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Police Arrest Suspect in Jeweler Hit-and-Run Death July 31, 2015
46-year-old man faces multiple charges, including murder. Police have arrested a New York City train operator as a suspect in the hit-and-run death of jeweler Aron Aranbayev, co-owner of...
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"20/20" Profiles Jewelry-Theft Gang of Four July 31, 2015
They took millions from a dozen stores in eight states. A gang of jewelry thieves whose eight-state crime spree hit 12 stores and netted millions is profiled tonight on ABC-TV’s “20/20.”...
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Tiffany Scion Who Revitalized Jewelry Lines Dies at 91 July 31, 2015
Henry Platt preferred the sales floor to an office. Henry B. Platt, who, as the head of Tiffany’s in the 60s and 70s revitalized the brand’s dormant jewelry lines, died earlier this month...
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Jeweler Pitches Idea to “Shark Tank” Producers July 31, 2015
It took David Bellman a night in the parking lot to get in line. Among the group 800 entrepreneurs who lined up in Maine this week for a chance to compete for investors on NBC’s “Shark...
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Danica Patrick Celebrates Tissot Intro in Indianapolis July 31, 2015
She likes it, she really likes it. NASCAR darling and Tissot brand ambassador Danica Patrick has a new watch – a Tissot PR 100 Chronometer, presented her at Reis-Nichols Jewelers in In...
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The Dirty World of Digital Marketing The Dirty World of Digital Marketing July 31, 2015, published in Guest Blogs
Like all valuable commodities, truth is often counterfeited. — James Cardinal Gibbons Digital Marketing – talk about buzzwords!...
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JA-New York Show Trend: In the Black JA-New York Show Trend: In the Black July 30, 2015, published in Designers/Jewelry
Imagination exhilarates and, certainly, that’s what exhibitors did this year at the summer JA-New York Show—particularly...
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The Jeweler: Fakes The Jeweler: Fakes July 29, 2015, 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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"I Do Not Reorder Pieces": Heresy or Genius? July 27, 2015, published in Customer Service
Inventory experts would have you reorder every fast-selling piece in your store – and they’re generally right. However,...
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Jewelers For Water: Fine-Tuning the Message Jewelers For Water: Fine-Tuning the Message July 27, 2015, published in Best Practices
Although the scope of Alethe Fatherley’s caring may sometimes seem as deep and wide as the ocean, what she cares most about these...
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Spelling Out the Appeal of Acrostic Jewelry Spelling Out the Appeal of Acrostic Jewelry July 24, 2015, published in Designers/Jewelry
Personal jewelry — delicate in scale and loaded with meaning for the wearer — remains a hot seller. And combining it with a trend...
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Eric Robertson: Discount Diamonds Eric Robertson: Discount Diamonds July 23, 2015, published in Guest Blogs
Eric Robertson is a writer, illustrator and creative lead for Green Lake Jewelry Works. More of his completely random drawings...
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Finally, a Bracelet Trend in Fine (At Any Price) Finally, a Bracelet Trend in Fine (At Any Price) July 22, 2015, published in Designers/Jewelry
Add-a-bead-or-charm designs, friendship styles, and other such affordable bracelets notwithstanding, traditional fine jewelers (at...
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