By Whitney Sielaff
wsielaff@nationaljeweler.com

As jewelers head into the holiday selling season, it's the worst possible time to have to deal with a decline in consumer credit. If you've been struggling against tightened credit among your customers or with bad debt issues or have developed tactics to counter these ugly trends, please e-mail me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we'll begin a dialogue to address them.






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