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Jesse Cole Savannah Bananas
EditorsApr 25, 2024
5 Tips for Creating Fans from the Top (Savannah) Banana

Jesse Cole, founder of Fans First Entertainment, shared the “five Es” of building a fan base during his AGS Conclave keynote.

National Jeweler columnist Emmanuel Raheb
ColumnistsApr 23, 2024
The Smart Lab: Advanced Email Marketing Strategies for Mother’s Day

Emmanuel Raheb recommends digging into demographic data, customizing your store’s communications, and retargeting ahead of May 12.

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EditorsApr 22, 2024
The 22 Best Quotes from AGS Conclave 2024

Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff shares the standout moments from the education sessions she attended in Austin last week.

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IGI can surpass your expectations when it comes to elevating your brand, protecting your business, training staff and more.

National Jeweler columnist and Smart Age Solutions CEO Emmanuel Raheb
ColumnistsApr 02, 2024
The Smart Lab: 5 Marketing Strategies for Becoming Your Area’s Go-To Jeweler

Seasonal promotions and partnering with other small businesses are among Emmanuel Raheb’s tips for raising your store’s local profile.

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The National Retail Federation 2024 Retail’s Big Show
EditorsApr 01, 2024
5 Things to Know About Consumers in 2024

Associate Editor Lenore Fedow shares takeaways from the NRF’s annual show and its “State of Retail & the Consumer” event.

Emerald Slinkee Drops earrings
EditorsMar 29, 2024
Piece of the Week: Boochier’s ‘Slinkee Drops’ Earrings

The emerald earrings reference objects from designer Melinda Zeman’s childhood.

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The End of an Era? Lab-Grown Diamonds' Journey Towards Price Stability

As the demand for lab-grown diamond jewelry may still be increasing, the most notable change we are likely to see is price stabilization.

National Jeweler columnists Duvall O’Steen and Jen Cullen Williams
ColumnistsMar 26, 2024
Creative Connecting: AI Tools and Tips for Social Media

Jen Cullen Williams and Duvall O’Steen explore how jewelers can save time and money by using AI to analyze engagement and create content.

Gina Drosos, Joan Hilson, and Jamie Singleton
EditorsMar 18, 2024
Q&A: Signet CEO Gina Drosos on Natural Diamonds

Drosos shared her top takeaways from a recent Botswana trip and her insights into the natural diamond market.

National Jeweler columnist Lilian Raji
ColumnistsMar 12, 2024
The PR Adviser: Closing Sales and Following Up

Lilian Raji offers advice to a business owner who is having trouble crossing the finish line with customers.

Cynthia Erivo
EditorsMar 11, 2024
This Year’s Oscars Jewelry Was the Definition of Glamour

Vibrant gemstones, layered diamond pieces and brooches with a story stole the show.

National Jeweler columnist Emmanuel Raheb
ColumnistsMar 05, 2024
The Smart Lab: 4 Strategies for Year-Round Marketing Success

Emmanuel Raheb gives tips on fine-tuning your SEO and shares why finding the right influencer is “pure gold.”

Marina B emerald collar
EditorsMar 01, 2024
Pieces of the Week: A Tribute to Marina B

We remember the late Marina Bulgari through her best work, from timeless tubogas to a museum-worthy emerald collar.

JA New York Group Show Director Matthew Tratner
EditorsFeb 28, 2024
Q&A: Matthew Tratner on the Future of JA New York

The industry veteran, who took over as group show director last fall, talks about his vision for the 118-year-old trade show.

National Jeweler columnist Lilian Raji
ColumnistsFeb 27, 2024
The PR Adviser: Leveraging Those Early Victories

Lilian Raji offers advice to a “small brand with big dreams” that is unsure of what its next step should be.

National Jeweler columnist Sherry Smith
ColumnistsFeb 21, 2024
On Data: January Was a ‘Mixed Bag’ for Independent Jewelers

Sherry Smith dishes on the month’s highs and lows and the two categories consumers were loving ahead of Valentine’s Day.

National Jeweler columnist Peter Smith
ColumnistsFeb 20, 2024
Squirrel Spotting: Life After Rolex

Peter Smith shares advice from independent jewelers who used losing this cornerstone brand as a catalyst for reinvention.

Miley Cyrus Grammys 2024
EditorsFeb 06, 2024
These Were the Grammys’ Winning Jewels

Stars at the annual award show donned diamonds, white metals, and a touch of welcome color, writes Associate Editor Lauren McLemore.

EditorsJan 31, 2024
The Jewelry Insider’s Guide to ‘The Sopranos’

A well-known woman in the jewelry world helped shape the stylistic narrative of one of the most iconic television series of all time.

National Jeweler columnist Pat Henneberry
ColumnistsJan 30, 2024
Coach’s Corner: 7 Things Luxury Customers Expect

From personalization to consistency, Pat Henneberry breaks down the keys to keeping high-end clients coming back.

Tucson Gem Hall
EditorsJan 25, 2024
Tucson Preview: 5 Things I Don’t Want to Miss

Live gem cutting, supply chain updates, and “the tents” are just a few of the things on Associate Editor Lauren McLemore’s to-do list.

National Jeweler columnist Lilian Raji
ColumnistsJan 23, 2024
The PR Adviser: Don’t Be Afraid to Fly

True evolution often involves taking a leap of faith, Lilian Raji writes upon her return after a personally challenging year.

National Jeweler columnist Peter Smith
ColumnistsJan 18, 2024
Squirrel Spotting: What Will 2024 Look Like for Independent Retailers?

Peter Smith is optimistic, particularly for jewelers who do these three things well.

Dr. Gabriela Farfan
EditorsJan 15, 2024
Meet the Smithsonian’s New Curator of Gems and Minerals

Dr. Gabriela Farfan has big plans for the museum’s collection of 10,000 gemstones and 385,000 mineral specimens.

National Jeweler columnist Sherry Smith
ColumnistsJan 09, 2024
On Data: The Top-Performing Jewelry Categories in 2023

Sherry Smith breaks down the final results for the month of December as well as for the full year.

Actress Lily Gladstone at the 2024 Golden Globes
EditorsJan 08, 2024
3 Notable Jewelry Moments from the Golden Globes

Amid the statement necklaces, Lily Gladstone’s earrings stood out, Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff writes.

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