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“He Went to Blue Nile!”

by Angie Ash, EVP I have great news - my daughter is officially engaged! My future son in law asked for our blessing to marry Meredith about a month ago, and Matt and I both loved that he followed this tradition of sorts. Within the conversation, I mentioned that I was in the jewelry business and told...

People Are Searching for Lab-Grown Diamonds Now More Than Ever

by Charles Pobee-Mensah, Director of Digital Marketing At Fruchtman Marketing, we've been keeping an eye on the evolving situation with lab-grown diamonds for a while now. Because of the differences and similarities between lab-grown and natural diamonds, not all retailers, or even customers, have the same view of the product. But one thing that seems undeniable is...

The Sunny Side

By Ellen Fruchtman, President There is no doubt this year has been a year of great and substantial challenges. And yet, there are many retailers who have weathered the storm. Overcoming the challenges took perseverance and business smarts, coupled with guts. From a marketing perspective, many of these successful retailers had a common thread: They did not...

How To Make Your Website The Cornerstone of Your Business

by Shane O’Neill, Vice President So, you’ve finally invested in your future and developed a fantastic website with full e-commerce capability. It’s a pretty little beast, web responsive, beautiful product images, wish lists, opt-in forms, and so on. Yet, what has it done for your business? Probably not much if consumers can’t find it. You’ve bought the...

A Hard Habit to Break

by Angie Ash, EVP As someone with a side hustle teaching a few classes at a local gym, I often get asked how to keep weight off successfully and long-term. It’s not easy, especially for women as they age and face the realities of a slower metabolism and the effects of hormones. As if the rest of...

Website Spam and How to Get Rid of It

by Charles Pobee-Mensah, Director of Digital Marketing From time to time, our clients find themselves up to their ears in website spam. This usually takes the form of tens, dozens, or even hundreds of emails related to Russia, porn, Viagra, you name it. Website spam can sometimes be tricky to get rid of. But thankfully, there are...

Let me tell you…

by Ellen Fruchtman, President Lately, I have seen a rash of advertising advice from other marketing professionals in our industry. Some are providing me a significant amount of angst. Because after reading those recommendations and not-so-solid ideas, I’m quite certain the advice is actually bad. Not just bad because they are from some competitors, because I have...

For Better or Worse

Seems like every retailer wants the same things consistently and, no doubt, they’re great things and smart things to strive for. Better bridal business. Repeat customers. Higher average sales. More traffic. But when it comes to putting those wants into tangibles, sometimes the obstacles to success begin at store level basics. Better Bridal Business. Every weekend...

Their loss. Our gain.

by Ellen Fruchtman, President  Many major retailers are struggling to stay afloat. And if you care to read an updated list of who’s exiting the landscape or looking at serious reorganization, feel free to look at the running list updated frequently on Retail Dive at https://www.retaildive.com/news/the-running-list-of-2020-retail-bankruptcies/571159/ It’s sobering. And certainly, unhealthy business practices are equally to blame versus...