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28 Sep 2022

Top 3 Challenges When Choosing an Inventory Management System

Without an inventory management system, a jewelry, diamond or gemstone business will struggle to run the business efficiently and profitably. The top dilemma a business faces when choosing the best system software is the identification and evaluation of the many options. When researching software, be sure to consider: Matching the functionality of the software with […]

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13 Sep 2022

The market changes like the tides, don’t let your business run on autopilot

To reach your goals for Q4 2022, and beyond, you need to approach this season differently. And perhaps even differently than what you planned just three months ago. Allow me to flesh this out: As business leaders, we set goals. A common goal is to increase revenue. This breaks down into the core three ways […]

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07 Sep 2022

Your Businesses First Impression

A few weeks ago, CEO of Signet, Gina Drosos, shared, “80% of the company’s sales take place inside its physical stores, 65% of customers visit at least one of the company’s ‘digital sites’ during their shopping journey.” This aligns with a range I’ve oft quoted from more than a dozen sources, that 60% to 80% […]

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18 Aug 2022

How does a consultancy help you grow your business?

Is your business stuck? Figuring out where & how to pivot? Not sure what to do first, or what strategy is? Or how to do it? You could seek help from business strategists, consultants, or experts before you start adding personnel costs to your fixed costs. But, how do you know what kind of help […]

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21 Jul 2022

The Conversation Has Changed

The conversation has changed. This is important. I want to share with you what I learned during my month in the USA in Las Vegas, New York City, and at Harvard Business School’s GIA Global Leadership Course. In 2020 the world needed to learn how to conduct business inside of a digital footprint. You needed […]

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07 Jul 2022

Exclusive Access Coming Soon – Fairmined 100 Challenge Conversations

I get to talk to a lot of people. People I admire, people who have inspired me, people who have been in our industry for their whole career and people who forged businesses in other industries and are bringing their expertise to the diamond, gemstone and jewelry industry later in life. Each person I interact […]

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08 Jun 2022

How to Turn Your Data Into Dollars

 Are you making the most of the information you may not know you have? I know that may sound a little convoluted, but go with me on this for a minute… A lot of information about your current and potential customers is arriving every day that you may not even realise is there. Information […]

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19 May 2022

Vegas is Coming

 If you’re ‘writing business’ at the show, whether buying or selling, that may seem like your most important activity at the show. But today, I’m going to ask you to do an important exercise and look at how you leverage tradeshows a bit differently. One of the most important things you can do at a […]

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