them. Rare gold coins worth millions of dollars are being returned by court order to the descendents of a late Philadelphia jeweler...
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Sharp Eye and Close Ties Bring 50 Years of Success April 20, 2015
Cuban immigrant with $200 went on to found Leonardo’s Jewelers. Leonardo’s Jewelers, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year at two stores in New Jersey, grew out of the entrepreneurial...
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The Force Will Awaken to Alexis Bittar’s '80s Punk April 20, 2015
New line is “minimal with an edge.” Details on the 7th episode of the Star Wars series, “The Force Awakens,” are starting to emerge now that the first trailer has been released,...
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The Tribe Speaks and the Jewelry Guy Is History April 20, 2015
Joe Anglim gets bounced from “Survivor.” The sun-bleached, long-haired jewelry maker from Scottsdale, Joe Anglim is out of “Survivor” after Day 24. People magazine has the epitaph...
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Are You Reaching the Big Three of Jewelry Buyers? Are You Reaching the Big Three of Jewelry Buyers? April 20, 2015, published in Designers/Jewelry
There’s no doubt that it’s crucial to focus on the needs of the costumers that you already have, but are you missing out on key...
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Paco Underhill Brings Fresh Ideas for SMART Show Audience to Take Home Paco Underhill Brings Fresh Ideas for SMART Show Audience to Take Home April 20, 2015, published in Customer Service
In his Saturday keynote address to attendees of The SMART Show, best-selling author Paco Underhill listed five factors influencing...
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Expert Guides on Buying and Selling Silver Expert Guides on Buying and Selling Silver April 18, 2015, published in Best Practices
Michael Barlerin, director of the Silver Promotion Service, says that a key 2014 retail survey found that 67 percent of jewelry...
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Hang Out With the Cool Kids Hang Out With the Cool Kids April 15, 2015, published in Best Practices
America’s Cool Store winners will be addressing Smart Jewelry Show audiences in Chicago in interview-style seminars, starting...
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At Coachella, Celebrities Rock the Jewelry Trends At Coachella, Celebrities Rock the Jewelry Trends April 15, 2015, published in Designers/Jewelry
Perhaps they’ve been listening to stories of the good ol’ days of Woodstock from their grandparents and moms and dads?...
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"Crazy" Experts on Digital & Retail Headline this Year's Smart Show April 15, 2015, published in Customer Service
Looking for the next big idea that could take your business to the next level? I’ll wager you can find it at next week’s...
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