b'THE STATE OF THE THE JEWELRY THE COLOREDMAJORS DIAMOND DESIGN STONE MARKETINDUSTRYTHISIS WHATINNOVATIONLOOKSLIKE BY MICHELLE GRAFFAS WITH LAST YEAR, THE MAJORITY OF NORTH AMERICAS LARGEST SELLERS OF FINE JEWELRY SAW SALES RISE YEAR-OVER-YEAR. But that does not mean retail, particularly jewelry retail, is without its challenges.One of the biggest among them is ensuring your stores physical footprint is right-sized, modernized and aligned with your online presence. In this analysis of National Jewelers exclusive $100 Million Supersellers and Top 50 Specialty Jewelers lists, we examine how the largest sellers of jewelry and watches fared in 2018 while also taking a step outside the metaphorical jewelry box to see how non-jewelry retailers are tackling store innovation.Following the analysis are the two lists, which detail sales data and store count as well as top executives and key brands.8 STATE OF THE MAJORS 2019'