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At its heart, Valentine’s Day is about sweet-smelling things that go together (roses, chocolates, people sometimes). In the spirit of the day, Mees Jewelry in Chillicothe,...
In 2005, my wife and I bought the store where I had worked as an apprentice jeweler. I felt a sense of indebtedness to this community....
No one wants a pat on the head just for showing up. On NATIONAL COMPLIMENT DAY (Jan. 24), take your praise to a higher level: Be precise,...
Driving a rescue truck satisfies his need for speed.
When a jeweler acts according to her conscience, she is sued for breach of confidentiality.
John Atencio shakes up his retail environment to create an interactive experience.
Jewelers share their strategies for handling bad reviews.
High-flying fixtures take center stage at these businesses.
Party celebrates Sofia Kaman’s year of highlights, including top honors in INSTORE contest.
Jessica Biel at the 69th Primetime Emmys in Forevermark diamond earrings.Photo courtesy of Rex/Shutterstock The stars walked the red carpet in linear earrings at the fall...
Showing Just Claus JHJ FACEBOOK GROUP Stephen Burstein and Jessica Hammond of Stephen’s Fine Jewelry (Leawood, KS) showed off the ultimate holiday outfits at a December open...
Our ultimate calendar for jewelry pros will make planning your 2018 a breeze.
“What do you see as the strongest competitive threat to your business in 2018, and what specific actions are you taking to address it?” As I...
“Well then, Mary Lou, how’s about you whip out your glue gun and fix your own diamond ring then?” To the repair customer who said: “What...
Be You, Bravely The empowering message of KAURA JEWELS’ new Bindi Collection is “be you, bravely.” Inspired by the traditions of designer Harvinder Keila’s cultural heritage, the...
We’ll never tire of this precocious precious metal.
Jan. 1-6 MARKETING Here it is, your second bite at the Christmas cake, a.k.a. gift-card-redemption season. Ensure you’re stocked with fast sellers and good coffee, and...
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Advance Your Designs Jewelry designer Rémy Rotenier’s latest DVD, Advanced Jewelry Design, helps advanced students of rendering to elevate their skills. remydesign.net $249 Apprenticeship Appreciation MJSA...
Vow to stop doing something worthwhile.
If you want awesome reviews, this is where it all starts.
Don't under-price your professional skills.
Said with a smile, this stirs a wave of relief in the client.
Keep your focus on the item.
What do you say to the little old lady who brings in her eyeglasses and asks you to insert the screw that holds the lens in...
Try this to make your employee rewards truly special.
This action will increase your watch repair sales, profits and closing ratios.
It’s very easy to have a business become an all-consuming lifestyle that you eat, sleep and breathe. Remaining detached from your business can be a challenge,...