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Celebrity News From Doves, Meira T, Le Vian, and Norman Silverman

Natalie Dormer In Doves

Great Neck, NY—Doves by Doron Paloma was featured in the New York Post’s Alexa magazine. Actress Natalie Dormer (left) wore a pair of earrings from the Doves Mocha Mosaic collection, featuring 18k rose gold with champagne, black, and white diamonds. Dormer stars in the...

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Goodman & Sons: Building Lifetime Relationships For Three Generations

Hampton, VA—"I love my sons and you will, too," says Lena Goodman on the Goodman & Sons website.

Founder Stanley Goodman and Lena, his wife, began building the company in 1947. Second-generation jewelers and brothers Eric, Stuart, and Ned continued on with the family tradition. Today, Goodman &...

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Marlee Matlin and Henry Winkler To Open Education At Centurion 2015; Focus on Success Over Adversity

Merrick, NY--Each year, Centurion offers interesting and relevant education to its attendees and the 2015 Show is no exception. Centurion welcomes award-winning actors Marlee Matlin (left) and Henry Winkler to the stage where they will tell their inspiring stories of triumph over adversity.

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Analysis Paralysis? Focus On The Marketing Data That Matters Most To You

Merrick, NY—The ability to slice and dice data down to the most micro-targeted level is one of the greatest advantages of digital media. But just because all that data is available to you doesn’t mean it’s all relevant—or even helpful—in achieving your marketing goals.

Digital media is all...

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Brand News From A. Link, Spark Creations, Kirk Kara, Mark Patterson, Alpina, Allison Neumann, More

New Product Introductions From A. Link And Andrea Candela

New York, NY—A. Link’s Petit Lattice bands are set in the company’s classic U-Prong setting, for a feminine, delicate look at an affordable price point. Available in three different carat weights, set in platinum, for these suggested...

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Industry News: Doug Gollan Launches Online Luxury Forum; MJSA Learning Webinars Available; More

Luxury Expert Doug Gollan Launches Online Forum

New York, NY—Doug Gollan, publisher of the Elite Traveler magazine group and a well-known expert in marketing and selling to luxury consumers, has launched a LinkedIn group dedicated to those involved in making, selling, servicing, or marketing...

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Security Reminders For Trunk Show Season

Fair Lawn, NJ—With trunk show season in full swing, Jewelers unBLOCKed and ISPS, a global jewelry security training and risk prevention firm, remind jewelers that trunk shows are a frequent target for criminals.

“Trunk shows are an excellent way for designers and premier jewelers to showcase...

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Forevermark Presents #HoldMyHandForever Social Media Project

New York, NY—Forevermark has launched a new project to explore and celebrate the rich symbolic meanings of holding hands.  The brand’s #HoldMyHandForever exhibit was unveiled November 17 at a party at Highline Stages in New York City, and was open to the public on November 18.

Throughout time,...

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Retail News: Attleboro Jewelers Named Business Of The Year; Independents’ Appeal Grows For Malls

Attleboro Jewelers Named 2014 Business Of The Year

Attleboro, MA—Attleboro Jewelers is the recipient of the 2014 Business of the Year Award, given by the United Regional Chamber of Commerce in Massachusetts. Each year, the Chamber chooses one company within the 16 communities they serve, to be...

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Industry News: JVC’s New Book; Preferred Jewelers Grows; Beware Phishing Scams; More

JVC Introduces New Handbook for Designers, Independent Jewelers, and Online Sellers

New York, NY—The Jewelers Vigilance Committee has released its latest publication, Guide to Selling Jewelry in the 21st Century: Legal Compliance for Designers, Independent Jewelers, and Online Sellers.

The...

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Stop! Don’t Treat Employees Like Family, Says Harvard Business Review

Merrick, NY—Do you pride yourself on treating your employees as if they were part of your family? While it seems like the formula for a great place to work, it may in fact be counterproductive and keeping you from reaching the next level of sales or growth.

In a blog post in the Harvard...

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From Downtown To Freestanding: The Evolution of Shellé Jewelers

Northbrook, IL—Shellé Jewelers, founded in 1951 by Sheldon M. Millman, today offers customers great jewelry, coffee and conversation, and a welcoming attitude. It's a winning combination for this family-owned business. Quality was the focus for Sheldon Millman and still is for the business today....

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Retail News: Warren Buffett, Bargain Hunter, Tells Shareholders To Shop At Borsheims

Omaha, NE – In a special note attached to Berkshire Hathaway’s quarterly earnings report, chairman Warren Buffett had a piece of advice for his investors as the holidays approach: shop at Borsheims. The jewelry store has been a part of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies since 1989—indeed,...

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Just How Effective Is That Facebook Page For Your Sales?

New York, NY—As social media matures, the winners and losers among the different platforms are increasingly obvious. And now that social media is a given part of a business’s overall marketing strategy, where do the various social platforms fall in terms of what they deliver? L2 ThinkTank, a New...

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Brand News: Uneek On Big D NYE; GemFind Launches Facebook App; More

Uneek Partners with DGSE for New Year’s Eve Engagement Contest

Los Angeles, CA—As a sponsor of Big D NYE, the largest New Year’s Eve celebration in the Central time zone, Dallas Gold & Silver Exchange (DGSE) has partnered with Uneek Jewelry to give away a diamond halo engagement ring to one...

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Classified: Vahan Seeks National And International Reps; Fana Seeks Southeast Reps

Vahan Seeks National And Internataional Reps

Mamaroneck, NY—VAHAN has openings for national and international commissioned sales representatives. VAHAN is a fast growing nationally advertised brand seeking experienced sales reps. Non-conflicting line acceptable.  The collection can be seen at...

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Celebrity News From Doves, Le Vian, Norman Silverman, Sylvie Collection

J. Lo, Alessandra Ambrosio, and Jana Kramer in Le Vian

New York, NY—Jennifer Lopez wore Le Vian Star earrings and two Blackberry and Vanilla Diamonds rings while out with her manager Benny Medina on November 4. She wore a Vanilla Diamonds ring and bracelet while visiting The Late Show with...

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How Orloff Jewelers More Than Doubled Business In Three Short Years

Fresno, CA—It's not often that a jewelry store grows from just under $2 million in annual sales to $5 million in three short years. But Orloff Jewelers, under the leadership of second generation owners James and Mary Ann Orloff, has done just that. The Centurion spoke with James Orloff about the...

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Celebrity News From Sethi Couture, Doves, Phillips House, And Le Vian

P!nk And Others in Sethi Couture

Los Angeles, CA-- Pop singer P!nk wore Sethi Couture's champagne and white diamond Argyle cigar band while attending the 'No Kid Hungry' campaign’s fundraising dinner on October 25 in Beverly Hills. Actress Kerris Dorsey wore the brand’s “Enchanted Garden” rose...

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