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4 Common Employee Lawsuits and How to Prevent Them

An employee at your jewelry store always arrives late for his shifts. After repeated verbal warnings, his behavior hasn’t changed, and you...

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What to Consider When Shopping for Jewelry Inventory Software

Accurate and comprehensive inventory records can make or break a jewelry business. Jewelers who can quickly identify fast-selling, high-margin items can maximize their...

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Here’s How to Prevent Frozen Pipes—One of Winter’s Biggest Threats to Your Store

Let’s talk about one of the biggest threats to your jewelry business during winter months—your pipes. Not only can they freeze, but they can also burst, causing costly...

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How to Protect Your Jewelry Business When the Power Goes Out

There are many reasons the power could go out at your jewelry business that don’t involve crime: high winds, a major storm, a traffic accident,...

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How to Spot (and Stop) Employee Theft at Your Store

Because of the high value and highly portable nature of the merchandise, a jewelry store can be a tempting place for both prospective...

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Jewelry Thieves Often Impersonate Others—Here’s How to Thwart Their Act

Even if you have solid store security, your establishment isn’t immune to thieves who are willing to get creative to pull of a...

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The Difference Between Priority Mail Express and Express Mail

With endless options for shipping jewelry and numerous opinions on which is best, shipping can be confusing.   Adding to the perplexity is...

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5 Reasons Why Criminals Target Shopping Mall Jewelers

Did you know that jewelry stores in mall locations are a leading target for a variety of crimes, particularly smash-and-grab robberies? It seems...

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What to Do Before, During, and After a Jewelry Store Robbery

One minute you’re taking inventory, the next…   “GET DOWN! DON’T MOVE OR I’LL SHOOT!”   SMASH! SMASH! SMASH! Doors slam. Tires squeal. Silence…...

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Signing a New Commercial Lease? Here’s What to Look Out For

Commercial leases are notoriously complex, chiefly because there are several different types of them. If you’re in the market for a new space,...