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Analysts Predict Success for Resurrected Fortunoff’s September 18, 2014
New store opens this week. Retail analysts are saying the prognosis is excellent for the reborn...
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Kohl’s Increased Seasonal Hiring Could Signal a Merry Christmas September 18, 2014
In general, seasonal retail hiring is expected to “significantly outpace” 2013. An announcement...
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Lots of Sound and Fury, but No Action by NFL Advertisers September 18, 2014
Signet Jewelers, which typically spends more than $40 million on football ads, has remained mum. While...
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Cops Get a Kick Out of Plight of Guy Locked in Jewelry Store September 18, 2014
“Let’s get that genius out of there,” says first responder. The hapless gentleman himself...
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Ohio Couple Accused of Defrauding 52 Creditors September 18, 2014
One customer told her gem could not be returned because it "exploded". A husband-and-wife team of jewelers...
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Jewelry Heads East (As Did London’s Runways) Jewelry Heads East (As Did London’s Runways) September 16, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Casual observers of London Fashion Week, which comes to a close today, may not have noticed the strong Eastern inspired aesthetic...
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Dear Big Brands: Your Canned PR Is Boring Dear Big Brands: Your Canned PR Is Boring September 15, 2014, published in Customer Service
In an age when people of all ages – but especially Millennials – are so interested in real, authentic experiences and products,...
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Do Men or Women Make Better Jewelry Salespeople? Do Men or Women Make Better Jewelry Salespeople? September 12, 2014, published in Customer Service
Do men talk over you in conversations? Fail to register what you're saying? Explain things to you in a tone that suggests you're...
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Fill in the Blank: Favorite Jewelry Designer Fill in the Blank: Favorite Jewelry Designer September 12, 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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The Future Forecast at VicenzaOro The Future Forecast at VicenzaOro September 10, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
On day three of the VicenzaOro jewelry fair Paola De Luca charges up to me at the time of our appointed meeting dressed in a knee-length...
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The Jeweler: Ladies Man The Jeweler: Ladies Man September 10, 2014, 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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