Some are excited for new business, some are excited for retirement.
Plus one reader wants independent retailers to take a stand against fixing jewelry that was purchased from the major e-tailers online.
Our readers share their thoughts and questions ahead of the holidays.
Plus one reader is tired of “looky-loos.”
These were the letters to the editor in September.
Some say business continues to boom.
Plus some loved the INSTORE Design Awards while others did not.
Plus one reader is not happy with vendors selling direct to consumers online.
"Is this just reality and we have to face it and raise all our prices?"
One reader introduced a puppy as a “greeter” in their store.
And one reader really wants to know how to find employees.
And one jeweler will no longer accept rings bought elsewhere online for sizing.
Despite a strong year last year, many jewelers are pessimistic about 2022.
And, of course, they talk about their holiday sales so far as well.
One says he’s not happy with the current goings-on in Washington D.C.
These were your letters from November.
"The industry is changing, but it is also much the same as 30 years ago."
Fantastic as always. Full of learning ideas!
Plus one jeweler feels betrayed by his suppliers.
Most are excited to travel again.