NORTHEAST Mills Jewelers in Lockport, New York, recently celebrated its 80th anniversary. Direct mail invitations and robo-calls to 4,000 customers brought 200 guests to a gala celebration, including 30 VIP clients who were allowed to wear pieces of jewelry from the store to the anniversary party. George Fritz [pictured], who once delivered newspapers to the store and then became a store employee and its owner in 1989, told JCK: “You become an old business by always staying new.” Philadelphia jeweler Craig Drake is closing after 49 years in business, according to a local news source. Braunschweiger Jewelers recently opened its New Providence, N.J., store, located in the same shopping center as its original site, after five years of construction. The 3,300-square-foot space boasts collections from David Yurman, Rebecca, Elle, and more. Craig's Fine

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