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Outside The Box: Ritz-Carlton Boutique Opening

Outside The Box: Ritz-Carlton Boutique Opening

Published in the January/February 2014 issue

LANDSBERG JEWELERS (WHITE PLAINS, NY)

When Jonathan and Jeffrey Landsberg opened Landsberg Jewelers’ new third location at the Ritz- Carlton Hotel in White Plains, NY, they teamed with the Ritz and Luxe Magazine and introduced three new designer lines: Faith Ann Kiely, Royal Asscher, and Jack Vartanian. The mayor of White Plains handled the ribbon-cutting, and more than 150 guests attended.

INTERVIEW WITH JONATHAN LANDSBERG, OWNER, AND VINNY PERUGINI, MARKETING AND ADVERTISING DIRECTOR

How successful was the event?
“We are seeing and feeling the results of the event to this day. Guest who didn’t purchase that evening have come back and purchased items weeks later.”

Outside The Box: Ritz-Carlton Boutique Opening

WHAT WERE THE CHALLENGES OF HOSTING THE EVENT?
“The evening was very challenging because the space is a lot smaller then we are used to working with. We had a difficult time helping everyone and making sure things were secure. All in all, we did make quite a few sales that evening, in spite of the large amount of people who attended.”

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HOW DID WORKING WITH THE RITZ-CARLTON ADD TO THE EXPERIENCE?
“They have never participated in a situation where three luxury brands came together to produce an event, but it went off without hitch. Guests had the pleasure of tasting some of the chef’s latest culinary creations. A signature cocktail was created along with a cookie with our logo. The curiosity of customers wanting to view our newest location and the level of luxury that the Ritz-Carlton brand gives made for a wonderful evening.”

WHAT WAS IT LIKE WORKING WITH LUXE MAGAZINE?
“We have worked with Luxe for the past two years, and they are a wonderful media partner. Luxe assisted with designing the invitation, supplying the photographer, mailing the invitations and scheduling e-blasts to promote the event.”

How was the event promoted?
“Over three hundred invitations were mailed to our customers’ homes. We also sent out three e-blasts inviting customers and friends to the event. A special email was sent out to all the Ritz-Carlton residents, inviting them down to celebrate the evening with us. Luxe Magazine also sent e-blasts to local clients and subscribers.”

Outside The Box: Ritz-Carlton Boutique Opening

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Celebrate Your Retirement with Wilkerson

For nearly three decades, Suzanne and Tom Arnold ran a successful business at Facets Fine Jewelry in Arlington, Va. But the time came when the Arnolds wanted to do some of the things you put off while you’ve got a business to run. “We decided it was time to retire,” says Suzanne, who claims the couple knew how to open a store, how to run a store but “didn’t know how to close a store.” So, they hired Wilkerson to do it for them. When she called, Suzanne says Wilkerson offered every option for the sale she could have hoped for. Better still, “the sale exceeded our financial goals like crazy,” she says. And customers came, not only to take advantage of the going-out-of-business buys and mark-downs, but to wish a bon voyage to the beloved proprietors of a neighborhood institution. “People were celebrating our retirement, and that was so special,” says says.

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Outside The Box: Ritz-Carlton Boutique Opening

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Outside The Box: Ritz-Carlton Boutique Opening

Outside The Box: Ritz-Carlton Boutique Opening

Published in the January/February 2014 issue

LANDSBERG JEWELERS (WHITE PLAINS, NY)

When Jonathan and Jeffrey Landsberg opened Landsberg Jewelers’ new third location at the Ritz- Carlton Hotel in White Plains, NY, they teamed with the Ritz and Luxe Magazine and introduced three new designer lines: Faith Ann Kiely, Royal Asscher, and Jack Vartanian. The mayor of White Plains handled the ribbon-cutting, and more than 150 guests attended.

INTERVIEW WITH JONATHAN LANDSBERG, OWNER, AND VINNY PERUGINI, MARKETING AND ADVERTISING DIRECTOR

How successful was the event?
“We are seeing and feeling the results of the event to this day. Guest who didn’t purchase that evening have come back and purchased items weeks later.”

Outside The Box: Ritz-Carlton Boutique Opening

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WHAT WERE THE CHALLENGES OF HOSTING THE EVENT?
“The evening was very challenging because the space is a lot smaller then we are used to working with. We had a difficult time helping everyone and making sure things were secure. All in all, we did make quite a few sales that evening, in spite of the large amount of people who attended.”

HOW DID WORKING WITH THE RITZ-CARLTON ADD TO THE EXPERIENCE?
“They have never participated in a situation where three luxury brands came together to produce an event, but it went off without hitch. Guests had the pleasure of tasting some of the chef’s latest culinary creations. A signature cocktail was created along with a cookie with our logo. The curiosity of customers wanting to view our newest location and the level of luxury that the Ritz-Carlton brand gives made for a wonderful evening.”

WHAT WAS IT LIKE WORKING WITH LUXE MAGAZINE?
“We have worked with Luxe for the past two years, and they are a wonderful media partner. Luxe assisted with designing the invitation, supplying the photographer, mailing the invitations and scheduling e-blasts to promote the event.”

How was the event promoted?
“Over three hundred invitations were mailed to our customers’ homes. We also sent out three e-blasts inviting customers and friends to the event. A special email was sent out to all the Ritz-Carlton residents, inviting them down to celebrate the evening with us. Luxe Magazine also sent e-blasts to local clients and subscribers.”

Outside The Box: Ritz-Carlton Boutique Opening

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SPONSORED VIDEO

Celebrate Your Retirement with Wilkerson

For nearly three decades, Suzanne and Tom Arnold ran a successful business at Facets Fine Jewelry in Arlington, Va. But the time came when the Arnolds wanted to do some of the things you put off while you’ve got a business to run. “We decided it was time to retire,” says Suzanne, who claims the couple knew how to open a store, how to run a store but “didn’t know how to close a store.” So, they hired Wilkerson to do it for them. When she called, Suzanne says Wilkerson offered every option for the sale she could have hoped for. Better still, “the sale exceeded our financial goals like crazy,” she says. And customers came, not only to take advantage of the going-out-of-business buys and mark-downs, but to wish a bon voyage to the beloved proprietors of a neighborhood institution. “People were celebrating our retirement, and that was so special,” says says.

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