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Designer Brings Jewelry Buzz to Capitol Hill July 23, 2014
Hilary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi and Lynne Cheney are among her customers. When her boss, Georgia Senator...
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Gimme a Camshaft Bearing and Some Earrings, and make It Quick July 23, 2014
Thieves mistake auto parts shop for jewelry store. A pair of thieves in Aurora, IL got a bit confused...
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Vermont Sues Retail Chain Over Toxic Jewelry July 23, 2014
State says more than 30,000 pieces have been sold. The Vermont attorney general is suing Dollar...
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Service with the Personal Touch Is the Key to Virginia Chain’s Success July 23, 2014
Sales are up five-fold since 2002. “You can’t get a ‘hello’ or ‘goodbye’ or ‘kiss...
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From Violinist to Attorney to Designer, Jennie Kwon Finds Her Niche in Jewelry July 23, 2014
Her business started with a three-week metalworking class and guts. To say that Jennie Kwon took...
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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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Hello, Ruby Bridal? Hello, Ruby Bridal? July 17, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Whenever you hear of engagement rings with a non-diamond colored gem center, you (or I) typically think first of blue sapphire. It’s...
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INSTORE & INDESIGN Take Home 6 Awards INSTORE & INDESIGN Take Home 6 Awards July 17, 2014, published in Customer Service
One of the best parts of my job is when I get to give our fantastic team of editors and designers a pat on the back for a job well...
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