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Jingle All the Way

by Angie Ash, Executive Vice President Engage the Five Senses in Your Store This Holiday Season As the song goes, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year.” This year we can only hope, right? For many people, possibly you included, it’s also the most stressful time of the year. Before you’re in the thick of it, make...

Don’t You Forget About Me

By Angie Ash, EVP Some schools are going 100% virtual this fall while others are a classroom and online hybrid. More states are mandating masks to walk into any place of business, and the virus isn’t dying down this summer as we all hoped. Restaurants are still struggling, evident by all the banners and signs posted that...

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Christmas in July

There’s a local restaurant in the little town I call home that does a big Christmas in July celebration over a weekend. There’s a Santa that visits, the restaurant is all-out decorated, the menu features holiday classic foods, including a fruitcake dessert, and Christmas music floods the space. It’s a sell-out every single year and just...

Grin and Bear It

by Angie Ash, Executive Vice President “Grin and bear it” were words my Dad sometimes said as I was growing up. Certainly, I’ve thought about those four words more in the past few months. My Dad is 88 years old this year, and he certainly has been through his share of hardship in his life thus far....

Here Come the Brides…or Not

by Angie Ash, Executive Vice President Owning Bridal. Many jewelers want to claim it in their market. And, yes, every jeweler should desire to have a certain percentage of the bridal business. After all, it’s usually the first major jewelry purchase in a couple’s lives together, and a starting point for a jeweler to build future business....

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Making Your 2020 Business Goals a Reality

by Angie Ash, Executive Vice President Happy 2020! With a new year comes new business goals or, perhaps, the resolve to make last year’s goals this year’s reality. Finally. You’re ready. Right? The problem with most resolutions is the fact that in order for them to become a happy reality, a new habit must be formed, and...

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Out with the New, In with the Old

by Angie Ash, EVP The pre-owned market is hot if you weren’t aware of this already. It’s evidenced by the droves of people shopping on online clothing sites such as ThredUp and Poshmark. But more importantly, it’s equally hot when it comes to high-end, designer clothing brands on sites such as The Real Real, Material World, and...

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Nordstrom or Walmart?

by Angie Ash, Executive Vice President You live in a nice home, most likely with generous square footage in an upscale neighborhood. It’s probably filled with nice things. Open your closet. Your suits and ties were not likely purchased at a discount and if they were, you’re not telling. Your handbag is buttery leather, complete with...

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Stuff You’ll Love

by Angie Ash, Executive Vice President Ironically, WE almost missed The Atlanta Jewelry Show, thanks to a continually delayed and then canceled flight. Thanks, Delta! Thankfully, we were able to reschedule our Friday sessions and present them on Saturday. If you weren’t at the show, no worries. All of our presentations are available here for you to read...

Millennial Priorities

by Angie Ash, Executive Vice President On a quest to find out what holds millennials back from buying fine jewelry, I got some answers that may lend you a little insight. Recently, I went around our office and talked to the ladies of our mainly millennial staff, asking them questions about jewelry, what they like, and what they...