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More iWatch Drum Beats Heard from Apple August 22, 2014
Documents suggest production nears for a “jewelry” item. It will be interesting to see what...
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Not Fully Comfortable with It, Retailer Seeks to Tame Technology August 22, 2014
But face-to-face relationships remain her stock in trade. Dolores Forsythe, who has been running...
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Magazine Provides Guide to Layering Trend August 22, 2014
Chunky statement pieces, says the report, are losing ground. There’s been a lot of talk lately...
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Graff Set to Dazzle Paris Show with Colored Gemstones August 22, 2014
Slide show features blue diamonds and Pigeon’s Blood rubies. Graff Diamonds has provided UK media...
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Three Score and Seven Years Ago, a 3-Carat Diamond Was Princely August 22, 2014
And the queen still wears the ring. Return with us now to those modest days of yesteryear, when...
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Turning Around a Sinking Store Turning Around a Sinking Store August 22, 2014, published in Customer Service
If there was one "good" thing about the Great Recession, it was that just about all retailers had company in their misery. With...
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Fill in the Blank: How Was Your Vacation Fill in the Blank: How Was Your Vacation August 22, 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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Why Is Social Media Important? Why Is Social Media Important? August 21, 2014, published in Best Practices
INSTORE’s Big Story coming up in the September issue is about social media — specifically how retailers can try creative approaches...
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How Are You Using Big Data? How Are You Using Big Data? August 21, 2014, published in Customer Service
Seems a day doesn’t go by that we don’t hear more about “Big Data” — Amazon, Google and Facebook collecting bits and pieces...
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Coming: The Year of Black Pearls Coming: The Year of Black Pearls August 21, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
This isn’t really a left-field surprise, is it? Considering the growing popularity of cool pearl jewelry over the past year, my...
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