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New Group Supports Black People in Jewelry Trade
A group of industry members has formed the Black in Jewelry Coalition (BIJC) to help Black professionals gain access to the resources and opportunities they need to succeed in the trade.The coalition’s board of directors is composed entirely of Black...
Polished Markets Nov 02, 2020 Rapaport News
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Jewelers of America Seeks Answers on Diversity
Jewelers of America (JA) and National Jeweler have launched a diversity survey to help comprehend the position of Black Americans in the fine-jewelry industry.The study, which will address hiring practices, inclusion policies and how racial...
Retail Sep 24, 2020 Rapaport News
Jewelers Relief Fund
Industry Raises Money to Aid Looted Jewelers
Two industry groups have raised more than $27,000 to help jewelers whose stores sustained physical damage during the recent lootings in the US.Members of the industry donated to the Jewelers Relief Fund, a GoFundMe account...
Retail Jul 27, 2020 Rapaport News
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Mom-and-Pop Stores Doing OK – for Now
Independent US jewelers have weathered the Covid-19 crisis well, but face a serious challenge if the pandemic persists, according to Jewelers of America (JA) CEO David Bonaparte.“Mainstream mom-and-pop retail jewelers, especially the ones that are...
Retail Jul 22, 2020 Joshua Freedman
Jewelry Store Lootings
Protests Lead to Looting of US Jewelry Stores
Many US jewelers are coping with stolen property and the destruction of their premises following major looting sprees amid protests over the death of George Floyd.“It was like a war zone,” said Mark Clodius,...
Retail Jun 04, 2020 Leah Meirovich
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JA Reveals CASE Award Winners
Jewelers of America (JA) has announced the winners of its 30th annual CASE Awards for jewelry design, recognizing retail and supply members whose pieces feature creativity, artistry, style and excellence.This year, JA expanded...
Polished Markets May 31, 2020 Rapaport News
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Jewelry Groups Urge Govt. to Support Retailers
Three jewelry groups have joined the National Retail Federation (NRF) in its efforts to help small US retailers obtain financial aid from the government during the coronavirus shutdown.Jewelers of America (JA), the Jewelers Vigilance...
Retail Mar 26, 2020 Rapaport News
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JA Honors Ed Bridge at GEM Awards
Jewelers of America (JA) honored retailers, designers and journalists at Friday’s GEM Awards in New York.Ed Bridge, who ran the family-owned Ben Bridge Jeweler until his retirement in November 2018, picked up the Lifetime Achievement...
Polished Markets Jan 12, 2020 Rapaport News
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JA Campaign Successful with Consumers
Jewelers of America(JA) will expand its new marketing campaign following a successful test which reached more than 3 million unique consumers and garnered positive response.“The industry came together and we were able to execute a campaign...
Marketing Dec 23, 2019 Rapaport News
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JA Announces GEM Award Nominees
Jewelers of America (JA) will honor individuals and brandswhose work raises the visibility and status of fine jewelry and watches at its2020 GEM Awards. Nominees for the media excellence category include Anthony DeMarco,...
Polished Markets Sep 26, 2019 Rapaport News
Jewelers of America (JA)
Ed Bridge to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor
Jewelers of America (JA) has named Ed Bridge, chairman of Ben Bridge Jeweler, as the recipient of its 2020 GEM Award for LifetimeAchievement. The GEM Awards honor the outstanding achievements ofindividuals or companies whose work raises...
Retail Sep 19, 2019 Rapaport News
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24 Karat Club Names Excellence Honorees
The 24 Karat Club of Southern California will recognize three industry members fortheir work in the trade at its 2019 annual gala, it said Monday. Terry Chandler, CEO of the Diamond Council of America (DCA),will receive the...
Polished Markets Sep 11, 2019 Rapaport News
Jewelry Vendors
Trade Bodies Relaunch Cost of Business Survey
Jewelers of America (JA) has partnered with the Jewelers Board of Trade (JBT) to launch the Retail Jewelers Benchmarking Study, replacing the JA’s Cost of Doing Business Survey last published in 2015. The resulting report...
Retail Sep 05, 2019 Rapaport News
Imports
How Trump’s Tariffs Could Affect the Trade
Long before the threat of tariffs on Chinese goods loomed large,brick-and-mortar retailers in the US were facing challenges. So far this year,US retailers have announced plans to shut down over 7,000 stores after almost6,000 closed in 2018,...
Financial-Legal Aug 11, 2019 Lara Ewen
Jewelers of America
Jewelers of America Elects New Chair
Jewelers of America (JA) has elected Holly Wesche, athird-generation jeweler, to head its board of directors. Wesche, who is the owner of Wesche Jewelers in Florida, willsucceed outgoing chair John Henne, the organization said last week....
Polished Markets Aug 04, 2019 Rapaport News
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Tariffs, Taxes Top JA Washington Agenda
A delegation from Jewelersof America (JA) has met with US lawmakers and congressional staff to discuss trade and tax concerns affecting its members. Themeeting, which took place on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on June 19,...
Financial-Legal Jul 02, 2019 Rapaport News
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JA Unveils CASE Award Winners
Jewelers of America (JA) has announced the winners of its 29thannual CASE Awards for jewelry design, recognizing retail members whose piecesfeature creativity, artistry, style and excellence. A panel of judges chose the honorees from...
Polished Markets May 01, 2019 Rapaport News
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NCDIA Announces Advisory Board
The Natural Color Diamond Association (NCDIA) has appointedthree members to its 2019 advisory board. They will be responsible for supporting and guiding the organization’sexecutive committee, NCDIA said last week. The new advisory...
Polished Markets Apr 24, 2019 Rapaport News
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Matthew Tratner Takes On Role at GIA
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has appointedMatthew Tratner global director of business development. Tratner will be responsible for expandingand deepening the GIA’s relationships with retailers and other stakeholders. “Matt’s industry experience will...
Polished Markets Jan 29, 2019 Rapaport News
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Jewelers of America Hires Membership Chief
Jewelers of America (JA) has appointed Regina Ciarleglio asits new director of membership, the trade association said Friday. Ciarleglio, who will oversee JA’s membershipdevelopment and retention, has more than 25 years of experience in the...
Polished Markets Jan 27, 2019 Rapaport News
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