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Jeweler in Pajamas Saves Christmas for His Customer December 22, 2014
Customer service may be one reason why Ohio store has recorded double-digit growth. Jayare Chichanski, one of the owners of...
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Floyd Mayweather Goes Shopping, Santa Takes Second Place December 22, 2014
The champ spent $250,000 on holiday bling last week. Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather – whom Forbes calls the highest-paid...
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Holiday “Return Fraud” Costs Retailers $3.6 Billion December 22, 2014
Losses triple in one year, says NRF. New figures from the National Retail Federation say that merchants stand to lose as much...
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Great-Great-Grandfather’s Clock Back in Jeweler’s Hands December 22, 2014
Signature clock had been missing for 40 years. Fourth-generation jeweler Tom Nelson has his great-great-grandfather’s clock...
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Bloomberg Reviews Retailer Acquisitions of Diamond Mines December 22, 2014
Article credits Tiffany as “a leader in the movement.” Bloomberg News reviews one of the biggest recent developments in the...
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INSTORE Named Best B-to-B Retail Magazine INSTORE Named Best B-to-B Retail Magazine December 18, 2014, published in Customer Service
A few weeks ago I mentioned here that INSTORE and INDESIGN were nominees for several magazine industry awards. This past week, we...
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The Jeweler: Elf The Jeweler: Elf December 17, 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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Spath Jewelers’ Most Wanted: Inventory Manager Targets Aged Goods With Humor Spath Jewelers’ Most Wanted: Inventory Manager Targets Aged Goods With Humor December 16, 2014, published in Best Practices
When Matthew Clark took over inventory management at Spath Jewelers in Bartow, FL, five years ago, he was convinced that some of...
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Retail Sales Rise During Holidays Retail Sales Rise During Holidays December 15, 2014, published in Customer Service
As jewelry retailers enter the home stretch of the Christmas shopping season, the U.S. Department of Commerce is reporting that...
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The Workhorses in a Jewelry Wardrobe The Workhorses in a Jewelry Wardrobe December 10, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Even devoted fashion followers probably don’t know that brands recently started showing 2015 pre-fall collections. The splashy...
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Remembering Scott Kay, the Man behind the Brand Remembering Scott Kay, the Man behind the Brand December 9, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
When someone lives his life out loud — passionately, fearlessly, open to its possibilities — often, the silence following his...
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