A column from The Jewelry Coach Pat Henneberry about what those in sales can do to build relationships was the top story on National Jeweler last week.
New York--Here are the top five stories published on NationalJeweler.com for the week of July 3 to 9, according to Google Analytics.

1. Coach’s Corner: ‘Salesperson’ Shouldn’t Be a Dirty Word
In a world where “salesperson” can seem like an expletive, Pat Henneberry gives nine tips for building relationships and helping everyone sell themselves.

2. Amazon Is Getting Rid of List Prices
The e-tailer slowly is getting rid of “list” prices, which indicate the original price and the discount a shopper gets, to displaying only the cost to buy as it undergoes a shift in how it sells to consumers.

3. Longtime Retailer Harold Tivol Dies at 92
The jeweler, who served for many years as the president of Kansas City-based Tivol Jewelers and is credited with building its international reputation, died at home Wednesday.

4. British Jewelry Designers React to Brexit
Some of the U.K’s top jewelers weigh in on the nation’s decision to leave the European Union.

5. Polished Diamond Prices Drop Again in June
Weak Las Vegas and Hong Kong shows and sluggish overall demand, despite a “steady” U.S. performance, brought polished prices down last month, according to the Rapaport Group.



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