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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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“Lost” Engagement Ring Back on the Owner’s Hand September 17, 2014
Zales apologizes for the mix-up with a $500 Gift card. An engagement ring that was mistakenly given...
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Even at $27.6 Million, Blue Diamond Falls Short at Auction September 17, 2014
Petra was expecting $35 million or more. Petra Diamonds has sold its 122.52-carat blue diamond for...
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The Diamond’s Pretty and All, but It’s the Setting that Wows September 17, 2014
Reality show star closes down Times Square to propose. New York City real estate broker Ryan Serhant,...
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Jewelry Thieves with No Patience Are an Easy Catch for the Cops September 17, 2014
They reportedly went straight from the store to a pawn shop. Two suspects in the robbery of a San...
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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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