Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
- Steve Weintraub explains his advertising and branding strategy
- Why the jewelry industry still thrives as a brick and mortar
- The importance of having an online presence
- Secrets behind the Gold and Diamond Source’s success
- Julie Weintraub explains the family jeweler’s mission
- The Weintraubs share why they’re passionate about giving back to their community
- Steve discusses the mentor who’s had the most influential impact on his life
In this episode…
Did you know that diamonds are available in all colors of the rainbow and that 24-carat gold is soft enough to move with your hands? If you are a lover of jewelry, you know that there’s a piece for all occasions, it can complete any outfit, and it’s customizable. But more than anything, jewelry is personal and has its own story.
Veteran jewelry store owner Steve Weintraub understood all of this more than three decades ago when he first entered the jewelry business. The industry was also a source of success and devastation for him. But when his lovely wife, Julie Weintraub, entered his life, they combined their talents to create a fine jewelry wonderland. So what’s the secret behind the store’s success?
Join host Kevin Hourigan of the Growth Fire Podcast as he chats with husband and wife business duo Steve and Julie Weintraub. Steve is the CEO and Founder of the Gold and Diamond Source, and Julie is the Vice President of the Gold and Diamond Source and the President and Founder of Hands Across the Bay. Together, the two discuss the golden nuggets of their store’s success, advertising and branding strategies, why jewelry stores still thrive as brick and mortar, and why they’re passionate about giving back.
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Guest Contact Details
Steve Weintraub is the Founder and CEO of Gold & Diamond Source, a family-owned fine gold and diamond jewelry store. Steve was introduced to the jewelry business by a friend from high school and began making gold-plated seashells. In 1983, they built a 10,000-square-foot building and Steve began producing fine jewelry. After joining forces with his wife Julie, Steve’s business grew from a small jewelry store to one of the most successful standalone family operations in the US.
Julie Weintraub is the Vice President of Gold & Diamond Source. She is also the President and Founder of Julie Weintraub’s Hands Across the Bay, a nonprofit organization with a mission to positively impact the lives of Tampa Bay residents and organizations by advocating for change and providing resources for those in need. Recognizing needs within their community, but not having money to donate, she and her husband Steve started the organization to be able to give away jewelry and help victims of domestic violence.