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NORTH SHORE MAGAZINE FEATURES JEWELERSJewelers Milton and Dorothy Perlman are among four couples profiled in a story on teamwork in the October 1995 issue of North Shore, a magazine serving Chicago's north and northwest suburbs.The article discusses how couples work together to reach a common goal. The Perlmans opened a jewelry store in Elgin, a northwest suburb, in 1960. Milt was concerned about the $10,000 they had to borrow, but Dorothy encouraged him to go ahead. They divided the responsibilities. He attended to sales and service because of his gemological and watchmaking background. She concentrated on buying, public relations, displays and marketing because of her family's fashion background as a furrier for noted design houses in New York City.In 1980, the Perlmans opened additional stores in two local shopping malls. They closed the original Elgin store in 1986 after the downtown
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