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You Pays Your Money and You Gets Your Instagram Post May 22, 2015
Brands spend $1 billion-plus a year on sponsored posts. Ever wondered how to get your products featured on Instagram without waiting for Beyoncé to show up somewhere wearing them? Turns...
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De Beers Will Sell the Legendary Kimberley Mine May 22, 2015
Transaction expected to be completed within months. De Beers is selling the South African diamond mine that provide the foundation for its global dominance of the industry. The company...
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Eight of Nine Alleged Thieves Appear in a London Court May 22, 2015
The ninth man is still being questioned by police. Eight of the nine men detained on charges of taking part in London’s massive Easter weekend jewelry robbery appeared in court this week....
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Commerce Department Numbers Revised Again – Downward May 22, 2015
Specialty jewelers now have less than 40 percent of the market. Whenever the Commerce Department revises its sales figures lately, the new figures are even worse than when first reported....
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New Jewelry Awards Gala Set for Summer at the Louvre May 22, 2015
Some of the industry’s top names are involved. The National Jewelry Institute and The New School’s Parsons School for Design will host a gala ceremony in Paris on July 5, with dinner...
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Vegas Shopping Strategy: Turn Your Clients Into Collectors Vegas Shopping Strategy: Turn Your Clients Into Collectors May 20, 2015, published in Best Practices
While shopping the Vegas show next week, consider this: Are you underselling your clients? Adam Graham, CEO of Erica Courtney,...
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Three Trends to Shop at the Las Vegas Shows Three Trends to Shop at the Las Vegas Shows May 20, 2015, published in Designers/Jewelry
Ask any retailer and they’ll exclaim that blue is the all-time bestselling gemstone color. For the benefit of those who h...
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Who’s New to Couture’s nextWAVE and Design Atelier? Who’s New to Couture’s nextWAVE and Design Atelier? May 14, 2015, published in Designers/Jewelry
At times, I wonder if others in our industry feel a sort of escalating excitement in the days just prior to the annual Las Vegas...
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Refuse to Play the Price Game Refuse to Play the Price Game May 13, 2015, published in Customer Service
This isn’t another one of those sales advice columns urging jewelry retailers to build value in your diamond product...
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The Jeweler: Separation Anxiety The Jeweler: Separation Anxiety May 13, 2015, published in Guest Blogs
Catch "The Jeweler" every other Wednesday on INSTOREMAG.COM. For more cartoons from Tim Searfoss, go here.
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Caution: Don’t Ignore Bypass Rings Caution: Don’t Ignore Bypass Rings May 8, 2015, published in Designers/Jewelry
I can’t say, with complete certainty, when I last saw so many bypass rings being introduced into contemporary collections,...
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The Unsung (Jewelry) Heroes of the Met Gala The Unsung (Jewelry) Heroes of the Met Gala May 6, 2015, published in Designers/Jewelry
Now that the first wave of hubbub about the Met Gala has died down, we can turn our collective attention from Beyoncé’s and Kim...
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Take a Seat: An Expert's Tips on Client Comfort Take a Seat: An Expert's Tips on Client Comfort May 4, 2015, published in Customer Service
How much thought have you given to your seating options for customers?
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