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Understanding the Future of Diamonds - March 22, 2019

While the diamond sector must continue to meet the needs of Baby Boomer and Gen X consumers, it also must commit to understanding…

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Be a Destination for Diamond Bridal - March 15, 2019

Posted in: Design, Jewelry, Trends

The latest weddingreport.com research reveals that overall spending for weddings was down…

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Diamonds for Me, from Me - March 6, 2019

Fashion fans tracking trends at the 91st Academy Awards during the pre-Oscars Red Carpet telecast Feb. 24 on E! and Bravo…

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Be a Pearl Promoter - February 28, 2019

Posted in: Newsletter

If you’re not promoting pearls in your retail business, you’re missing out on a product that appeals to self-purchasing Millennials and middle-aged women…

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Romancing the Pearl - February 20, 2019

Pearls are described by the great gemologist of the late 19th century, George Fredrick Kunz, as “a gift of nature on which man cannot improve.”

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A Bride’s Best Friend - February 13, 2019

It’s no secret that pearls are in the middle of a renaissance right now, for which many credit Millennials and pop culture icons like Taylor Swift…

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The Plumb Club Adds Three New Members - February 12, 2019

Posted in: Press Release

The Plumb Club is pleased to announce the induction of three new members: Carl K. Gumpert, Inc., Indigo Jewelry, Inc. and iStar Group…

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Fashion’s Obsession with Pearls - February 4, 2019

Posted in: Design, Fashion, Trends

It was the iconic French fashion designer Coco Chanel who proclaimed, “A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls!”

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Color: It’s Personal - January 28, 2019

The global fashion accessories market is projected to grow at the rate of 6.5% during the forecast period 2018…

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Women Want More Color - January 18, 2019

Women who buy fine jewelry, particularly younger women, want more variety in color and fashion styles represented in traditional jewelry stores…

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Birthstones are Bestsellers - January 11, 2019

Belief in gem powers has survived for nearly 5,000 years in the tradition of the birthstone. The concept of linking birth dates with particular gems…

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Empowering Colors for Spring 2019 - January 4, 2019

Posted in: Design, Fashion, Trends

Attention-grabbing red-based and orangey hues dominate the Pantone Color Institute’s spring 2019 fashion color report, reflecting…

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Looking Ahead: Strategies for 2019 - December 28, 2018

The outlook among economic forecasters is positive for U.S. retail sales for the holiday season and year in total…

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Retail Remains Robust, But Challenges Loom - December 21, 2018

Posted in: Strategy, Trends

The coming year promises a robust retail environment, as a growing economy supports greater purchasing power, reports Moody’s Analytics, a New York City based economic research firm…

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Pitching Your Best Sellers - December 14, 2018

Posted in: Strategy, Trends

In the fine jewelry category there were no clear winners in product this year, but rather a potpourri of items attracting attention…

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