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No Sale to Kim Kardashian for Designer Irene Neuwirth April 21, 2015
Kanye has yet to comment. Designer Irene Neuwirth has “actively prevented Kim Kardashian from buying her jewelry,” according to a report on the Fashionista website from a panel discussion...
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Pandora’s New Commercial Leaves the Today Show “Dusty-Eyed” April 21, 2015
They mean, like, weepy. Pandora is getting props for a new commercial featuring blindfolded children able to identify their mothers by touch. “Some kids rub faces, hold hands, and grasp...
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If Women Earn Less, Maybe They Should Pay Less April 21, 2015
Pennsylvania shop tries to level the playing field. A pop-up shop traveling Pennsylvania this month with a variety of handmade merchandise, including jewelry, is charging women 76 cents...
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It’s a Watch. It’s a Phone. It’s a Bracelet. It’s Samsung. April 21, 2015
Patent covers a multi-purpose device so thin you wear it on your wrist. Lest you think that the wearable tech folks have been sitting on their hands during the overture for the Apple Watch,...
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Bigamist Buys Same Engagement Ring Twice April 21, 2015
File under “Adding Insult to Injury.” A London woman discovered that her husband of six years was married to another woman for most of that time. Reports the UK Daily Mail: “It was...
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Restore the Romantic “Language of Diamonds” Restore the Romantic “Language of Diamonds” April 21, 2015, published in Best Practices
Stephane Fischler, president of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre, says a bit of optimism and improved communication are needed...
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Are You Reaching the Big Three of Jewelry Buyers? Are You Reaching the Big Three of Jewelry Buyers? April 20, 2015, published in Designers/Jewelry
There’s no doubt that it’s crucial to focus on the needs of the costumers that you already have, but are you missing out on key...
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Paco Underhill Brings Fresh Ideas for SMART Show Audience to Take Home Paco Underhill Brings Fresh Ideas for SMART Show Audience to Take Home April 20, 2015, published in Customer Service
In his Saturday keynote address to attendees of The SMART Show, best-selling author Paco Underhill listed five factors influencing...
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Expert Guides on Buying and Selling Silver Expert Guides on Buying and Selling Silver April 18, 2015, published in Best Practices
Michael Barlerin, director of the Silver Promotion Service, says that a key 2014 retail survey found that 67 percent of jewelry...
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Hang Out With the Cool Kids Hang Out With the Cool Kids April 15, 2015, published in Best Practices
America’s Cool Store winners will be addressing Smart Jewelry Show audiences in Chicago in interview-style seminars, starting...
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At Coachella, Celebrities Rock the Jewelry Trends At Coachella, Celebrities Rock the Jewelry Trends April 15, 2015, published in Designers/Jewelry
Perhaps they’ve been listening to stories of the good ol’ days of Woodstock from their grandparents and moms and dads?...
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