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INSTORE Staff

The Answer to Our March Gem Quiz Is …

Eileen McClelland

Back From The Brink: How Resourceful Jewelry Retailers Overcame Challenges of 2020

Trace Shelton

Jewelry Retailers Emerge From 2020 Battle-Scarred But Ready For The Future

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David S. Geller

How To Cut Out Shop Waste

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Shane Decker

18 Non-Verbal Cues That Show When Your Client Is Ready To Buy

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Press Releases

KIM International Announces New 2021-2022 Hard-Bound Catalog

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Sarine Presents: Tracing the Diamond Journey Story from Mine to Main Street

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Chris Burslem

My Cousin Paraiba Gets The Glory, But My Deep Arctic Blue Is Still Beautiful

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David Brown

Here’s How COVID-19 Reshaped Jewelry Retailing — And How You Can Make The Most Of It

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Beth Bernstein

The Latest Heart-Shaped Jewelry Is Creative and Modern, Like These Earrings Worn by Katy Perry

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Tim Searfoss

Cartoon: Jewelry Helps Keep Things on Track

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Jimmy DeGroot

Video: How to Find a Good Manager for Your Jewelry Store

David Squires

Getting Back to Work: Off the Road — the Changing Role of the Manufacturer’s Rep

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Dave Richardson

Here’s Why Comfortable Chairs Can Make or Break a Sale

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Howard Cohen

Half Eagle Gold Coin Sells for Record-Breaking $8.4M

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Becky Stone

18 New Silver Jewelry Pieces, From Everyday Wear to Funky Fresh

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Kate Peterson

A Client Shows Up to Pick Up Her Repaired Jewelry, But a Masked Man Has Already Paid and Left With It

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Barbara Palumbo

Jewelry Designer Lecil Henderson Was a ‘Pièce Unique’

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Jim Ackerman

Video: Don’t Be Afraid to Run Multiple Jewelry Marketing Promotions at Once

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SmartWork Media Content Studio

Gone Fishin’ (Thanks to Wilkerson)

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Tanya Dukes

Holiday Gift Guide: Building Blocks For Her Jewelry Box

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Kyle Bullock

Podcast: The 12 Days of Christmas … Like You’ve Never Heard It Before

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James Ritchie

Winter Weather Slams US Retailers, Including Jewelers

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Abe Sherman

Attention Manufacturer Reps: Your Role Must Evolve

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Josh Wimmer

Take Off That Hat!

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Lorraine DePasque

This New Jewelry Was Inspired by the Great Beyond

Ralf Kircher

Best-Performing Jewelry Brand for INSTORE Readers Changes for First Time in Years

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Andrea Hill

If Your Marketing Seems Scattershot, Here’s How to Streamline Your Messaging

Anna Tyler

Finalist-ACS 2003 – Rafinity

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INSTORE Staff

2 Charged in $70,000 Jewelry Store Robbery in Salt Lake City

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Jeff Unger

Jeff Unger: I Wish

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Shane O'Neill

How to Make Your Website the Cornerstone of Your Business

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Charles Pobee-Mensah

Online Marketing That Jewelers Should (and Shouldn’t) Do In-House

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Cullen Wulf

Video: It’s Not My Problem When You Buy a $120 Ring and Your Wife Finds Out It’s ‘Fake’

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Megan Crabtree

For Jewelry Manufacturers: 3 Tips To Consider When Developing New Products

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Edahn Golan

Edahn Golan: The Lab-Grown Consumer Numbers That You Need To Know

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Julie Fanselow

Wanna Buy a Watch Here? Join the Club

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Aleah Arundale

Call A Diamond A ‘Rock’? Here’s Why You Should

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Liz Kantner

This Fierce Female Client Type Wants Jewelry As Powerful As She Is

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Harriet Heithaus

When Wisconsin Store Redesigned, There Was a Surprise in Every Corner

Sarah Yates

ACS 2005 7th Place: Murphy Jewelers

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Denise Oros

Illinois Store Owner Talks Christmas COVID Bingo, Funny Customer Questions and a Record-Breaking December

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Sherry Smith

Replenish or Reprice? What to Do With Aged Inventory for the Holidays

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Kathleen Cutler

How To Close Virtual Sales

Monica Stephenson

Monica Stephenson: Semi-Precious — Says Who?

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Evan James Deutsch

Here Are 3 Ways to Beat Online Retailers

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Cathleen McCarthy

Brash Boston Store Serves Passionate Clientele (Including Lots of New England Patriots)

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Emmanuel Raheb

How to Make Your Jewelry Website Authoritative in Google’s Eyes

Jennifer Farnes

Here’s How To Get Millennials’ Attention

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Cindy Edelstein

Customer Types: The Power Player

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Bill Warren

Here Are 4 Characteristics of Successful Jewelers, According to Bill Warren

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Michael Indelicato

My Diamond Price Predictions for 2021 … And How You Can Capitalize

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Pam Levine

What’s Next in Retail? Here Are Lessons Learned at This Year’s National Retail Federation’s “Big Show’

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Smart Age Solutions

The Digital Doc: Creating a Marketing Plan for the Holidays, and More Q4-Related Questions

Matthijs Braakman

To Achieve More, You Must Motivate Better

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Ellen Fruchtman

Should You Market During the COVID-19 Crisis? Heck Yes

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Pamela Mitchell

Century-Old Ohio Store is Ready for Whatever Comes Next

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Andy Malis

Congratulations on Surviving the Recession … Now It’s Time To Put A Stake In The Ground

Paul Holewa

ACS 2006 2nd Place: Josephs Jewelers

Todd Wasylyshyn

Independent – Schmindependent!

Erinn Hutkin

This Chicago Classic Has a New Look and New Location

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Wendy Paler

10 Tips to a More Useful and Customer-Driven Online Presence

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Leslie McGwire

The Plumb Club and RJC Deepen Relationship

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Jesse Burkhart

11 Things That Only Jewelers Can Understand

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Scott Ginsberg

How to Replace Perfection with Progress in Your Jewery Store

Sharon Edry

ACS 2005 9th Place: Eve J. Alfillé Gallery & Studio

Tiffany Stevens

3 Things You Can Do Now to Limit Your Long-Term Liability

David Sexton

The 3 Most Important Rules to Remember in Case of Robbery

Eric Robertson

Eric Robertson: Eye of the Beholder

Andy Koehn

To Sell More Jewelry, Be More Selfish

Susan Granger

ACS 2017 Small Cool 2nd Place: EC Design

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Daniela Balzano

To Start Making More Sales, Summon Your Inner Challenger

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Gloria Maccaroni

How to Make Your Social Media SEO-Friendly

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Rod Worley

Why a New Set of Eyes Could Be All You Need to See Your Business Differently

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Elizabeth Kellar

21 of Jewelry Retailers’ Biggest Fears and How to Forget Them for Good

Rowena Pumihic

19 Photos That Show Why Hugo Kohl Boutique and Factory Is One of America’s Coolest Jewelry Stores

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David Blitt

This Jeweler Says Brands Are Competing With Brick and Mortar

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Linda Cahan

Why You Need A Custom Visual Standards Manual

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Eve Alfille

How I Win Over Young People Who ‘Don’t Like Jewelry’

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Ryan Goff

Here Are 4 Reasons to Start Using TikTok

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Avedis Guerboian

A 72-Year-Old Jewelry Store’s Farewell Letter to the Millennials Who Just Don’t Understand

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Steve Boudreau

Competition Is Absolutely Everywhere Now — and I Refuse to Be a Casualty

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Larry Johnson

3 Simple Ways a “Good-Better-Best” Display Can Make You More Money

Melissa Becker

Guidance for Re-Opening Jewelry Businesses in a COVID-19 Era

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Yasemin Mutlu

Diamonds from a Distance: 6 Tips for Surviving and Thriving Through COVID-19

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Brett Weiler

The First America’s Coolest Stores Winner Reflects on What It Means

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Angely Martinez

BIPOC Designers Seek Education And Business Development Opportunities

Angie Ash

Digital Corner: Is Your Marketing Reflective of Your Customers?

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Stephen Webster

Building Something Cool Means Having No Regrets, Says Stephen Webster

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Simon Watt

EAT Gallery Owner Reflects on 2019 Coolest Honor

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Jesse Balaity

Why Some COVID-19 Changes in Store Design Are Here to Stay

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Brain Squad

Event Ideas for the Dog Days of Summer and More Big Dates for July

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Conor Redmond

Jeweler Tactics: What the 2008 Great Recession Can Teach Us About COVID-19

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Mike Webb

Here’s Why the New Age of Marketing Requires New Methods

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Bruce Freshley

When Advertising For The Holidays, Pick One Medium And Do It Well

Dan Kisch

The Jewelry Industry Was the Star at This 116-Year-Old Event

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Debbie Fox

Our Outgoing America’s Coolest Store Shares What Her Year Was Like

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Tom Duma

Why Your Salvation Comes In Delegation

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Josh Linkner

4 Months of Focused Effort Could Change You for the Better

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Terry Chandler

Hear Those Jingle Bells? They’re Also Wedding Bells

Ronnie Crocker

Los Angeles Watch Retailer Goes For the Win With $2.5 Million Renovation

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Sally Furrer

Sally Furrer: Create Your Jewelry Store Open-to-Buy Plan Based On Reality

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Becky Beauchine Kulka

Here’s How We Make This the Best Time of Year at My Store

Rachael Kennedy

Fellow Jewelers, We Are the Problem … And We Alone Can Fix It

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Mark Rozanski

Want to Survive? Go Custom

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Avi Levy

IGI North American President Sees Omni-Channel Retail as the Way Forward

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Daniel Spirer

Jeweler’s Vow: ‘I’m Not Measuring People’s Fingers for Free Anymore!’

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Christian Tse

How One Jewelry Manufacturer Has Overhauled His Factory To Deal With COVID-19

Shawn Higgins

One Retailer Who’s Traveled the World Challenges the Rest to Work and Buy Sustainably

William Irwin

A New Location Has Put This Historic Georgia Jeweler at the Heart of His City

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Debbie Kordansky

Jewelry Road Rep Navigates a Post-Lockdown World

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Adam Gerety

Online Spaces Allow Independent Jewelers to Enter the Global Marketplace

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Jennifer Markas

Here’s How We Can Level The Playing Field For Women In The Jewelry Industry

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Daniel Dabakarov

5 Tips for Getting More Out of Your Social Media

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Lester Lampert

What Being Recognized as America’s Coolest Jewelry Store Means to Chicago’s Lester Lampert

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Elle Hill

How Failure Leads to Growth

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Laurie Owen

14 Keys to Stopping an Employee Embezzling From Your Jewelry Business

Judy Truesdell

Llyn Strong Fine Jewelry

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Bruce Audley

Sometimes Firing a Jewelry Customer Is For the Best … And Here’s a Perfect Example

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John Buzogany

I Used to Make Jewelry. Now I Bake Cakes

Erik Runyan

Jewelers Must Take These Steps to Avoid the Fate of the Dodo

Michelle Bailey

6 Keys for Building a Millennial-Friendly Showroom

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John Kennedy

10 Tips to Keep Your Jewelry Store Safe During the Holidays

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Jennifer Heebner and Kathy Grenier

Pearl Proponents Find Inspiration in the Journey of These Organic Gems

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Alex Fetanat

Lead Generation vs. Lead Nurturing: Marketing For Jewelers

Mars Legarde

Get Virtual with The Plumb Club’s TPC-365

Cliff Yankovich

Cliff Yankovich Dons A Superhero Cape To Mentor Youths

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Lydia Ksionda

Rough Edges, Inclusions and Fractures Add Their Own Beauty to Gemstones, Writes This Designer

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Brian McCall

To Buy Jewelry Over the Counter Correctly, a Big Brain Shift Is Required

Dominique Sotillo

10 Jewelry Display Mistakes to Avoid During the Holidays

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Sam Indelicato

5 Effective Strategies for Amplifying Your Digital Presence

Heather Burleson

Online Competition Won’t Go Away, but Jewelers Can Fight It. Here’s How

Dan and Jess Gendron

Watch Batteries Can Be Your 30-Cent Miracle

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Andrew Rickard

Want to Sell a Diamond? Favor Speed Over Specificity

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Aly Martinez

Million-Dollar Seller Achieves Jewelry Dreams

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Rebecca Foerster

How the Value And Symbolism Of Diamonds Are Likely to Change

Robert Hallett

This Jeweler Explains Why Entering the America’s Coolest Stores Contest is Its Own Reward

Mills Menser

Five Steps to More Profitably Buy Diamonds Off the Street

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Jay Gerber

From ‘The Last Dance’ to ‘The Answer,’ the NBA and Its Jewelry Always Dazzle

Dominick Gabriel

To Succeed Online, Retailers Need Brand Partners with Online Infrastructure, says Dominick Gabriel of Gabriel & Co.

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Bill Hutchinson

Business Was Good, and So Was the Economy. He Closed His Jewelry Store Anyway

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Chris Snowden

Buy That Laser Welder. (You Will Definitely Not Regret It.)

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Mark Clodius

Jewelers Can Count on Love and Christmas, Says Rockford Store Owner

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Lynelle Schmidt

A Competitor Bought 200 1-Star Reviews For Our Facebook Page – Here’s Our Story

Justin Banaszynski

Essay Contest Winner: I’ve Seen the Enemy, and He is Me

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Marcus Newman

Why Group Insurance May Be Best for Your Business, Even If It’s Just You

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John Carter

Here’s Why Smiling With Your Eyes Can Make All The Difference

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John Kim

What Jewelers Need To Know About Augmented Reality Tech