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Take your ’Gram from good to great with retail-focused advice from these digitally savvy jewelers and marketers. Instagram is firmly entrenched among the world’s most important social media platforms—with immense potential for small businesses like jewelry retailers.
By Daniel P. Smith | May 19, 2021
In jewelry’s bridal category, as with virtually all consumer goods, the road to recovery in 2021 is digital. That much we know. But beyond that, what does a retailer aspiring to sell engagement and wedding rings to the soon-to-be-wed need to know about doing business in the 2020s?
By Amy Elliott | March 30, 2021
Copyright infringement in the jewelry industry appears to be on the rise, thanks to numerous factors, including Instagram. The platform has allowed copycats to thrive, while also being the source of their undoing. JCK explores the intersection of design, imitation, and cancel culture.
By Emili Vesilind | March 15, 2021
When most of the country went into lockdown, jewelers faced a choice: They could either give up their business, or they could pivot and try to roll with some very sharp punches.
By Rob Bates | February 19, 2021
With the help of Jonel Hein, deputy district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) South Florida District Office, JCK found answers to some key PPP-related questions.
By Daniel P. Smith | February 08, 2021