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Holiday Shoppers Already Out in Force October 22, 2014
Season is under way for 40 percent of consumers. The annual “holiday intentions” survey from...
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Blue Nile’s Dream Box App Allows Try-ons at Home October 22, 2014
Users can even design their own engagement rings. Blue Nile has introduced an app that allows...
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New Jewelry Lines Are Kid Stuff October 22, 2014
But the products are intended for grown-ups, too. Jewelry designers are raiding the toy box for...
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“Beyoncé Effect” Made Fledgling Designers an Overnight Success October 22, 2014
Snyder sisters were not prepared for the media onslaught. What jewelry-designing sisters Jodie...
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Serena Goes Shopping, Picks Up a $75,000 Watch October 22, 2014
TMZ Shocker: Mega-rich tennis champ actually paid for it herself. It is not unusual, of course,...
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A Jewelry Designer Who’ll Miss His Mentor, Oscar de la Renta A Jewelry Designer Who’ll Miss His Mentor, Oscar de la Renta October 22, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
On Monday, when I checked my Instagram, I saw this post from fine jewelry designer Simon Alcantara: “Rest in peace. You will be...
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Three Things I Liked This Week: The Deskside Edition Three Things I Liked This Week: The Deskside Edition October 22, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
One of the great luxuries of working on INSTORE and INDESIGN is seeing new, fresh-from-the-bench pieces and meeting with their designers....
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Fill in the Blank: Displeasure to Serve Fill in the Blank: Displeasure to Serve October 17, 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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Angelina Is In Spring’s “It” Earring . . . Yes, Already Angelina Is In Spring’s “It” Earring . . . Yes, Already October 16, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
This fall, in my blogs, I’ve pointed to three key jewelry trends taking shape at this time, which are sure to be big for spring:...
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From Runway to Wedding Ring From Runway to Wedding Ring October 15, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Summer has gone and taken the prime dates for weddings with it, but that only means it’s time to start planning for next year’s...
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Costly Engagement Rings Associated with Less Successful Marriages Costly Engagement Rings Associated with Less Successful Marriages October 14, 2014, published in Customer Service
A study released this week by Emory University economics professors Andrew M. Francis and Hugo M. Mialon determined that men who...
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