In the News…

By |January 21st, 2020|Categories: Miscellaneous, Newsletter|

A member of the BIG family, Ann Arnold, is making headlines in recent weeks with her newest philanthropic endeavor. We are so proud to share in the excitement around her family's legacy project: The Mark Schonwetter Holocaust Education Foundation Jewelry Family Creates Foundation to Honor Holocaust-Survivor Father Via JenniferHeebner.com (used with permission) Livingston, [...]

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Hearts On Fire Announces Diamond Inventory-Sharing Program Between Partners

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Miscellaneous|

(Reprinted from The Centurion, November 26, 2019) Boston, MA—At a “town hall” meeting during Hearts On Fire University 2019, the brand’s retail partners suggested a diamond-sharing program to help facilitate sell-through of serialized diamonds. This week, Caryl Capeci, CEO of Chow Tai Fook North America, parent company of the Hearts On Fire and Memoire brands, [...]

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Don’t Leave Fish to Find Fish

By |July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Balance to Buy Pro Tips, Newsletter|Tags: , , , , |

Our guide said, "Don’t leave fish to find fish." I turned around and said, "What was that?" He repeated, "Don’t leave fish to find fish. When we find a spot where the fish are stacked up like this, we keep fishing. Many people just take a single pass at them and move on."

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Leaky Buckets and Low-Hanging Fruit

By |May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It’s a common question we hear from retailers, “how can I get a larger piece of the pie from my trade area?” Many search for answers in new vendors or merchandise offers, a different ad agency or the next cool promotional idea. While these changes can and often do deliver sales increases, they come at a price.

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