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Hot Sellers: July 2011

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INSTORE’s monthly round-up of what’s selling.

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Hot Sellers: July 2011

*Four-sided 7 mm titanium men’s band from Benchmark. www.benchmarkrings.com

Benchmark bands seem to be the groom’s choice for the wedding season.— Scott Kelly; Jems Jewels & Gold, North Wales, PA

We had a nice May, with strong Mother’s Day sales from Simon G., Hearts On Fire and our own brand of diamond studs. — Peter Manka Jr.; Ben Garelick Jewelers, Williamsville, NY

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High-end silver was a winner: David Yurman and John Hardy. Also, Tag Heuer sold like crazy the past few months. — Patrick McGlone; Jewels, St. Thomas, US VI

Hot Sellers: July 2011

Lovelinks, Zable Beads, Silverado — anything under $200. — Annette Evans; RD Allen Freeport Jewelers, Freeport, ME

Reactor watches are doing great in an otherwise crappy watch market. — Tom R. Nelson; Nelson Jewelry, Spencer, IA

Seiko watches. We sold a dozen of the same model gents sports. — Ken Hanchey; Hanchey Jewelers, Charleston, SC

Colored stones. Sapphires especially. Thank you, Princess Diana! — Lynn Welhauser; Gordon’s Jewelers, Orlando, FL

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Our top seller was our custom designs in 18K, 22K and TruPD. This palladium alloy has been a lifesaver with the high cost of platinum. — Francis Lynch; The Jeweler Studio; Mount Dora, FL

Larger diamond studs and Stuller’s Posh Mommy. — Scott Lescourt; Scottsdale Fine Jewelers, Scottsdale, AZ

Galatea has been a very good seller this spring. — Matthew Pav; Pav & Broome Jewelers, Gulfport, MS

Southern Gates (from the cargo hold) flew out the door for Mother’s Day. We can hardly keep it in stock! — Colby Kicia; Buddy’s Jewelry, Fuquay-Varina, NC

We just started carrying CrownRing’s tungsten line. The first week it was out, we sold three designs. That gets my attention. — Kari Bottenberg-Akers; Akers Diamond Galleria, Topeka, KS

Gabriel & Co. seems to provide lots of nice jewelry, great service and many price points. — Alex Weil; Martin’s Jewelry, Manhattan Beach, CA

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[span class=note]This story is from the July 2011 edition of INSTORE[/span]

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Alex and Gladys Rysman are the third generation to run Romm Jewelers in Brockton, Mass. And after many decades of service to the industry and their community, it was time to close the store and take advantage of some downtime. With three grown children who each had their own careers outside of the industry, they decided to call Wilkerson. Then, the Rysmans did what every jeweler should do: They called other retailers and asked about their own Wilkerson experience. “They all told us what a great experience it was and that’s what made us go with Wilkerson.” says Gladys Rysman. The results? Alex Rysman says he was impressed. “We exceeded whatever I expected to do by a large margin.”

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Hot Sellers

Hot Sellers: July 2011

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INSTORE’s monthly round-up of what’s selling.

[componentheading]Hot Brands [/componentheading]

Hot Sellers: July 2011

*Four-sided 7 mm titanium men’s band from Benchmark. www.benchmarkrings.com

Benchmark bands seem to be the groom’s choice for the wedding season.— Scott Kelly; Jems Jewels & Gold, North Wales, PA

Advertisement

We had a nice May, with strong Mother’s Day sales from Simon G., Hearts On Fire and our own brand of diamond studs. — Peter Manka Jr.; Ben Garelick Jewelers, Williamsville, NY

High-end silver was a winner: David Yurman and John Hardy. Also, Tag Heuer sold like crazy the past few months. — Patrick McGlone; Jewels, St. Thomas, US VI

Hot Sellers: July 2011

Lovelinks, Zable Beads, Silverado — anything under $200. — Annette Evans; RD Allen Freeport Jewelers, Freeport, ME

Reactor watches are doing great in an otherwise crappy watch market. — Tom R. Nelson; Nelson Jewelry, Spencer, IA

Seiko watches. We sold a dozen of the same model gents sports. — Ken Hanchey; Hanchey Jewelers, Charleston, SC

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Colored stones. Sapphires especially. Thank you, Princess Diana! — Lynn Welhauser; Gordon’s Jewelers, Orlando, FL

Our top seller was our custom designs in 18K, 22K and TruPD. This palladium alloy has been a lifesaver with the high cost of platinum. — Francis Lynch; The Jeweler Studio; Mount Dora, FL

Larger diamond studs and Stuller’s Posh Mommy. — Scott Lescourt; Scottsdale Fine Jewelers, Scottsdale, AZ

Galatea has been a very good seller this spring. — Matthew Pav; Pav & Broome Jewelers, Gulfport, MS

Southern Gates (from the cargo hold) flew out the door for Mother’s Day. We can hardly keep it in stock! — Colby Kicia; Buddy’s Jewelry, Fuquay-Varina, NC

We just started carrying CrownRing’s tungsten line. The first week it was out, we sold three designs. That gets my attention. — Kari Bottenberg-Akers; Akers Diamond Galleria, Topeka, KS

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Gabriel & Co. seems to provide lots of nice jewelry, great service and many price points. — Alex Weil; Martin’s Jewelry, Manhattan Beach, CA

[span class=note]This story is from the July 2011 edition of INSTORE[/span]

Advertisement

SPONSORED VIDEO

When the Kids Have Their Own Careers, Wilkerson Can Help You to Retire

Alex and Gladys Rysman are the third generation to run Romm Jewelers in Brockton, Mass. And after many decades of service to the industry and their community, it was time to close the store and take advantage of some downtime. With three grown children who each had their own careers outside of the industry, they decided to call Wilkerson. Then, the Rysmans did what every jeweler should do: They called other retailers and asked about their own Wilkerson experience. “They all told us what a great experience it was and that’s what made us go with Wilkerson.” says Gladys Rysman. The results? Alex Rysman says he was impressed. “We exceeded whatever I expected to do by a large margin.”

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