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Celebrity News From Yoko London, Doves, Le Vian, Meira T, Hearts On Fire, Sylvie Collection, Gilan

Michelle Obama In Yoko London Pearls

Washington, DC—First Lady Michelle Obama wore Yoko London pearl earrings and ring to the 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Show, held December 4 in Washington, DC. The Kennedy Center Honors recognize influential individuals in the performing arts.

This year’s...

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The Centurion Holiday Success Index, Week Two: Excellent Results For Prestige Jewelers

Merrick, NY—The 2016 holiday sales season is shaping up to be a very strong one for luxury jewelers. Almost three-fourths of all jewelers responding to the Centurion Holiday Sales Success Survey said their sales in the first full week of the season—November 28 through December 4—were up over the...

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The Changing Landscape For Independent Jewelers

Merrick, NY—So far in 2016, more than 981 North American jewelry stores have ceased operations. The latest—Beauchamp Jewelers in Albuquerque, NM and Washington Jewelers in Washington, NC—are two more upscale stores whose owners are retiring. Add in the 760 stores that closed last year and we may...

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Not Just A Burger: In And Out And Easy Attracts Male Shoppers

Los Angeles, CA—We spend a lot of time talking, writing, and thinking about selling to women—and with good reason, given both their buying power and wearing power for the jewelry market. But recently, when shopping with my husband, I visited a clothing store targeted primarily to the male shopper....

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Industry News: Kristin Chenoweth To Perform At 24 Karat Banquet; New MJSA Chair; More

Kristin Chenoweth To Headline 24 Karat Club Banquet

New York, NY—Renowned singer Kristin Chenoweth will be the featured entertainment at the 115th Annual Banquet of the 24 Karat Club of the City Of New York. Chenoweth will perform her “Art of Excellence” program.

The 24 Karat Club last year ended...

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Brand News: Harry Kotlar Opens Boutique At New Shreve & Co. Store; Evocateur Founder In The News

Harry Kotlar To Open First Boutique At New Shreve & Co. Store

Los Angeles, CA—Jewelry and diamond brand Harry Kotlar will unveil its first U.S. boutique at the new Shreve & Co. flagship store in San Francisco, CA (left).

While the Harry Kotlar brand is available at select retailers already, the...

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In Memoriam: Harvey Roseman, Founder Of David Harvey Jewelers

Fairfield, CT—Harvey Lester Roseman, founder of David Harvey Jewelers with stores in Darien and Norwalk, CT, died December 2. He was 92.

Roseman, a second-generation jeweler, was born in Detroit. His parents, jewelers Frederick and Anna Roseman, bought Gleason Jewelers in Bridgeport, CT in 1946...

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Classified: Atlanta Area Retail Jeweler Needs A Sales Associate

Atlanta, GA--Icebox Diamonds & Watches needs an addition to the team! We have been in business for over 40 years, have a great company culture, and fun work environment! Ideally, we are looking for individuals who have a proven track record of success in jewelry sales.

Requirements:

  • Experience...
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The Centurion Holiday 2016 Sales Success Survey: Week Two

Merrick, NY—The Centurion Newsletter is conducting a spot-check survey of prestige jewelers to gauge how holiday sales are trending this year. Please click here to take a one-minute confidential survey. Your participation is essential to help identify important business trends among luxury...

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