21 results for “Sherry Smith”
On Data: Retailing in a Recession
Current jewelry sales trends portend tougher days ahead. Sherry Smith shares six things retailers can do to make sure they are ready.
On Data: What We Know About Jewelry Sales So Far This Year
Sherry Smith digs into year-to-date data on lab-grown vs. natural diamonds, the performance of colored gemstone jewelry, and more.
On Data: 2021 Ended on a High Note, But ...
Last year was great and 2022 has started out strong, but, Sherry Smith notes, myriad factors could impact sales going forward.
On Data: The Third Week of December
Sherry Smith shares independent jewelers’ sales figures for the third week of the month.
On Data: The Second Week of December
Sherry Smith shares the numbers on independent jewelers’ sales from Dec. 8 to 14.
On Data: The First 7 Days of December
Sherry Smith shares data on independent jewelers’ sales for the first week of the month.
On Data: Jewelry Sales Soared in November
All categories showed strength, but diamonds led the way, Sherry Smith writes in her latest column.
Your Company Has a Culture, Whether You Know It or Not
So why not make it one filled with happy, productive employees, Sherry Smith asks in her latest column.
On Data: Examining Jewelry Sales in March
In her latest column, Sherry Smith weighs March 2021 against March 2019 to give a more accurate picture of how jewelry is performing.
On Data: All About Valentine’s Day Jewelry Sales
V-Day was sweet for jewelers this year, and it has independent jewelers off to a strong start in 2021.
On Data: How Independents Are Doing in December
Sherry Smith breaks down gross sales, average retail sale and more for independent jewelers in the first 21 days of the month.
On Data: Customer Outreach You Can Do Now
It’s not too late to call your best customers and find out who they still need to shop for this holiday season, Sherry Smith writes.
On Data: Get Your Bestsellers In Stock Now
Sherry Smith says things are looking up for independent jewelers, but waiting to replenish top sellers could be a costly misstep this holiday season.
On Data: Sales Show Continued Improvement in July
Following a “dismal” April and a “bleak” May, Sherry Smith notes that independent jewelers’ sales have warmed up recently, particularly in this one category.
On Data: A 5-Point Reopening Checklist
Jewelers need to re-evaluate their sales forecasts, their inventory and their employees, writes Sherry Smith in this special edition of On Data.
On Data: The Questions You Need to Ask About CARES
In another special edition of On Data, Sherry Smith says jewelers need to consult their team of experts about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.
On Data: 10 Tips for Coping with Coronavirus Fallout
In this special edition of On Data, Sherry Smith talks virtually connecting with customers and compiling a cheat sheet for employees on available resources.
On Data: A Closer Look at Loose Diamonds
Sherry Smith looks at sales and gross margins on loose diamonds in her latest deep-dive into industry data.
On Data: Independents End 2019 on an Upswing
Despite a few challenging months, 2019 turned out to be a positive year for the independent jeweler, Sherry Smith writes.
On Data: A Merry December for Independents So Far
The Edge Retail Academy’s Sherry Smith returns with a mini-update on how the holiday season is going.
On Data: How Independent Jewelers Are Faring This Year
In a new data-driven column, The Edge Retail Academy’s Sherry Smith breaks down the year so far for independent retailers.