HeadlinesU.S. Immigration Red Tape Preventing Jeweler from Visiting Dying Mother Published 4 years agoon January 8, 2016By Share Tweet He has been battling the immigration system for years. Harold van Beek, owner of Jewelry By Harold in North Liberty, IA, says that he’s unable to visit his dying mother in the Netherlands because crossing the border would jeopardize his business, local news affiliate KCRG reports.Van Beek, the report adds, has lived in the U.S. for more than a decade, but his visa only permits him to operate a small business and does not allow him to become a citizen. He told KCRG that by crossing the border, his visa would be voided and he may not be allowed to return to the country, putting his business and the immigration status of his family at risk. “The only thing that I am asking, let me come back in the same status that I am in right now just to say farewell to my mom, that’s the only thing that I am asking.”Read more at KCRG AdvertisementRelated Topics: click to Comment(Comment)Up NextBreastMilkJewelry.com? Yep, It’s a Real Website and an Actual BusinessDon't MissNew Wearable Fitness Tracker Actually Looks Like Jewelry Advertisement SPONSORED VIDEOWilkerson TestimonialsHaving a Moving Sale? 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Published 4 days agoon November 8, 2019By INSTORE Staff Enlisting social media “influencers” has become a popular way to promote a wide range of products, including jewelry.Unfortunately, it’s not always obvious to consumers what is and isn’t an ad. The Federal Trade Commission wants to fix that.The FTC has released a new publication for online influencers that lays out the agency’s rules of the road for when and how influencers must disclose sponsorships to their followers.The new guide, “Disclosures 101 for Social Media Influencers,” provides influencers with tips from FTC staff about what triggers the need for a disclosure and offers examples of both effective and ineffective disclosures.The guide and accompanying videos underscore that the responsibility to make disclosures about endorsements lies with the influencer. The guide outlines the various ways that an influencer’s relationship with a brand would make disclosures necessary, and it reminds influencers that they cannot assume that followers are aware of their connections to brands.AdvertisementThe guide includes tips for when and how influencers should tell their followers about a relationship. For example, it suggests the words influencers might use, as well as where in their social posts a disclosure should appear.The new publication summarizes the FTC’s existing guidance in this area, including the FTC’s Endorsement Guides and a 2017 question-and-answer document produced by staff. Continue Reading HeadlinesVideo: Things to Remember When Dealing with ‘Gonna Buy’ Jewelry Customers Sometimes jewelers flub the easy sale. Published 4 days agoon November 7, 2019By Jimmy DeGroot ONE TYPE OF CUSTOMER that jewelers encounter is the “gonna buy” type.They fully intend to make a purchase if they find what they’re looking for. Unfortunately, sometimes jewelers flub what should have been an easy sale.In this video, jewelry store training expert Jimmy DeGroot discusses this type of client with Brad Huisken.Take a look: Continue Reading HeadlinesTiffany Reportedly Wants LVMH to Raise Its Acquisition Offer Tiffany’s sees the original $14.5B offer as too low. Published 5 days agoon November 7, 2019By INSTORE Staff Tiffany & Co. wants French luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton to increase its acquisition offer, Reuters reports.LVMH recently made an offer of $120 per share, or about $14.5 billion, in a bid to grow its U.S. presence.Citing unnamed sources, Reuters reports that Tiffany is willing to “open its books and provide confidential due diligence” if the offer goes higher.Sources have said the Tiffany’s board is looking for a price of $140 per share, according to Reuters.AdvertisementLVMH is said to be considering making a new offer. 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