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Hot Sellers: March 2010

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

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Top-selling jewelry brands for January*

[h4]Pandora (28), Trollbeads (7), Chamilia (7), Everlon (3), Gabriel & Co. (3), Hot Diamonds (3), Tacori (3), Alwand Vahan (2), Citizen (2), Elle (2), Ivan Alan Jewels (2), John Hardy (2), LeStage (2), Rolex (2), SteelX (2), Zable Beads (2) [/h4]

*Jewelry brands mentioned by more than one of the 138 Brain Squad members who responded when we asked what they’d be reordering in February.

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[h3]Any jewelry that can be monogrammed is still a hot seller for us. — Berley Linder; Evelyn’s Jewelry & Gift Shop, Barnwell, SC [/h3]

Ear cuff sales have been off the charts recently. Don’t know why, but I like it! Not everyone carries them, so I’ve been able to grab lots of new customers via Google searches!  — Janne Etz; Contemporary Concepts, Cocoa, FL

Royal Chain — the beads, and they have a great price-point market with their silver fashion and gold accent line. — Brian Rouse; Bay Area Diamond Co., Green Bay, WI

Tacori is first in bridal and Pandora is still selling well. — John Turrentine; Thomas S. Fox Diamond Jewelers, Grand Rapids, MI

Rainbow sapphires from Michael Couch — a vendor we discovered at The INSTORE Show! — Loann Stokes; Stokes Jewelry Services, Stillwater, MN

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I doubled my Thomas Sabo sales in December and reordered weekly. We order Stuller and SteelX every week to 10 days pretty much all year long. — Lisa Corbin; Tompkins Jewellers, Lethbridge, AB
Mark Schneider is still selling very strong. True Romance and Rego are right behind. — Chuck Kuba; Iowa Diamond, Des Moines, IA

Luminox watches have been bringing in all new traffic.  — Scott Kelly; Jems Jewels & Gold, North Wales, PA

We found fabulous designs from Interings and Elma Gil at the IJO conference last summer and are excited about them. — Julie O’Brien; Les Olson Jewelers, Palm Harbor, FL

Our best sellers by far are Empire Gems’ colored stone lines and Levy Corporation’s engagement rings. — Denise Oros; Linnea Jewelers, La Grange, IL

Price point and silver jewelry (John Hardy) are strong. — Jeff Fox; Barnes Jewelry, Amarillo, TX

The Diamond Occasion Necklace by Ivan Alan. — Karla Doolittle; Mark Jewellers, La Crosse, WI

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[span class=note]This story is from the March 2010 edition of INSTORE[/span]

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The store was a landmark in Topeka, Kansas, but after 80 years in business, it was time for Briman’s Leading Jewelers to close up shop. Third generation jeweler and owner Rob Briman says the decision wasn’t easy, but the sale that followed was — all thanks to Wilkerson. Briman had decided a year prior to the summer 2020 sale that he wanted to retire. With a pandemic in full force, he had plenty of questions and concerns. “We had no real way to know if we were going to be successful or have a failure on our hands,” says Briman. “We didn’t know what to expect.” But with Wilkerson in charge, the experience was “fantastic” and now there’s plenty of time for relaxing and enjoying a more secure retirement. “I would recommend Wilkerson to any retailer considering a going-out-of-business sale,” says Briman. “They’ll help you reach your financial goal. Our experience was a tremendous success.”

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Hot Sellers

Hot Sellers: March 2010

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

[componentheading]Hot Brands [/componentheading]

Top-selling jewelry brands for January*

[h4]Pandora (28), Trollbeads (7), Chamilia (7), Everlon (3), Gabriel & Co. (3), Hot Diamonds (3), Tacori (3), Alwand Vahan (2), Citizen (2), Elle (2), Ivan Alan Jewels (2), John Hardy (2), LeStage (2), Rolex (2), SteelX (2), Zable Beads (2) [/h4]

*Jewelry brands mentioned by more than one of the 138 Brain Squad members who responded when we asked what they’d be reordering in February.

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[h3]Any jewelry that can be monogrammed is still a hot seller for us. — Berley Linder; Evelyn’s Jewelry & Gift Shop, Barnwell, SC [/h3]

Ear cuff sales have been off the charts recently. Don’t know why, but I like it! Not everyone carries them, so I’ve been able to grab lots of new customers via Google searches!  — Janne Etz; Contemporary Concepts, Cocoa, FL

Royal Chain — the beads, and they have a great price-point market with their silver fashion and gold accent line. — Brian Rouse; Bay Area Diamond Co., Green Bay, WI

Tacori is first in bridal and Pandora is still selling well. — John Turrentine; Thomas S. Fox Diamond Jewelers, Grand Rapids, MI

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Rainbow sapphires from Michael Couch — a vendor we discovered at The INSTORE Show! — Loann Stokes; Stokes Jewelry Services, Stillwater, MN

I doubled my Thomas Sabo sales in December and reordered weekly. We order Stuller and SteelX every week to 10 days pretty much all year long. — Lisa Corbin; Tompkins Jewellers, Lethbridge, AB
Mark Schneider is still selling very strong. True Romance and Rego are right behind. — Chuck Kuba; Iowa Diamond, Des Moines, IA

Luminox watches have been bringing in all new traffic.  — Scott Kelly; Jems Jewels & Gold, North Wales, PA

We found fabulous designs from Interings and Elma Gil at the IJO conference last summer and are excited about them. — Julie O’Brien; Les Olson Jewelers, Palm Harbor, FL

Our best sellers by far are Empire Gems’ colored stone lines and Levy Corporation’s engagement rings. — Denise Oros; Linnea Jewelers, La Grange, IL

Price point and silver jewelry (John Hardy) are strong. — Jeff Fox; Barnes Jewelry, Amarillo, TX

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The Diamond Occasion Necklace by Ivan Alan. — Karla Doolittle; Mark Jewellers, La Crosse, WI

[span class=note]This story is from the March 2010 edition of INSTORE[/span]

Continue Reading
Advertisement

SPONSORED VIDEO

Wilkerson Testimonials

Retirement Made Easy with Wilkerson

The store was a landmark in Topeka, Kansas, but after 80 years in business, it was time for Briman’s Leading Jewelers to close up shop. Third generation jeweler and owner Rob Briman says the decision wasn’t easy, but the sale that followed was — all thanks to Wilkerson. Briman had decided a year prior to the summer 2020 sale that he wanted to retire. With a pandemic in full force, he had plenty of questions and concerns. “We had no real way to know if we were going to be successful or have a failure on our hands,” says Briman. “We didn’t know what to expect.” But with Wilkerson in charge, the experience was “fantastic” and now there’s plenty of time for relaxing and enjoying a more secure retirement. “I would recommend Wilkerson to any retailer considering a going-out-of-business sale,” says Briman. “They’ll help you reach your financial goal. Our experience was a tremendous success.”

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