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The Month In Review: August August 31, 2016 (0 comments)

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Merrick, NY—Summertime and the livin’ is easy, sang Ella Fitzgerald. But for jewelers in both New York and Philadelphia’s famed jewelry districts, this summer is about preserving their beloved street, not taking it easy. One retailer hits big success by adding Instagram to her marketing mix, while the burgeoning LGBT market can be a boon for jewelers. Change comes to a longstanding tradition, as the 24 Karat Club of the City of New York has to move its legendary banquet out of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel after 100 years, and the industry also bid a sad farewell to Simone Lipton, a legend in the trade show sector. In case you missed any, here were the top stories from August:

Will Redevelopment Save Or Kill America’s Famed Jewelry Districts?

Editorial: Meet The Midults, A Demographic That Means Business For Jewelers

Success In An Insta: AR Jeweler’s Sales Jump After Adding Instagram

Learn To Tap Into Lucrative LGBT Market

In Memoriam: Simone Lipton, Former JA Executive

Jewelry Industry Executive To Be Honored For Holocaust Survival Book

Industry News: 24K To Leave Waldorf; Free Sales Seminar; MJSA’s Design Network; More

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