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And Finally - Keeping up with the Royals

 

Posted At: 18 November 2010 13:35 PM
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With Royal Wedding fever sweeping the country – the US, that is – we’re a little short of stories about stupid shoppers.  However, we can, of course, rely on the Americans to keep And Finally supplied even in this lean (other) news time.

Minutes after the world first glimpsed the sapphire-and-diamond engagement ring Prince William gave his fiancée, phones started ringing madly at New York's Natural Sapphire Co. and its website crashed as customers swamped it with online orders. With no stiff upper lip to rely upon, Michael Arnstein, the CEO couldn’t contain his excitement when he called his wife to say, “Honey, I'm not coming home tonight!”

The company that normally makes five to 10 high-end engagement rings daily was starting production on about 30 - and counting, as calls came in.

Here in the UK, not to be outdone by those across the pond, we’ve stripped Harvey Nicks and Matches of the Kate Middleton dress

 

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