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The Hip Parade: All About Cut Fine Jewelers of Baton Rouge, La.
December 29, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Talking to Jim Brusilovsky of Marks Jewelers About His Diamond Search Engine
October 3, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Store We Adore
Shop Talk For the Success of Your Store
The Change-Up at VicenzaOro
Show Biz January 2, 2015
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
When Matteo Marzotto, the new president of Italy’s VicenzaOro fair, took over in early 2014, he ushered in a slew of changes: The January fair—set for Jan. 23–28 at the convention center—and the...
Preview of the Second Annual JCK Tucson Show
Show Biz January 2, 2015
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
The international jewelry industry is set to heat up the Arizona desert this winter. Now in its second year, JCK Tucson will welcome a new one-day signature preshow event on Feb. 1, LUXURY one2one,...
JCK 2015 PREVIEW: The Fantastic Forecast for the Jewelry Industry in 2015
Features January 2, 2015
By JCK Staff
For retailers, 2015 will be all about reinvention: ­transforming themselves into media outlets, manufacturers, and even diamond buyers. herewith, 10 hot ­topics that jewelers will be buzzing about...
The Hip Parade: All About Cut Fine Jewelers of Baton Rouge, La.
Innovative Retailer December 29, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Cut Fine Jewelers, an up-and-coming fine jewelry store in Baton Rouge, La., is not your parents’ prim and proper jewelry spot. The shop, which debuted in early 2012 as an appointment-only retailer,...
A Look Inside Susan Campbell Jewelry of Pensacola, Fla.
Store We Adore December 29, 2014
By Kelly Oden
In the 455 years since Spanish conquistador Don Tristán de Luna y Arellano set anchor in its bay, Pensacola, aka the City of Five Flags, has fallen under various rules: Spanish, British, French,...
Behind Providence Diamond of Cranston, R.I., Are New England Compatriots
It's All Relative December 29, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Peter Pritsker, co-owner of Cranston, R.I., fine jewelry store Providence Diamond, fell in love with the diamond business long before he became a retailer. The 71-year-old built his jewelry career on...
Why Google+ Is Good for Small Businesses
Tech Support December 29, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
People like to joke that Google+ is a pale imitation of Facebook. But Google didn’t debut the network in 2011 just to give users a place to post cat pics and birthday greetings. It created Google+,...
Chatting With Dawn Hendricks About the “Extreme Curation” of Peridot Fine Jewelry in Larchmont, N.Y.
Retail Details December 29, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
1. What is your single best money-saving initiative?We do more of our own graphic design in-house now. We’re very specific about our look and feel, and we have a strong point of view. We can...
JCK 5: Motivating Words From Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, and More
Shop Talk December 29, 2014
By JCK Staff
Get inspired by these words of ­wisdom from captains of industry, past and present.1. “To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” —Thomas J...
How to Hire Staff With That Killer Sales Instinct
Shop Talk December 29, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
As a retail manager, would you ever hire someone you wouldn’t want to have anything to do with socially? If your answer is “no,” your sales team may be lacking in killer instincts.Cultivating a...
Retail Jewelry In the News
January 22, 2015
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
You’ve heard that in business, content is king these days. Which is why so many businesses have instituted what amounts to mini publishing houses to crank out quippy social media and blog posts...
January 15, 2015
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Westime, the multi-brand watch retailer based in Los Angeles, now has courtside presence at NBA games. The company announced a partnership with the Los Angeles Clippers—and Swiss watchmaker Breitling...
January 12, 2015
By Victoria Gomelsky, Editor-in-Chief
The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie unveiled on Jan. 9 a new certification program that marks the first time the industry has a means of testing a person’s knowledge of watches and fine ...
January 8, 2015
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Technology writers from every corner of the Internet are breathlessly reporting on the newest crop of wearable devices debuting at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this...
December 18, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
It’s almost over. The busiest time of the year for most jewelry retailers abruptly ends this coming week. No doubt you’re already counting down the days to when you’ll be...
December 11, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Jewelry and 3-D printing are already cozy bedfellows. Big and small brands have embraced the DIY technology, and smart retailers are integrating industrial-grade printers into their back-room ...
December 4, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
In the digital age, a handwritten note is the proverbial unicorn of interpersonal communications. Which makes it all the more special—and potentially impactful—when sent to consumers.But few...
November 25, 2014
By Logan Sachon, Social Media Journalist
Courtesy Christie’sThe heart-shape fancy red diamond ring by MoussaieffA heart-shape fancy red diamond ring by Moussaieff set a world auction record at Christie’s Hong Kong today.The 2...
November 19, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
The Apple Watch, which will be unleashed on the world in early 2015, may be the wearable du jour—but tech’s other big leaguers aren’t exactly conceding defeat when it comes to shilling...
November 17, 2014
By Logan Sachon, Social Media Journalist
Courtesy BonhamsThe flawless collection of hearts and arrows diamondsBonhams will auction a rare collection of 16 flawless hearts and arrows diamonds on Nov. 26 in Hong Kong.
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