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The upswing that began in 2013 continues today but feels “fragile,” as consumers are choosing to spend their money on experiences rather than things.
The National Retail Federation says consumers will spend a total of $19.7 billion on loved ones this Valentine’s Day, $4.4 billion of which will go toward jewelry.
Books that look toward the future of business and assist innovators in reaching their goals are among those National Jeweler is recommending to retailers this month.
A report released by Gartner projects that global sales of wearable electronic devices will top 200 million units and total nearly $30 billion this year.
Weather, inventory challenges and deep discounts were factors retailers had to grapple with as they competed with each other and their own bottom line.
A survey from MasterCard shows that a last-minute surge in spending by consumers helped retail sales finish 8 percent up over last year.
Ten retailers from five different sections of the country share with National Jeweler what sold, or didn’t sell, in those last few important days before Dec. 25. 
Ten retailers from five different sections of the country gave National Jeweler a rundown on what’s been selling in their stores so far this holiday season.
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