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                                               December 03, 2013 

 


In This Issue
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Jewelry Sales Up
Black Friday Sales Down 13.2% on Year to $9.7B, Says ShopperTrak
Diamond miners face man-made stone threat
141 Million People Spend 2013 Thanksgiving Weekend Shopping
Green with envy: Why emeralds make some of us mad with desire
Holiday décor, brought to life
Jewelry Buying Basics (Infographic)
Embracing Technology
For jewelers, holiday season off to strong start
You hate it – but you have to do it!
Put Down The Tinsel: 5 Holiday Marketing Don’ts
Christie’s Magnificent Jewels – New York – Shines Bright December 10th
How to Identify Marketing Tactics that Support Your Marketing Strategy

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Jewelry Sales Up

                                                 December 03

 

Nearly 17 percent of consumers bought jewelry this holiday weekend compared to just over 15 percent of consumers during the same holiday weekend a year earlier.  >>>

 

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Black Friday Sales Down 13.2% on Year to $9.7B, Says ShopperTrak

Albert Robinson                                                  IDEX                                               December 03 

                                 

U.S. retail sales on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, dropped 13.2 percent on last year to $9.74 billion, according to retail monitoring firm ShopperTrak. >>> 

Diamond miners face man-made stone threat  

Allan Seccombe                                            BDLive                                      Dec. 03       

 

DIAMOND mining companies are going to have to market their stones differently and aggressively to give consumers reasons to buy them, as man-made diamonds become increasingly key in the market.>>> 

  

 

141 Million People Spend 2013 Thanksgiving Weekend Shopping
Melissa Rose Bernardo                                      JCK                                     Dec. 02

More than 141 million Americans celebrated this weekend with that time-honored Thanksgiving tradition: shopping. >>> 

 

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To Add GemFind Virtual Inventory Tools to Your Website!

 

The holidays are here and GemFind Virtual Inventory Tools make it easy for you to leverage off of vendors inventory on your website. Whether you’d like to get more engagement or simply supplement what you already offer; Diamond Link, Ring Builder, JewelCloud or our Stud & Pendant Builders are the simplest way to get that done and to take your website to the next level.

 

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GemFind Virtual Inventory Tools are quick and easy to install. Once signed up, select your vendors, set your mark-ups and then simply embed on your existing website and you’re ready to start selling!

   

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Green with envy: Why emeralds make some of us mad with desire
                                      CNN                                          Dec. 02

 


Last month some of the world’s wealthiest jewelry collectors gathered at the Four Seasons Hotel in Geneva for an auction of rare gems. 
>>>

 

   

Holiday décor, brought to life

Diane Warga-Arias                            National Jeweler                            Dec. 02

  

 

The finest jewelers know holiday decorating in the luxury market must be accomplished with style and grace. Less is usually more. But more attention can be paid to sales associates. >>> 

    

Jewelry Buying Basics (Infographic)
                                   business2community                           December 02                      

      

 

Jewelry holds a special place in our life. Whether it is an exquisite diamond necklace, jewel studded earrings or wedding rings; jewelry is special for all of us, particularly women, who go weak in their knees at the slight mention of jewelry. >>>  

 

Embracing Technology 
Avi Krawitz                    Diamonds.net                                          Nov. 28

      

 

 

Sarin Technologies tends to view the diamond industry from a different angle given its position in the market. As one of the largest suppliers of technology and equipment used by the diamond manufacturing sector, >>>   

Featured GemFind Designer

        

GARAVELLI A century lasting tradition: a Family with a 90 year old story who has cultivated a refined connoisseurs culture and has lavished on the fourth generation a natural and very Italian aptitude for elegance together with a precious legacy: an old rooted technology which prefers the fascinating hand-made workmanship; More     

For jewelers, holiday season off to strong start

Hannah Connorton and Brecken Branstrator              National Jeweler           Dec. 02                              

Retailers are more than cautiously optimistic about the holiday shopping season, following a weekend in which sales, particularly in diamonds, were strong. >>> 

   

You hate it – but you have to do it!

Brad Huisken                             Southern Jewelry News                            November 30

Most people hate to role-play. Sales is the only profession that I can think of where the people that are doing the work actually practice on their customers. >>> 

   

Put Down The Tinsel: 5 Holiday Marketing Don’ts
Vivian Wagner                                       OPENforum                                      November 29              

 

 
 

There are marketing do’s that will attract shoppers to spend money in your store … and then there are the don’ts. Whatever you do, don’t make these 5 marketing mistakes. >>>  

Christie’s Magnificent Jewels – New York – Shines Bright December 10th
Daily Jewel                                                                                     December 02, 2013  

 

A 52.58-CARAT D-COLOR INTERNALLY FLAWLESS GOLCONDA DIAMOND SHINES IN A 500-LOT AUCTION OF 
MAGNIFICENT JEWELS IN NEW YORK ON DECEMBER 10  >>> 
 

How to Identify Marketing Tactics that Support Your Marketing Strategy

Laura Lake                                                About.com                                                  November 29                 

                                        

 

   

 You’ve been tasked with creating a new marketing campaign for the launch of a new service or product. You’ve figured out your strategies, but you have to now decide on the tactics you will use to achieve your marketing objectives. >>> 

 

   

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