August 2009

For the Wii ones

When I first set out to write a story about the new Glennpeter Jewelers Diamond Centre in Albany, N.Y., I was really focused on the bar-in-store angle. But as I interviewed Chief Executive Officer Jef... read more..

Sneak peek: H. Stern, Simmons Jewelry

In addition to all the goings-on at the Javits Center the last week of July, there were quite a few industry happenings around town, including press previews held by H. Stern and the Simmons Jewelry C... read more..

A crazy week in crime

The news this week took me back to my days at the Marietta Daily Journal in suburban Atlanta, where I spent nearly a year on the police/courts beat. I loved it but, after a while, I had had enough. Th... read more..

Choose the Hope Diamond's new look

Growing up in the suburbs of D.C., I was lucky enough to be a quick Metro hop from some of the nation's greatest museums. Whenever I get a chance to go back, one of the stops on my shortlist is...Grow... read more..

The Wedding Diaries

With Michelle Graff’s recent wedding blogging (see her 7/13 and 7/16 posts), I decided it was time for me to chip in. Last week, I joyfully tied the knot. And as I went through the planning process ov... read more..

Cost of Doing Business dissected

This week, Jewelers of America (JA) released the results of its annual industry benchmarking survey, the “Cost of Doing Business.” We received the results mid-day on Tuesday and posted a story immedia... read more..

A week in review

Last week started out for me not at our offices at 770 Broadway in New York City but instead at the JA New York Summer Show at the Jacob K. Javits Center. The show received pretty much the same review... read more..
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