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Moritz Glik shakes it like no one else
Posted on June 4, 2010
Loose diamonds freefloating under white sapphire slices accented with blackened gold and silver. Shake it, shake it, shake it, baby! Sent from my iPhone - sorry for any typos! Posted via email from JewelryBizGuru's posterous ... Read More
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Couture guests were welcomed into the 15th anniversary bash by gorgeous models and crazed paparazzi – fun!
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What a way to start the evening! Download now or watch on posterous IMG_0670.MOV (4878 KB) Sent from my iPhone - sorry for any typos! Posted via email from JewelryBizGuru's posterous ... Read More
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Train was awesome at Couture’s 15th Anniversary Bash at the Wynn
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The Rosenheims of Tiny Jewel Box started off their Couture Opening day in the new designer area nextWAVE first thing opening morning
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Monica Rich Kosann rolls out entire line of silver and gold jewelry that compliments her iconic lockers and charm bracelets
Posted on June 3, 2010
Now collectors of her photo- Sent from my iPhone - sorry for any typos! Posted via email from JewelryBizGuru's posterous ... Read More
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World Debut of Gurhan’s Newest Invention – 4/24 — a new alloy and a dramatic new look
Posted on June 2, 2010
4/24 is the new collection of 4 karat and 24 karat gold jewels with diamonds. The 4 karat has a gorgeous rosy chocolate gold hue. I expect this to really rock at retail -- gives a real fresh new look at a great pricepoint. A new category to go alongside silver-n-gold designs. Sent from my iPhone - sorry for any typos! Posted via email from JewelryBizGuru's posterous ... Read More
Twitter Meter – Memo to Merchandisers
Posted on May 18, 2010
Tim Malone, JCKmag.com blogger recently asked "What's Your Twitter Meter?"How should jewelry managers and marketers evaluate Twitter as a marketing tool? Is a massive following of Twitters of value to jewelry marketers? Isn’t there power in numbers and shouldn’t marketers try to build a large following?Jewelry marketers should focus on increasing audience responsiveness rather than trying to put emphasis on the follower count. How often can jewelry marketers get Twitter followers to mention their company, brand and product offerings to their reference groups of family and friends? That’s the key metric for Twitter performance.Read the whole post here: Twitter Meter - Memo to Merchandisers | Blog on.I'm a fan of quality over quantity -- and I agree, the more engagement... Read More
Are We Being “Out-Smarted” By QVC?
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When you make a sale do you also make a friend? Or at least feel as you did?Rob Bates of JCK magazine suggests reading the recent article in The Atlantic has an interesting article on the “Genius of QVC.” What most interested him was:… The model is less a sales pitch than a coffee klatch where friends trade tips on hot new products. “They tell you over and over,” the spokesperson said, “you’re having a conversation with the host.”Are We Being "Out-Smarted" By QVC? - Cutting Remarks | Blog on. ... Read More
World Gold Council’s Blue Ribbon Panel Features Many of our Favorite Designers
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The esteemed 2010 World Gold Council juried collection is called "Revelations in Gold: Elegant and Innovative Gold Jewelry Design." It was selected by a Blue Ribbon panel of industry experts as being the very best of what is new in the gold jewelry category.I think it's fantastic exposure for any gold designer -- even if you don't get chosen look at the beautiful presentation and exposure to so many editors, bloggers and industry VIPs.This is just another one of those industry events that you can take advantage of and get the exposure you crave. And the cost is right -- this event had no barrier to entry.So next year -- get in on this! And send your best mini-collection. It's worth the trouble.Many of our favorite designers were chosen to be part of the... Read More
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WJA and Marie Claire Magazine throw a Wonderful Spring Fling
Posted on May 14, 2010
Great event tonight for the Womens Jewelry Assoc. metro chapter -- hosted by Marie Claire magazine. See and download the full gallery on posterousThe panel was Joanna Coles,editor in Chief of Marie Claire interviewing Alexis Maybank the founder of Gilt.com. The big takeaways were that this leader in flash sales learned early on that they can't exist just on original model of overstocks. Brands make fresh merchandise to meet a discount pricepoint. Also, great design trumps brand name often; they track sales take longer the higher the ticketprice indicating that women give it more thought and log back in later to pull the trigger and 4% of sales are generated by iPhone/ipad on weekdays which jumps to 10% on weekends. Great insights by Marie Claire staff include the... Read More
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