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Research: Retail Signage: Trends: Wearable Fashion, Optimistic Colors in 2020

Consumers want fabrics and silhouettes they can live in: relaxed shapes, fluid drapes, and a casual dress code that’s timeless.

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Research: Strategy: Trends: Social Proof

Social media channels–like Instagram and Pinterest –provide…

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Research: Strategy: Trends: Year of Wearable Fashion

Trends forecasters herald 2020 as the year of wearable fashion…

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Research: Strategy: Trends: Friendly, Relatable Colors

The trends reflect our desire for stability, creativity and more spontaneous approaches to design.

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Research: Strategy: Trends: Strategies to Navigate 2020 Uncertainty

The outlook among economic forecasters is positive for U.S. retail sales…

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Research: Strategy: Trends: 2020 Signals Year of Uncertainty

The retail industry is forecasting a cheerful holiday season, as consumers remain…

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Research: Strategy: Trends: Sentimental Jewelry Tops Holiday Gifts

Jewelry consistently ranks as a top gift to give and receive for the holidays. The National Retail Federation (NRF) find…

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Research: Strategy: Trends: Robust Holiday for the Nimble

The National Retail Federation (NRF), in its annual holiday forecast conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, estimates that retail sales overall…

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Jewelry: Research: Strategy: Trends: Appealing to Key Gifters: Women

How can you make shopping for jewelry appeal to a woman’s desire to experience your store through relational merchandising and the joy…

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Design: Jewelry: Research: Trends: Up with Self-Gifting

The gift market has always been essential to the jewelry industry. Fine jewelry offers the ideal solution for people in search of message…

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Research: Strategy: Tactics: Trends: Technology Imperative in New Luxury Market

Reinvent your business with technology at its core, or fade to black, is the message the market research firm, Forrester imparts….

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Research: Strategy: Tactics: Digital Tech Will Drive Jewelry Sales

Digital technology dramatically improves the economics and capabilities of every business, finds Forrester, market research and advisory firm, in a 2018 report…

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Research: Strategy: Tactics: Transparency through Technology

The vast majority of jewelry consumers today want ethically sourced jewelry and, more importantly, to know the story behind it.

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Research: Today’s Consumer: Know Which One You Are Dealing With

In today’s retail landscape, multicultural consumers are transforming the U.S. mainstream.

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Research: Driving Today’s Jewelry Consumers

The two consumer segments that are key to the future of the fine jewelry business are Millennials and self-purchasing women.

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