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Shoppers are projected to spend more on others, less on themselves and pay the economy little mind this holiday season, the latest National Retail Federation survey shows.  
A man who once owned a jewelry store in the upscale San Diego suburb of La Jolla was charged and arraigned this week on 14 felony counts after police found 47 pieces of jewelry at his house that had been reported stolen by customers, the San Diego District Attorney’s Office said. 
White Pine Trading, which deals in recycled diamonds, has created a fine jewelry division in order to give retail jewelers across the country access to inventory that will boost margins, the company said.
New board members, officers, and directors at industry organizations across the country mark the most recent career moves in the industry.  
Next week, the publication will unveil its new online-only magazine, which covers topics from alternative financing to creative in-store events for the holiday season. 
Celida Hidalgo, co-founder of the Hidalgo Jewelry brand and mother of designer Silvio Hidalgo, died this summer. She was 95 years old. 
In the wake of the news that another major retailer saw its customers’ credit card numbers fall into the hands of hackers, National Jeweler offers six tips for preventing a data breach.   
The settlement of one lawsuit regarding EGL International reports and two jewelers facing charges were among the site’s most popular stories last week. 
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