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Fortune Magazine Offers Lessons from the “Best Retail Store in the Land” July 25, 2014
It’s probably not the store you think. With more than $27 billion in global sales, profits that...
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Beyond the Engagement Ring Selfie: Introducing the Ring Cam July 25, 2014
Product originated as a student project. A group of students from Hope College in Michigan hit the...
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Jennifer Fisher’s Own “Tomboy Chic” Defines Her Edgy Brand July 25, 2014
Designer will produce a fine-jewelry line for J. Crew. Jennifer Fisher says she started her jewelry...
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Vanity Fair Engagement Ring Slideshow Hits Top-of-the-Line Highlights July 25, 2014
“It’s really not just the thought that counts.” You would not expect the folks at Vanity Fair...
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Trend Alert: Spray-On Jewelry, For Those Who Don’t Want to Commit July 25, 2014
These necklaces wash off in five or six days. They’re being billed on Instagram as a jewelry fashion...
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Sales Rebound Continues, Gold Joins the Rally Sales Rebound Continues, Gold Joins the Rally July 25, 2014, published in Money Matters
The rebound in jewelry-store performance that we have seen in recent months continued into June with an improvement on rolling 12-month...
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Hand Jewelry: A Thumbs-Up . . . or Down? Hand Jewelry: A Thumbs-Up . . . or Down? July 24, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
As anticipation grows for the February film release of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” I’ve been thinking especially about all this...
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JA Summer Session: Meet the New Designers JA Summer Session: Meet the New Designers July 23, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Anyone who has been working in the jewelry industry long enough has probably clocked a fair number of hours at trade shows. And whether...
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Remembering Retail Designer Bruce Brigham Remembering Retail Designer Bruce Brigham July 18, 2014, published in Customer Service
Acclaimed interior designer Bruce Brigham, whose projects included a makeover of Cartier stores worldwide, work on the storied...
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Fill in the Blank: Just Stop Asking Fill in the Blank: Just Stop Asking July 18, 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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