GARIBALDI AND BRUNS EXPANDS STORE

Garibaldi and Bruns, of North Carolina, recently completed an extensive remodeling and expansion project at their SouthPark Mall store in Charlotte. The location has been expanded to 2,600 square feet, with a diamond showcase area that includes two private viewing rooms and wood-framed wall displays featuring one-of-a-kind items. According to president Mark Fink, the company has increased the store’s overall inventory by about 30%, adding more diamonds, gemstones, and 18k and platinum jewelry. The store stocks a wide variety of brands including Rolex, Cartier, Patek Philippe, Tag Heuer, Ebel, Baume Mercier, Raymond Weil, David Yurman, Mikimoto and Honora pearls, Penny Preville, and Aaron Basha. Garibaldi and Bruns is a subsidiary of Fink’s Jewelers, with corporate offices in Roanoke, Va. Fink’s owns and operates 13 locations