Can Trade Shows Help Diamond Buyers and Sellers?

Posted by Shoshi Grossman on February 23, 2016

 

Most industries offer trade shows, and the diamond and jewelry industry is no different. But should you be spending the time and money to go? What are the benefits of attending? Are all trade shows created equal? What should you expect to get out of a trade show?

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Topics: How to Grow Your Diamond Jewelry Store, How to Increase Your Diamond Supplier Base, Diamond Industry, Diamond Supplier, Diamond Buyer, DIamond Jewelry Store, Diamond and jewelry trade shows, Diamond Seller

The Art of Networking in the Diamond Business: Seizing the Moment

Posted by Shoshi Grossman on February 17, 2016

As diamond buyers and sellers, we are always looking to make new connections and find original ways to promote ourselves. Networking is a great method to develop partnerships and relationships that will yield results if not now, then certainly in the future.

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Topics: Online Diamond Trading, How to Increase Your Diamond Supplier Base, Diamond Industry, Diamond Buyer, Diamond Market, increase jewelry store sales, Diamond Seller

Online Diamond Trading Myths It’s Time to Leave Behind

Posted by Debra Greenstein on February 15, 2016

In the diamond business, tradition can be hard to ignore. With such a complex and defined supply chain, many believe that there is no way to adjust existing buying, selling and distribution models to include a digital element. While more of the world’s economy has already moved online, the diamond industry cannot afford to get left behind.

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Topics: How to Grow Your Diamond Jewelry Store, Online Diamond Trading, Diamond Pricing, How to Increase Your Diamond Supplier Base, About Diamonds, Diamond Industry, Diamond Supplier, Diamond Buyer, Technology and Diamond Trading, Diamond Market, Diamond Seller

Dressing for Success: How to Obtain a Diamond Inventory Worth Boasting About

Posted by Debra Greenstein on February 15, 2016

There is a popular saying, “Don’t dress for the job you have; dress for the job you want next”. It’s not just a matter of wearing the right clothes, it’s knowing what it takes to be successful and looking like you deserve it at all times. People do it in the business world so why not do it in the diamond jewelry business? 

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Topics: How to Grow Your Diamond Jewelry Store, Online Diamond Trading, Diamond Pricing, How to Increase Your Diamond Supplier Base, Diamond Industry, Diamond Supplier, Diamond Buyer, Technology and Diamond Trading, Diamond Market, Diamond Seller, Online Diamond Trading Network

Stuck in a Rut? Get Some New Friends on an Online Diamond Trading Network

Posted by Debra Greenstein on February 15, 2016

We get by with a little help from our friends. Yes, that’s a line from a famous Beatles song, but it’s also the mantra for those in the diamond business looking for knowledge, inspiration and connections. And where’s the best place to find “friends” in your business? The answer shouldn’t surprise you – a diamond market community powered by data.

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Topics: Online Diamond Trading, Diamond Pricing, How to Increase Your Diamond Supplier Base, About Diamonds, Diamond Industry, Diamond Supplier, Diamond Buyer, Technology and Diamond Trading, Diamond Market, Diamond Seller, Online Diamond Trading Network

Diamond Trading: The New Supplier-Retailer Connection

Posted by Debra Greenstein on February 15, 2016

 

Mobile and web technologies have fundamentally changed the way people do business worldwide. While basic principles have remained intact, such as providing real value to customers, strategically expanding your business to increase profitability, and more, there are many tactics which have changed.  

Before we get into the effect that technology has had on individual diamond retailers and suppliers, let’s take a look at how it has impacted the diamond market as a whole.

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Topics: How to Grow Your Diamond Jewelry Store, Online Diamond Trading, Diamond Pricing, How to Increase Your Diamond Supplier Base, Diamond Industry, Diamond Supplier, Diamond Buyer, Technology and Diamond Trading, Diamond Market, Diamond Seller, Online Diamond Trading Network

Does Size Matter? Discussing Diamond Carat Weight With Your Jewelry Store Customers

Posted by Shoshi Grossman on January 26, 2016

Carat weight is likely to be the 4C in which most customers are more familiar. It is also the easiest characteristic to describe and present to your customers since size differences are more easily discernible. Furthermore, carat weight plays an important part in the overall value of a diamond because larger diamonds are more rare and therefore cost more. However, just because a diamond might be bigger, does not necessarily mean it will be the best choice for your customer.

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Topics: How to Grow Your Diamond Jewelry Store, Online Diamond Trading, Diamond Pricing, How to Increase Your Diamond Supplier Base, About Diamonds, Diamond Awareness, Diamond Industry, Online Diamond Jewelry Store, Diamond Characteristics, DIamond Jewelry Store, 4Cs, diamond weight, diamond carat

The Colorful World of Diamonds: Explaining Diamond Color to Your Customers

Posted by Debra Greenstein on January 19, 2016

 

Diamonds come in many colors and many different shades. From white, to striking “fancies,” the choice of diamonds for your customer can be colorless or full of color, depending on their preference. As a diamond retailer, being able to explain the variations in color, while describing the unique qualities of each variant in a positive way, will help your customer choose the diamond they find most beautiful.

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Topics: How to Grow Your Diamond Jewelry Store, Online Diamond Trading, About Diamonds, Diamond Awareness, Diamond Industry, Diamond Buyer, Diamond Characteristics, DIamond Jewelry Store, 4Cs, Diamond Color

What Is A Point of Sale or Retail Management System and How Does It Help My Diamond Jewelry Business?

Posted by Raeleen Kaesehagen on January 13, 2016

When looking at software to help run your diamond retail store there are so many questions. The first questions are often "What does my store need? What type of software and what functions does that software need to perform?" In the following blog I'll answer these question and provide details of what to look for, as well as briefly look at why software is such an essential part of a diamond retailer's business.

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Topics: How to Grow Your Diamond Jewelry Store, Diamond Industry, Online Diamond Jewelry Store, Technology and Diamond Trading, DIamond Jewelry Store, POS, Retail Management System

Good Things Come in Small Packages: The Benefits of Being an Independent Diamond Jeweler

Posted by Jonny Katz on December 15, 2015

If you are a small, local diamond jeweler, you have a big, varied advantage. You are able to provide personalized service of an entirely different caliber than that of the larger chains. And tapping into this ability is a great way to grow your business.

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Topics: How to Grow Your Diamond Jewelry Store, Diamond Industry, Online Diamond Jewelry Store, DIamond Jewelry Store

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