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Blue Nile Tiptoes Toward Retail with Nordstrom’s Deal July 31, 2014
Online retailer turns to bricks-and-mortar to build brand identity. Customers cannot actually buy...
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Report: Retail Workers Making Less Money than 35 Years Ago July 31, 2014
And their schedules are increasingly unpredictable. Most retail workers are earning less than they...
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Birks Group Will Close Florida Office, Consolidate in Montreal July 31, 2014
Mayors stores not affected, says the company. Smarting from a $5.8 million net loss in fiscal 2104,...
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Photos Capture the Unique Beauty of Gemstone Flaws July 31, 2014
One gem merchant’s trash is this gem photographer’s treasure. Danny Sanchez has been a phot...
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Kering Adds to Watch and Jewelry Holdings with Purchase of Nardin July 31, 2014
Company will now own ten international brands. Kering, which already owns nine jewelry and luxury-watch...
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Diamond Council Promotes New Generation of Jewelry Pros Diamond Council Promotes New Generation of Jewelry Pros July 31, 2014, published in Customer Service
The Diamond Council of America has launched a program to train high school students for jobs in the jewelry industry, ranging...
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A Trio of Trends from New York A Trio of Trends from New York July 30, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Just when you thought it summer meant a vacation from trend spotting, the trifecta of the JA and Luxury Privé jewelry shows and...
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Amanda Gizzi Trend Session Amanda Gizzi Trend Session July 29, 2014, published in Customer Service
When Amanda Gizzi talks, people listen. At least, people who are interested in knowing and understanding the latest jewelry trends...
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Running Social Media Is Like Running A Store Running Social Media Is Like Running A Store July 29, 2014, published in Best Practices
I’ve been talking to experts and retailers for weeks about social media. I’ve learned a lot from everyone – which is good!...
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Our Goal: The Best, Biggest, Most Useful Survey Ever Our Goal: The Best, Biggest, Most Useful Survey Ever July 28, 2014, published in Customer Service
Each year we attempt to create the biggest, best, most awesome survey the jewelry industry has ever seen … and usually we...
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