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Good Samaritan’s deed spurs creation of Lost & Found Diamond website

Good Samaritan’s deed spurs creation of Lost & Found Diamond website

What would you do if a stranger walked in your store to return a lost 3.02 carat diamond ring? The odds of finding the owner would seem nearly impossible to most, but not to the staff of Mervis Diamond Importers in Washington, D.C. When faced with the task of searching an enormous database in the hopes of finding the ring's owner, Jon Mervis and his uncle, Zed Mervis, eagerly took on the difficult task.

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Helen Infinger’s determination creates family legacy

Helen Infinger’s determination creates family legacy

One woman's determination is all it takes to leave a legacy. Just ask Mack Thomas, grandson to Helen Infinger, the 75 year old owner and operator of Infinger's Jewelry in...

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The circle of the sale

There are specific practical steps, which a salesperson must follow, in order to maximize every selling opportunity. In future articles I will detail more specifically th...

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Sales Growth Expert - Success breeds success when you are aggressive

A young man, in his late 30s, got corporate downsized from a sales position he held and was very successful at for 8 years when the company was bought out by a competitor...

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I Love My Job! Pass it on

Things are slow - painfully slow. And to borrow a phrase from Dolly Parton in the movie "Steel Magnolias," "I am so confused about what to do - I do not know whether to s...

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It’s the economy: The “R” word. Leveraging your options.

Quick. What's on your mind? With political rhetoric reaching election-day fever pitch, news headlines trumpeting Wall Street bailouts and mortgage market meltdowns and th...

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The Retailer’s Perspective - And another thing...

I was recently asked to speak by the Minnesota/North Dakota Jewelers Association. I had several topics in mind before the economy melted and discussing that took up most ...

Turn off the tube, and turn on opportunity! Three enjoyable ways to increase your motivation and sales

Your parents warned you of it. Your high school homework suffered because of it. And now I'm going to repeat it!

"Turn off that television!"

OK, maybe not turn it off compl...

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Internet Marketing Strategies - Keywords the key to Internet success

Keywords are the words and phrases that people type into a search engine in order to find a website offering the information they are looking for. The search engine uses...

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