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Indian Diamond Merchant Rewards Employees Big Time October 21, 2014
Gifts range from apartments to cars to jewelry. An Indian diamond merchant has given his 1,000...
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Alex and Ani Sued for Breach of Contract October 21, 2014
Company says it had a deal to buy A and A’s marketing division. Jewelry maker Alex and Ani faces...
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Retailer Resistance Could Block Apple’s Mobile-Pay System October 21, 2014
There’s not much reason to buy in, says one analyst. Apple’s hopes to revolutionize retail...
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Survey Says Americans Prefer Word-of-Mouth to Advertising October 21, 2014
Most visit three web sites before purchasing jewelry. One-third of Americans say they don't trust...
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Barnes Departure from Signet a Surprise but Not a Shock October 21, 2014
One former Signet exec says there wasn’t much left for Barnes to do. A former Signet executive...
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Fill in the Blank: Displeasure to Serve Fill in the Blank: Displeasure to Serve October 17, 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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Angelina Is In Spring’s “It” Earring . . . Yes, Already Angelina Is In Spring’s “It” Earring . . . Yes, Already October 16, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
This fall, in my blogs, I’ve pointed to three key jewelry trends taking shape at this time, which are sure to be big for spring:...
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From Runway to Wedding Ring From Runway to Wedding Ring October 15, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Summer has gone and taken the prime dates for weddings with it, but that only means it’s time to start planning for next year’s...
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Costly Engagement Rings Associated with Less Successful Marriages Costly Engagement Rings Associated with Less Successful Marriages October 14, 2014, published in Customer Service
A study released this week by Emory University economics professors Andrew M. Francis and Hugo M. Mialon determined that men who...
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Honey, I’m Watching You Honey, I’m Watching You October 10, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Since the Las Vegas jewelry shows, I’ve been making mental notes about new collections I’m seeing that focus on gems with honey...
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Fill in the Blank: Musically Minded Fill in the Blank: Musically Minded October 10, 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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