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AmRhein’s celebrates 90 years and a new look

(ROANOKE, Vir.) – Roanoke, Virginia-based jewelry store AmRhein’s officially celebrated its 90th Anniversary on Saturday, November 5, 2011. The day was proclaimed “AmRhein’s Day” by the County of Roanoke, as presented in a Proclamation to the Amrhein family during the Board of Supervisor’s meeting on October 25.


Cumberland Diamond Exchange celebrating 30 years in business

Jeweler finds success through building relationships with clients

When Mark Jacobson and his brother Wayne opened the doors to Cumberland Diamond Exchange more than 30 years ago they had no idea just how significant a jewelry store could be. As new retailers they were committed to excellence, but little did they know their commitment would establish them as one of the core retailers in the Atlanta area. Believing their business was an extension of their personal lives, the brothers were determined to genuinely connect with each customer while providing them with excellent quality products at exceptional pricing. It is, according to Mark, what sets Cumberland Diamond Exchange apart. “It’s also what makes coming to work so enjoyable,” explains Mark.

Gold-N-Diamonds grows strong as a one-stop shop for retailers

Besides offering retailers a wealth of diamond merchandise, Gold-N-Diamonds offers an added bonus: Customers usually receive their orders in a day, thanks to the company’s central location in Atlanta.

In fact, the company says, 95 percent of all orders will be in stock, and except for some custom orders, they’re shipped out the same day. About 60 percent of its customers get their orders the next day.

Daughtry Jewelers hit hard by Hurricane Irene

On Friday, August 26th Eddie Christian and his daughter Ashley locked up the merchandise at Daughtry Jewelers at the end of a very busy day. Located 65 miles off the coast of North Carolina; their small town of Goldsboro, NC was bracing for Hurricane Irene’s landfall the next day. They took extra precautions to protect their merchandise and minimize damage, including unplugging computers, putting extra items in the safe and moving critical items upstairs to their 2nd floor. Located in Berkley Mall, neither Eddie nor Ashley expected a lot of damage. Despite the enormous size of the storm, which NASA satellite data indicated was one-third the length of the U.S. Atlantic coastline, Irene had already been downgraded to a category 1 storm and Goldsboro had weathered much worse.

The Gold Mine’s Bill Warren - Master Marketer

A typical Wednesday afternoon. For many stores, a mid-week lull. But at Bill Warren’s Hudson, NC store (www.hudsongoldmine.com) the warm atmosphere buzzes as throngs of customers circulate, drawn by featured contests and promotions.  Here customers are friends, used to dropping by to see what’s new this week, enticed by a Facebook update, newspaper ad or personal phone call.

RJO celebrates 45th anniversary, strong mid-year numbers at Fall Buying Show

(NEWTON, Iowa) - RJO jewelers and manufacturers from around the country attended the exclusive Fall 2011 Retail Jewelers Organization (RJO) Buying Show in Indianapolis, IN. The RJO Buying Show, held semi-annually, provides successful independent jewelers the opportunity to browse current fashions, network with other industry leaders and purchase jewelry at negotiated discounts from world-renowned vendors.

Southern retailer delivering dynamic marketing seminars

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Bill Warren, DDJM (Doctor of Dynamic Jewelry Marketing) sharing his marketing knowledge at the August Atlanta Jewelry Show.
Bill Warren, owner of The Gold Mine Fine Jewelry & Gifts, Inc. and Warren Marketing Systems in Hudson, NC was recently the keynote speaker at two of the Southeast’s largest jewelry events.  On August 6th & August 14th, Warren delivered a motivational marketing seminar to the Atlanta Jewelry Show in Atlanta, GA and the Louisiana Jewelers Convention held in Lafayette, LA.  In his speech, Warren outlined ways that retail businesses, particularly jewelers, could be successful at any time regardless of the economy or location of the business.

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