January 2012

Editor's Note: Protectionism or just protecting?

India's recent imposition of a 2 percent import duty on polished diamonds seems to be an unfortunate necessity. In this day and age, the normal response would be to see such a move as an imposition on... read more..

Going inside a strong heart

Ingrid Bergman once said that “Happiness lies in good health and a bad memory.” Yesterday, I met a young woman who has as much reason as anybody to wish for a bad memory. But she doesn’t, because she ... read more..

Kill'em with kindness

Here's a story we just published about Amazon being rated the best company for customer service. Without question. Eons ago, when I was working my way through college in the service industry, manageme... read more..

The allure of Anthropologie

I was intrigued to learn that the new CEO of industry stalwart David Yurman Inc., Glen T. Senk, comes to the company from Urban Outfitters Inc., where he is credited with helping to grow the company’s... read more..

Making sense of the holiday sales

As any retailer would tell you, it is difficult anymore to predict the ebbs and flows of the economy. This was as evident as ever on Tuesday, when three of the industry’s largest chains reported sales... read more..

Silver designs take a rock and roll tour

Thanks to Italian designer Manuel Bozzi, rock music lovers can now wear likenesses of icons from the genre on their fingers. Bozzi has taken the expressions of Keith Richards, Elvis Presley and Jimi H... read more..

Holiday 2011’s new recipe for success

This 10X blog entry was written by Marshal Cohen, chief industry analyst, The NPD Group, Inc. This year’s recipe for retail success came in the expert blending of the following four parts (not all par... read more..
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