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JCK Interviews Levinson Jewelers About Selling Jewelry Online
July 10, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
She's Unique Truly Is a Unique Jewelry Store in Alexandria, Va.
May 26, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Store We Adore
Store We Adore: M. Flynn Accessories in Boston
July 10, 2014
By Karen Sikola
Shop Talk For the Success of Your Store
JCK 5: Charitable Companies in the Jewelry Industry
Features July 14, 2014
By Stephanie Vozza
The Devon Foundation, Alex and Ani’s Charity by Design, and Jewelers for Children are just three examples of jewelers making a positive difference in people’s lives. Here are five more to inspire...
Generous Jewelers Give Back to Communities Through Charity
Features July 14, 2014
By Stephanie Vozza
When Nancy Schuring flew to Madagascar in 2008, the trip was ­supposed to be an enjoyable excursion to see where the gems she’d sold at Devon Fine Jewelry for nearly three decades were mined. She had...
Everything We Learned From the Educational Seminars at JCK Las Vegas 2014
Features July 14, 2014
By JCK Staff
This year, there were 70-plus educational sessions at JCK Las Vegas. Even if you’d spent all day every day ­hopping from speech to seminar, you’d have packed in only about 20. But we know you like to...
Best in Show: Highlights From JCK Las Vegas 2014
Features July 11, 2014
By JCK Staff
To quote the pundits, 2014’s JCK Las Vegas was a platform for all kinds of “disruptive innovation.” From a jewelry-specific take on Shark Tank to a virtual tour of a diamond mine, the show was a...
JCK Asks…David Joseph
Questionnaire July 10, 2014
By Melissa Rose Bernardo, Managing Editor
Some brands describe themselves as bohemian-chic or boho-chic. Bochic, however, has made the style part of its very identity. And for vintage-esque, ­Indian-influenced, hippie-ish, understated-glam ­...
JCK Interviews Levinson Jewelers About Selling Jewelry Online
Innovative Retailer July 10, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Robin and Mark Levinson, the husband-and-wife co-owners of Levinson Jewelers in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., aren’t convinced that selling high-ticket jewelry items online is the future. But they were...
Store We Adore: M. Flynn Accessories in Boston
Store We Adore July 10, 2014
By Karen Sikola
Home to artists and restaurateurs alike, the SoWa (South of Washington) district of Boston’s South End has transformed from an area once known for mills and warehouses to a mecca of modern creativity...
Why Matt Gilmore Decided to Join the Family Business
It's All Relative July 10, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Matt Gilmore has vivid childhood memories of watching his dad, Pat, get spruced up for work in the family store, Dunbar Jewelers. “I always liked seeing my dad put on a suit every morning,” he...
Jim Spellos of Meeting U. Explains How to Be a Great Online Curator
Tech Support July 10, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
The best art curators know which artists will boost their cachet, which works will be solid sellers, and what pieces are likely to generate buzz. Social content curation—the act of cherry picking...
10 Tips for Creating Captivating Email Newsletters
Market Intelligence July 10, 2014
By Tony Argyle with Leanne Argyle
They say the biggest challenge of email marketing is getting your emails opened. But it doesn’t end there. Emails will work only if the recipients actually read them. So how do you hold their ...
Retail Jewelry In the News
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...
Cathy Calhoun Schools Retailers on Throwing Events With Pizzazz
May 30, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
It takes a lot of chutzpah to attach your name to an annual event called Blob Fest—especially if you’re a fine jeweler. But Cathy Calhoun, owner of Calhoun Jewelers in Royersford, Pa., is...
May 27, 2014
By Victoria Gomelsky, Editor-in-Chief
Have you ever wondered what the inside of a diamond mine looks like?As unlikely as it sounds, you can satisfy that curiosity at the LUXURY show, which opened in Las Vegas on Tuesday and runs...
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.
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