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Retail employment dropped in March but overall job gains point to economic growth

Retail employment dropped in March but overall job gains point to economic growth

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Retail industry employment in March was down by 11,700 jobs seasonally adjusted from February and down 47,400 jobs unadjusted year-over-year, the Labor Department said last week. The retail numbers, which exclude restaurants, came...

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Kelly Newton receives the 2019 Robert M. Shipley Award®

Kelly Newton receives the 2019 Robert M. Shipley Award®

(SEATTLE, Wash.) - Kelly Newton, CGA, of Newton’s Jewelers in Fort Smith, Arkansas, is the recipient of the American Gem Society’s (AGS) most prestigious honor, the Robert M. Shipley Award®. Mr. Newton was presented with the award at the Society’s ann...

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Finalists and Judges announced for 2019 Saul Bell Design Award

Finalists and Judges announced for 2019 Saul Bell Design Award

Rio Grande, the organizer of the Saul Bell Design Award ( www.saulbellaward.com ), is pleased to announce the 45 finalists of the 2019 Saul Bell Design Award (SBDA) competition, as well as the two panels of experts tasked with judging the finalists’ wo...

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KIM International announces KIM Total Marketing Solutions

KIM International announces KIM Total Marketing Solutions

KIM International has teamed up with experts in the fields of website development, social media marketing and SEO/Google PPC to offer customers digital solutions that are effective and affordable. Many jewelry store owners have neither the time, the ...

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States adopting hiring laws prohibiting criminal and salary history application questions

States adopting hiring laws prohibiting criminal and salary history application questions

Kate Peterson, president and CEO of Performance Concepts. Jewelry store owners have to stay current on a lot of information for a wide range of sound business practices reasons, from the latest gemological chicanery to breaking technology for digital ...

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Retail employment dropped in March but overall job gains point to economic growth

2 DAYS AGO
Retail employment dropped in March but overall job gains point to economic growth

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Retail industry employment in March was down by 11,700 jobs seasonally adjusted from February and down 47,400 jobs unadjusted year-over-year, the Labor Department said last week. The retail numbers, which exclude restaurants, came as the nation saw a monthly gain of 196,000 jobs ...

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IndyCar added to Rembrandt Charms consumer campaign

23 DAYS AGO
IndyCar added to Rembrandt Charms consumer campaign

Rembrandt Charms has joined DragonSpeed as a launch sponsor of the globally accomplished sportscar team’s NTT IndyCar Series entry to be piloted by Ben Hanley in five 2019 rounds of America’s premier open-wheel series.

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Kelly Newton receives the 2019 Robert M. Shipley Award®

2 DAYS AGO
Kelly Newton receives the 2019 Robert M. Shipley Award®

(SEATTLE, Wash.) - Kelly Newton, CGA, of Newton’s Jewelers in Fort Smith, Arkansas, is the recipient of the American Gem Society’s (AGS) most prestigious honor, the Robert M. Shipley Award®. Mr. Newton was presented with the award at the Society’s annual Conclave in Seattle, WA.

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Opal workshop to be offered at NAJA Mediterranean Gemology & Jewellery Conference

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Opal workshop to be offered at NAJA Mediterranean Gemology & Jewellery Conference

The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) is pleased to announce that it will offer an intermediate level Workshop & Lab on Opals: A Playful Array of Colors, at the 5th Mediterranean Gemmological and Jewellery Conference in Cyprus on May 17, 2019. 

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Finalists and Judges announced for 2019 Saul Bell Design Award

2 DAYS AGO
Finalists and Judges announced for 2019 Saul Bell Design Award

Rio Grande, the organizer of the Saul Bell Design Award ( www.saulbellaward.com ), is pleased to announce the 45 finalists of the 2019 Saul Bell Design Award (SBDA) competition, as well as the two panels of experts tasked with judging the finalists’ work.

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National Jeweler announces 2019 Retailer Hall of Fame recipients

2 DAYS AGO
National Jeweler announces 2019 Retailer Hall of Fame recipients

Cathy Calhoun, David & Julia Gardner, and Steve & Judy Padis inducted

(NEW YORK)  -  National Jeweler  has inducted five seasoned jewelry retailers into its Retailer Hall of Fame. This year,  National Jeweler  is honoring two single-store independent jewelers along with on...

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KIM International announces KIM Total Marketing Solutions

2 DAYS AGO
KIM International announces KIM Total Marketing Solutions

KIM International has teamed up with experts in the fields of website development, social media marketing and SEO/Google PPC to offer customers digital solutions that are effective and affordable. Many jewelry store owners have neither the time, the expert knowledge or the big budget to invest. KIM ...

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Royal Chain’s new gold collection targets the “Selfie Generation”

9 DAYS AGO
Royal Chain’s new gold collection targets the “Selfie Generation”

(NEW YORK) - Royal Chain has released a new gold collection and they are straight to the point about who it’s made for, targeting the Instagram and “selfie obsessed” Millennials and Gen Z audience.

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The Marketing Minute: Trend Spotting

1 YEAR AGO

Marketing specialist George Prout produces a weekly marketing advice video for retail jewelers, The Monday Morning Marketing Minute. He’s generously agreed to let us share them with our eWeekly readers.

 

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The Marketing Minute: Pricing Strategy

1 YEAR AGO

Marketing specialist George Prout produces a weekly marketing advice video for retail jewelers, The Monday Morning Marketing Minute. He’s generously agreed to let us share them with our eWeekly readers.

 

Click here  to see more of George Prout’s The Marketing Minute

 

 

 

 

  

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