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Marketing: “Jewelers Do It Better” Campaign Brings the Jewelers Behind the Designs to Life

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“Jewelers Do It Better,” or so says the latest consumer marketing campaign from jewelry trade organization MJSA. Created to boost the jewelry industry, the Jewelers Do It Better campaign and corresponding site jewelersdoitbetter.com promotes the jewelry, of course, but puts special emphasis on the manufacturers and designers themselves, telling their stories …

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Vintage@Intermezzo Panel: How Stores Can Use Vintage to Add ‘Emotional Connections’

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How can vintage apparel and accessories update the average fashion boutique that only sells current items? How can consumers who don’t “understand” or have never worn vintage get tuned in and turned on by this growing category? These questions and more were addressed on the panel “Modern Vintage Lovers and …

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Target Raises Q4 Guidance on Stronger-Than-Expected Holiday Sales

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Target posted same-store sales growth of 3.4 percent during the holiday season, bested Wall Street’s projection of 0 to 2 percent. This is more bright retail news against higher consumer confidence, low unemployment and increased wages. Some highlights: Comp sales grew 3.4% in the November/December period, driven by strong traffic and …

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CFDA Teams with UBM Fashion to Boost Emerging Designers

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The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) has teamed up with UBM Fashion, which owns leading women’s and men’s trade shows such as Coterie, AccessoriesTheShow, WWDMAGIC, MRket and Project on an exclusive partnership designed to support American fashion designers and brands, and promote the growth of emerging talent. The …