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Innovative Retailer
Inside California’s Talisman Collection
March 31, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Glasses and Gems Glimmer at Higashi Jewelry & Eyewear
March 4, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Store We Adore
My House of Style
March 31, 2014
By Karen Dybis
Shop Talk For the Success of Your Store
How Jewelers Can Tap Into the Booming Men’s Lifestyle Market
Features April 1, 2014
By Victoria Gomelsky, Editor-in-Chief
In 2009, while Marie Helene Morrow was on safari with her family in Kenya, she was intrigued by the Swahili word kiyume. The owner of Reinhold Jewelers, a chain of high-end jewelry stores in Puerto...
Inside California’s Talisman Collection
Innovative Retailer March 31, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Opening a fine jewelry store that didn’t feel like a fine jewelry store was Andrea Riso’s lifelong dream. The retailer/gemologist, who opened Talisman Collection in El Dorado Hills, Calif., late last...
My House of Style
Store We Adore March 31, 2014
By Karen Dybis
The neighborhood where Diane Harris opened My House of Style in 2005 once housed Birmingham’s upscale art-gallery district. The large picture window filling the space with sunlight attracted Harris...
Meet the Men Behind the Counter at LaRog Brothers Jewelers
It's All Relative March 31, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Tyler Rogoway grew up around the jewelry business—his father, Dave, and uncle, Rick, co-own LaRog Brothers, a fine jewelry store with two locations in the Portland, Ore., suburbs. But it wasn’t until...
A Simple Marketing Plan
Market Intelligence March 28, 2014
By Tony Argyle with Leanne Argyle
In the past 10 years, marketing has gone through a lot of changes. The tools required to bring in new clients keep changing, with a new lexicon and new social media popping up daily. But don’t...
You’ve Got It Custom-Made at Carroll’s Jewelers
Retail Details March 28, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
1. How do you differentiate your store from the competition?By providing great service and customization. We’re on a street with 20 to 30 clothing shops; every one of them carries jewelry. People...
JCK 5: Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Store
Shop Talk March 28, 2014
By JCK Staff
Kathleen Carmical, an account executive in jewelry powerhouse Stuller’s interiors department, talks about how to spruce up your store without spending a dime.1. Clean: You may not notice the dust...
Forget Facebook: Why Retailers Need to Know About Social Networks Like Snapchat
Shop Talk March 28, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
As a modern jewelry retailer, you’re probably already utilizing the A-list social media sites—Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Instagram—to promote your store. But if luring millennials is...
How Retailers and Designers Can Guard Against Knockoffs
Features March 4, 2014
By Susan G. Hauser
Jewelry designers tend to remember the first time they got knocked off in the same way that most people remember the exact moment they learned about a terrible event.
Fresh Flair: 10 Up-and-Coming Jewelry Designers
Features March 4, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
Get to know their names—and their inventive jewelry designs—before they really break out. And trust us, they will.
Retail Jewelry In the News
March 25, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Mobile retailing is, by all accounts, where virtual shopping is trending. According to Nielsen, shopping on mobile devices doubled in 2013, compared to 2012. And research firm Distimo reports that...
March 19, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
We asked four retailers in Los Angeles—the Left Coast’s undisputed hotbed of style—to share their best-selling piece (or pieces) of men’s jewelry this week.Roseark anchor bracelet, $36
March 5, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
We asked retailers around the country—and in Canada!—to share their best-selling women’s watches this week. @CavalierGastown (Cavalier, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada). Classico...
February 19, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
We asked retailers across the country to share their best-selling yellow gold pieces this week.
February 12, 2014
By Emma Beck
We asked retailers across the country to share their best-selling pieces priced under $500 this week. Silverscape Designs, Northampton, Mass. Ed Levin sterling silver signature bracelet, $...
February 5, 2014
By Emma Beck
We asked retailers across the country to share their best-selling men’s wedding bands this week:  Michael C. Fina, New York City, N.Y. Michael C. Fina ‏‪Classic collection (pictured: platinum...
January 29, 2014
By Emma Beck
We asked retailers across the country to share their best-selling engagement rings this week. 
January 28, 2014
By Rob Bates, Senior Editor
David Yurman’s gonna make it after all!The brand is opening its first boutique in the Minneapolis area at the Galleria Edina this spring, the company confirmed. The news first appeared in MSP mag.Not...
January 22, 2014
By Emma Beck
 We asked retailers and brands across the country to share their best-selling pearl jewelry this week.
January 16, 2014
By Emma Beck
We asked retailers across the country to share their best-selling right-hand rings this week. Chas Schwartz & Son, Washington, D.C. Hearts on Fire Illa ring with 3.6 cts. t.w...
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