From the Publisher, September–October 2017



Welcome, autumn! I’m writing this in August but I am ­already looking forward to the change of seasons. The summer went by in a hot blur, yet there were definite highlights. First up was the all-new LUXURY Privé show in New York City, held in July in its beautiful new location, the InterContinental New York Barclay. The show hit just the right note: It was upscale but approachable, busy but not overcrowded. It was an honor to host a panel of retailers during the show to discuss hot topics in the jewelry industry. The panelists—Shelia Bayes of Shelia Bayes Fine Jewelers in Lexington, Ky.; Trish Roberson of Roberson’s Fine Jewelry in Little Rock, Ark.; and Scott Sedlacek of Reeds Jewelers in Wilmington, N.C.—were upbeat, inspirational, and totally on point, ­despite all the challenges facing our industry and retail in general. The key to their success? I’ve got three words
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