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Holt’s father and daughter duo, succession planning in action

Holt’s father and daughter duo, succession planning in action

Mark Holt is in the process of turning over the reins of his store to his daughter Alexandra. In the waning years leading up to his anticipated retirement, Mark Holt, owner of Holt’s Diamond Jewelers in Wautoma, WI, is working harder than he ever has ...

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CIBJO Board of Directors approves newest Blue Book

CIBJO Board of Directors approves newest Blue Book

Provides guidance for responsible sourcing in the jewelry sector

(MILAN, ITALY) - The Board of Directors of CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, has approved the first edition of the Responsible Sourcing Book, which provides a framework and guidan...

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GIA alum Craig Danforth to join Jewelers Mutual team

GIA alum Craig Danforth to join Jewelers Mutual team

Craig Danforth (NEENAH, Wis.) – Craig Selimotic Danforth will join the leadership team of Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group on January 28, assuming the role of Vice President of Client Solutions.

Danforth has 25-plus years of sales, business development, ...

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Industry Events

Jewelry Industry Summit announces speakers, agenda

Jewelry Industry Summit announces speakers, agenda

Theme for Feb. 2-3 event in Tucson: Pathways to Sustainable Jewelry  

(NEW YORK) - The organizers of the Jewelry Industry Summit published the impressive agenda and speaker roster for the upcoming Jewelry Industry Summit taking place in Tucson, Feb...

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New treatment with sapphires requires additional disclosure

New treatment with sapphires requires additional disclosure

Sapphire, as well as most colored gemstones today are routinely treated to improve their appearance and increase their salability. Simple heat application, often called ‘cooking’ is an ancient method of enhancing colored stones. Depending on the ston...

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New treatment with sapphires requires additional disclosure

4 DAYS AGO
New treatment with sapphires requires additional disclosure

Sapphire, as well as most colored gemstones today are routinely treated to improve their appearance and increase their salability. Simple heat application, often called ‘cooking’ is an ancient method of enhancing colored stones. Depending on the stone itself, other forms of enhancement may be applie...

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Retail jobs grew 37,600 year-over-year in December

10 DAYS AGO
Retail jobs grew 37,600 year-over-year in December

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Retail industry employment in December increased by 15,200 jobs seasonally adjusted from November and 37,600 jobs unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation reported. The retail gains, which exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants, came as the...

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Jewelry Industry Summit announces speakers, agenda

4 DAYS AGO
Jewelry Industry Summit announces speakers, agenda

Theme for Feb. 2-3 event in Tucson: Pathways to Sustainable Jewelry  

(NEW YORK) - The organizers of the Jewelry Industry Summit published the impressive agenda and speaker roster for the upcoming Jewelry Industry Summit taking place in Tucson, Feb, 2-3, 2019. An international array of expert and ...

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First JIS Show of 2019, January 19 - 21

4 DAYS AGO
First JIS Show of 2019, January 19 - 21

Are you ready for 2019?

Jewelers International Showcase (JIS) invites you to your first chance of 2019 to restock your stores with the latest jewelry styles and fill in those key items that sold out over the holidays. JIS January is an ideal jewelry show to reconnect with your current suppliers and s...

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GIA alum Craig Danforth to join Jewelers Mutual team

3 DAYS AGO
GIA alum Craig Danforth to join Jewelers Mutual team

Craig Danforth (NEENAH, Wis.) – Craig Selimotic Danforth will join the leadership team of Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group on January 28, assuming the role of Vice President of Client Solutions.

Danforth has 25-plus years of sales, business development, marketing, training, and finance experience, most ...

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Jewelers of America announces 2019 GEM Awards winners

4 DAYS AGO
Jewelers of America announces 2019 GEM Awards winners

Stewart Wicht, Tiffany & Co., Fernando Jorge, Threads and Will Kahn take home awards

(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA) held the 17th annual GEM Awards on Friday, January 11, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York. Stewart Wicht, received the GEM Award for Lifetime Achievement and Tiffany & Co...

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CIBJO Board of Directors approves newest Blue Book

4 DAYS AGO
CIBJO Board of Directors approves newest Blue Book

Provides guidance for responsible sourcing in the jewelry sector

(MILAN, ITALY) - The Board of Directors of CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, has approved the first edition of the Responsible Sourcing Book, which provides a framework and guidance for due diligence related to the responsible so...

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Kin & Pebble introduces new tower display

4 DAYS AGO
Kin & Pebble introduces new tower display

Personalized jewelry manufacturer Kin & Pebble is offering a new display option for their jewelry retail partners. The new 3-in-1 tower display features 29 pieces of their best-selling jewelry items divided into three themed shelves.

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The Marketing Minute: Trend Spotting

1 YEAR AGO

Marketing specialist George Prout produces a weekly marketing advice video for retail jewelers, The Monday Morning Marketing Minute. He’s generously agreed to let us share them with our eWeekly readers.

 

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The Marketing Minute: Pricing Strategy

1 YEAR AGO

Marketing specialist George Prout produces a weekly marketing advice video for retail jewelers, The Monday Morning Marketing Minute. He’s generously agreed to let us share them with our eWeekly readers.

 

Click here  to see more of George Prout’s The Marketing Minute

 

 

 

 

 

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