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What Jewelers Should Know Before Signing a Commercial Lease

Posted by Jessica Thomaschefsky on Jun 27, 2019 10:06:57 AM

When it comes to understanding commercial real estate leases, it’s not as easy as renting an apartment where the tenant agrees to pay the landlord a certain fee each month.

Commercial leases are more complex.

If you don’t fully understand what you’re signing up for, you could be in serious trouble.

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Topics: Tips, Coverage, Grow Your Business, Loss Prevention

2019 Top Jewelers Block Insurance Agents

Posted by Trent Tetzlaff on Jun 5, 2019 12:30:00 PM

Jewelry businesses are unique and it can be tough to find an agent who is an expert in the industry. Like any talented professional, expertise can only take an insurance agent so far.

Dedication and commitment to the needs of each jeweler transforms the level of service an agent provides and defines the relationships built to help each jewelry business thrive.

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Topics: Jewelers Block, Agent Awards

Burglar Alarm Systems for Jewelers: Understanding Line Supervision and Security

Posted by Trent Tetzlaff on May 29, 2019 8:59:10 AM

Peace of mind may be hard to come by when your business is closed for the night.

That’s where burglar alarms for jewelry businesses come into play — but not all are created equal.

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Topics: Alarms

Resilience in the Face of a Jewelry Business Loss

Posted by Jessica Thomaschefsky on Mar 21, 2019 11:26:57 AM

Located on South Wabash Avenue in Chicago, the 21-story Mallers Building on Jewelers Row houses more than 180 jewelry businesses that specialize in design, manufacturing and jewelry repair. 

Shortly before 2 a.m. on April 25, 2018, a three-alarm fire broke out in the 107-year-old building, forcing these businesses to temporarily relocate. It’s been almost a full year since that devastating fire.

To honor the Chicago jewelry community and its resiliency, Jewelers Mutual gathered jewelers and industry members together to share advice and successes on how to keep moving forward after such an event.

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Topics: Safety & Security

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

Posted by Logan Moore on Jan 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM

One minute your taking inventory, the next ...


SMASH! SMASH! SMASH! Doors slam. Tires squeal. Silence ...

Even your worst nightmare of a jewelry store robbery could be longer than actually experiencing it. Criminals today attack businesses and flee in less than a minute.

Preparation is the only way to avoid a traumatic event like this, and it's also the best way to get through it safely. 

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Topics: Robbery

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