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Apr 15, 2014
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Apr 07, 2014
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Mar 31, 2014
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Mar 24, 2014
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Mar 19, 2014
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Mar 17, 2014
According to a recent IBM report, retailers should no longer feel...

Expert Opinion

‘The King Kong of Jewelry’: Signet-Zales deal creates a conundrum for retailers and malls

By Michael Lebowitz, director of jewelry, White Pine Jewelry Solutions

Signet Jewelers’ $1.4 billion deal to acquire 90-year-old jewelry mainstay Zales made big headlines back in February. But reporters, analysts and investors were not the only ones paying attention to the pending purchase — as soon as they heard the news, mall managers and mall-based jewelers knew the King Kong of retail jewelry had just been born. More ....


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