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Desk Dig, St. Patrick’s Day Edition

One jeweler’s trash is also another’s treasure, which is the concept behind PrestigeJewelersVault.com. Mike Hauben, son of Howard Hauben (of H2 Events/Centurion show fame) is as creative and entrepreneurial as his dad, with a healthy dose of high-tech savvy thrown in for good measure. Mike’s the force behind PresigeJewelersVault.com, or, as he says, using dated inventory as purchasing capital. … H2 Events held two live consumer events in Orlando and Las Vegas where retailer exhibitors traded with one another and sold what they traded for full markup, usually right after they received it in the store! It was the retailers at these events who asked H2 to create a fulltime venue for inventory swapping among select like-minded peers …