Graff Diamonds Says Inflatable Cat Cost It $100,000 in Sales, Why the Pink Star Sale Was Canceled, Eddie Borgo Names CEO, and More

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Graff Diamonds Says Inflatable Cat Cost It $100,000 in Sales
The luxury jeweler is suing the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 22, claiming that the inflatable fat cat the union mounted outside its San Francisco store significantly damaged its Valentine’s Day sales.
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New Jersey Jeweler Revamps to Celebrate
3rd-Generation Ownership
Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
from Retail Details
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S&R Designs’ Low-Priced Four Keeps Charm Locket in Silver and Gems
Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
from Style 360
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Why the Pink Star Sale
Was Canceled—and What Happens Now
Two weeks ago, we learned that the record-setting November sale of the 59.6 ct. Pink Star, which dealer Isaac Wolf bought for $83.1 million on behalf of a consortium, had been canceled.
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Eddie Borgo Names CEO
Jewelry designer Eddie Borgo has named Jessica Kates its first-ever CEO, according to a report in Women’s Wear Daily.
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Dr. John Emmett Receives
Antonio C. Bonanno Award for Excellence in Gemology
The scientist earned his doctorate in physics from Stanford University and is considered an authority on the physics and chemistry of corundum.
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GIA Adds Online Tools to Its Retailer Support Program
Embeddable videos and graphics, an updated app, and a Facebook button are among the new tools offered.
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Bridal Jewelers, Do You Need a Mobile App?
Investing in your website might be a better choice. But apps are still better for some functions.
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