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Talking to Jim Brusilovsky of Marks Jewelers About His Diamond Search Engine
October 3, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Jewelry By Design’s Jenny Caro Is Bringing Jewelers Into the Digital Age
September 1, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Store We Adore
Store We Adore: Shannon Green Collection in Naples, Fla.
September 1, 2014
By Jennifer Adams
Shop Talk For the Success of Your Store
On the Scene at Stuller’s 2014 Bridge Conference
October 8, 2014
By JCK Staff
Stuller’s Bridge Conference draws retailers from all over the country to the company’s Lafayette, La., headquarters. Last month, JCK crashed the party.Photographs by Daniel Maldonado and John...
Joseph Keith: Custom Jewelry and Family Tradition in Houston’s Rice Village
October 7, 2014
By JCK Staff
Looking for something unique in Houston? Pop into Joseph Keith’s jewelry boutique, in Rice Village. Read the full story.Photographs by Felix Sanchez     
Miami Heat: All About the JIS Miami Beach Show
Show Biz October 5, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
It’s no secret that vendors heading to the JIS Miami Beach Show at the Miami Beach Convention Center Oct. 11–14 go largely to meet with their Caribbean and Latin American retail customers. But color-...
JCK 5: How to Capture the Millennial Consumer
Features October 5, 2014
By JCK Staff
Capture the millennial consumer in five easy steps:1. Tell your story, and be authentic and transparent.2. Create a unique brick-and-mortar experience; ensure that it is sensory and ...
The Young and the Excess: What Jewelers Need to Know About Millennials
Features October 5, 2014
By Kristin Young
Millennials have been described as narcissistic and entitled; wimps raised by helicopter parents; trophy kids who receive rewards not just for winning but simply for participating in an event; and a...
JCK 5: Reasons to Shop Small
Features October 5, 2014
By JCK Staff
Five messages about the value of shopping small that retailers can share:1. Boost local economies. Compared with chain stores, local merchants pump a higher percentage of their revenue back into...
Why Small Business Saturday Is the New Black Friday
Features October 5, 2014
By Daniel P. Smith
In 2011, Cory Schifter, owner of Casale Jewelers in Staten Island, N.Y., gave Small Business Saturday a test run. Then an upstart event clamoring for the nation’s attention in the looming shadows of...
2014 Holiday Survival Guide: What You Should Be Stocking This Holiday Season
Features October 5, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
When Sally Furrer, a merchandising specialist and consultant based in Libby, Mont., saw that a Midwestern retail ­­jewelry client’s inventory levels were at their highest point on Dec. 31, 2013—...
2014 Holiday Survival Guide: How to Best Decorate Your Store for the Holidays
Features October 5, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
With retailing’s most hectic season upon us, who could blame you for pushing “decorate the store” to the bottom of the to-do list? But your shop’s image and ambience are particularly crucial during...
Talking to Jim Brusilovsky of Marks Jewelers About His Diamond Search Engine
Innovative Retailer October 3, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Unlike many of his contemporaries, fine ­jewelry retailer Jim Brusilovsky isn’t intimidated by the tide-shifting prowess of the Blue Niles of the world. “Having a human being is important” when...
Retail Jewelry In the News
October 30, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Peridot Fine Jewelry, a 12-year-old retailer based in Larchmont, N.Y., recently expanded its digs in the Larchmont Village neighborhood—debuting an elegant, natural light-infused store at 1903 Palmer...
October 23, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Designer Paul Morelli, an industry veteran with a healthy celebrity following (Rihanna wore Morelli earrings to this year’s CFDA awards), has opened his first stand-alone store, reports WWD.The...
October 17, 2014
By Rob Bates, News Director
One-quarter of shoppers have jewelry on their holiday wish lists this year, the highest percentage since 2006, according to a survey by the National Retail Federation (NRF).The group called this...
October 16, 2014
By Rob Bates, News Director
Retail wages are more competitive than is commonly believed, according to a new study commissioned by the National Retail Federation. 
September 11, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
When Matthew Patton, owner of Cut Fine Jewelers in Baton Rouge, La., was pitched the idea of making short promotional videos for his store by an outside marketing agency, he immediately thought of...
August 28, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
On Tuesday, Instagram debuted a brand new app: Hyperlapse, which allows its users to create speedy-looking time-lapse videos. 
July 24, 2014
By Tom Garzilli, Contributor
We asked four jewelers in four different parts of the country to share their best-selling men’s watch this week. WEST
July 9, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Editorial intern Tom Garzilli is filling in for Emili Vesilind, who is on vacation this week. We asked four jewelers in different parts of the country what their most popular...
June 16, 2014
By Logan Sachon, Social Media Journalist
Customers of Oletowne Jewelers in York, Pa., are competing to lose weight—and win a diamond.The family-owned jewelry store, which celebrated its 40th anniversary last year, is hosting the...
We’ve Seen the Future of Retail
June 1, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Scott Lachut, director of research and strategy for trend and technology consultancy firm PSFK Labs, shared his thoughts on where retail is headed in a Saturday morning seminar called “The Future of...
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