JCK‘s Innovative Retailer column spotlights jewelers who have a healthy disregard for conventional wisdom. Often, that means they’ve embraced technology. But not always. Some of our past profiles have focused on retailers who’ve brought back the lost art of letter-writing, or have a habit of making house calls. So while being tech-savvy is one way to innovate, we wouldn’t dream of limiting our standard of accomplishments to the digital realm.
Herewith, the 10 retailers who impressed us in 2012 with their broad understanding of what it means to be truly innovative:
Did you borrow any of these retailers’ tips during 2012? What innovations did you develop in your store?