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Retailer Roundtable: How do you wish customers happy holidays (jewelry events, cards, customer appreciation parties)?

“Ho Ho Ho and Happy Chanukah! In the past we have sent holiday cards, gift cards for $50 and $100. We have personally delivered gifts to homes that were gift baskets filled with edibles and bottles of fine champagne. What I learned about gift cards is that if you do not tie the gift amount to be used on an item of greater value it can be a source of a headache.

Retailer Roundtable: What special things do you do for your employees during the holiday season to show you appreciate them?

“Alabama Wholesale Diamonds is family owned and operated, and most of our employees have been with us for over 15 years. One of the reasons I believe we have such a loyal and trustworthy staff is because we all work together and treat each other like family. We have a lot of fun all year but we try to do some extra things to show our appreciation for our employees during the holidays to make the long hours just a little easier and more fun. Almost every day during the holiday season we pay for lunch to be brought in for everyone to enjoy.

Techno Carbon USA riding high on consumers’ demand for lab-grown diamonds

Just a year ago, Techno Carbon USA jumped into the lab-grown diamond wholesale market in the United States, focusing on selling to independent retail jewelers. As lab-grown diamonds’ popularity grows, Techno Carbon - with a wealth of knowledge and decades of experience in the natural-diamond business - is enjoying early success.