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Travis Piper, the $1 Million Man

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IDEX Online reports diamond-based cryptocurrencies to be unveiled at IDWI

IDEX Online reports diamond-based cryptocurrencies to be unveiled at IDWI

(IDEX Online) – The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) will unveil new diamond-based cryptocurrencies created by startup CARATS.IO during the February 5-7 International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI).

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Industry Events

Select Show announces Dallas 2018 date

Select Show announces Dallas 2018 date

Date change moves Select Dallas to September

(NEW YORK) - On the heels of a successful 2017 Select Dallas Show, The Select Jewelry Show has announced a new date for 2018.

The 2018 Select Jewelry Show in Dallas will be held Sunday and Monday, September 1...

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IGI North and South America achieves re-certification by RJC

IGI North and South America achieves re-certification by RJC

(NEW YORK) - The International Gemological Institute (IGI) continues to promote the importance of upholding credibility and high industry standards through its submissions to independent external auditors. The Institute has announced that IGI - North ...

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ASHI launches Valentine Sweepstakes

ASHI launches Valentine Sweepstakes

(NEW YORK) - ASHI has announced the launch its Valentine Sweepstakes, to kickoff the Valentine Season for its retail partners. Retailers will be able to attract shoppers to their stores through various Social Media platforms.  The Sweepstakes provides...

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Retailer Roundtable: What do you do when a customer breaks an important piece in your store?

Retailer Roundtable: What do you do when a customer breaks an important piece in your store?

Q: What do you do when a customer breaks an important piece in your store?

“We don’t have a set policy for this type of incident. Pretty much in all cases we’ll cover the cost of repairing the item to avoid any ill will with the client. This is especia...

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IDEX Online reports diamond-based cryptocurrencies to be unveiled at IDWI

2 DAYS AGO
IDEX Online reports diamond-based cryptocurrencies to be unveiled at IDWI

(IDEX Online) – The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) will unveil new diamond-based cryptocurrencies created by startup CARATS.IO during the February 5-7 International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI).

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JA applauds Supreme Court decision to hear Sales Tax Fairness case

2 DAYS AGO
JA applauds Supreme Court decision to hear Sales Tax Fairness case

(NEW YOR K) - Jewelers of America (JA), a national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, applauds the decision by the United States Supreme Court to take up South Dakota’s petition to the Court to re-consider the Quill decision from 1992. That decision established the...

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Select Show announces Dallas 2018 date

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Select Show announces Dallas 2018 date

Date change moves Select Dallas to September

(NEW YORK) - On the heels of a successful 2017 Select Dallas Show, The Select Jewelry Show has announced a new date for 2018.

The 2018 Select Jewelry Show in Dallas will be held Sunday and Monday, September 16th and 17th. The location remains the same, the D...

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JA New York Spring Show preview

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JA New York Spring Show preview

Once again, the JA New York Spring show will co-locate with the MJSA Expo March 11-13, 2018 at the Jacob Javits Center, to create a true, destination Jewelry Market Week in New York City. With JA New York’s emphasis on fine finished jewelry and MJSA Expo’s unique focus on supplies to the trade, atte...

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IGI North and South America achieves re-certification by RJC

2 DAYS AGO
IGI North and South America achieves re-certification by RJC

(NEW YORK) - The International Gemological Institute (IGI) continues to promote the importance of upholding credibility and high industry standards through its submissions to independent external auditors. The Institute has announced that IGI - North & South America has been granted re-certificat...

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GIA to open laboratory in Surat, India, expand facility in Antwerp, Belgium

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GIA to open laboratory in Surat, India, expand facility in Antwerp, Belgium

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - GIA will open a new laboratory in Surat, India and expand its long-term presence in Antwerp, Belgium in the second quarter of 2018 to meet the needs of the global gem and jewelry industry.

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ASHI launches Valentine Sweepstakes

2 DAYS AGO
ASHI launches Valentine Sweepstakes

(NEW YORK) - ASHI has announced the launch its Valentine Sweepstakes, to kickoff the Valentine Season for its retail partners. Retailers will be able to attract shoppers to their stores through various Social Media platforms.  The Sweepstakes provides ASHI retailers with a unique marketing opportunit...

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MJSA launches Jewelers Do It Better™

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MJSA launches Jewelers Do It Better™

Consumer marketing campaign to drive jewelry sales

MJSA, the trade alliance dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, has launched a new consumer marketing campaign, Jewelers Do It Better™, to generate enthusiasm for its members’ creations and drive retail sales. The campaign...

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Furry friends on the job: Chloe of Randall’s Jewelry in Oakland Park, Florida

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Furry friends on the job: Chloe of Randall’s Jewelry in Oakland Park, Florida

This adorable little pup is Chloe. Chloe has been on the job at Randall’s Jewelry in Oakland Park, Florida every day of her 8 years. The only exception is Saturdays when she likes to stay home and watch her favorite show, Animal Planet! “She is a very important part of our team in every way,” says h...

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Furry friends on the job: Dax Shepard - International Gemological Institute (IGI)

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Furry friends on the job: Dax Shepard - International Gemological Institute (IGI)

This big ole dog is Dax Shepard (his legal name is Vom Eichen Antrieb). Dax, who turned 4 years-old earlier this week, is the furry friend of International Gemological Institute (IGI) President/Chief Executive Officer Jerry Ehrenwald. I’d say the 100 lb black German Shepard would be quite effective ...

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The Marketing Minute: Trend Spotting

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Marketing specialist George Prout produces a weekly marketing advice video for retail jewelers, The Monday Morning Marketing Minute. He’s generously agreed to let us share them with our eWeekly readers.

 

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The Marketing Minute: Pricing Strategy

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Marketing specialist George Prout produces a weekly marketing advice video for retail jewelers, The Monday Morning Marketing Minute. He’s generously agreed to let us share them with our eWeekly readers.

 

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Tradeshows

2018 Tradeshow Calendar

 

JANUARY

 

January 5-7
G&LW Show
Lakeland, FL-Lakeland Center

601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com

January 9-10
G&LW Show
Asheville,NC-U.S.Cellular
Center Asheville
www.glwshows.com 

January 20-22
Jewelers International Showcase (JIS)
Miami, FL-DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Miami Airport & Convention Center
800.840.5612
www.jisshow.com 

January 20-22
Retail Jewelers Organization
Spring Buying Show (RJO)
Savannah, GA-Savannah
Westin Golf & Resort
800.247.1774
www.rjomembers.com 

January 25-February 5
J.O.G.S. Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show
Tucson, AZ - Tucson
Expo Center
213.629.3030
www.jogsshow.com 

January 27-February 4
G&LW Show
Tucson, AZ
Holiday Inn-Palo Verde/Holidome
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

January 27-February 7
G&LW Show
Tucson, AZ – The GEM Mall
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

January 28-30
Centurion Jewelry Show
Scottsdale, AZ
516.331.5586
www.centurionjewelry.com 

January 28-29
49th ACE It Winter Conference
Tucson, AZ-Tucson
Convention Center
718.893.1536
www.najaappraisers.com 

January 28-29
Southeastern Jewelers Org.
Charlotte, NC-The Ballantyne
619.940.9225
www.sjobuyinggroup.com 

January 30-February 4
AGTA Gem Fair Tucson
Tucson, AZ – Tucson
Convention Center
214.742.4367
www.agta.org 

January 30-February 4
GJX Gem and Jewelry Show
Tucson, AZ
GJX Pavilion
214.742.4367
www.gjxusa.com 

January 31-February 3
JCK Tucson
Tucson, AZ
JW Marriott Star Pass Resort
800.257.3626
www.tucson.jckonline.com 

 

February

 

February 21-25
Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair
IMPACTMuang Thong Thani
Bangkok,Thailand
www.bkkgems.com 

February 23-25
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Orlando, FL – Osceola
Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

 

MARCH

 

March 3-5
Atlanta Jewelry Show
Atlanta, GA
Cobb Galleria
800.241.0399
www.atlantajewelryshow.com 

March 10-13
Independent Jewelers Organization (IJO)
Grapevine, TX
Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
203.846.4215
www.ijo.com 

March 11-12
G&LW Show
Minneapolis, MN
Double Tree - Bloomington Minneapolis-South
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

March 11-13
JA New York Winter Show
New York, NY
Jacob Javits Convention Center
646.654.4983
www.ja-newyork.com 

March 11-13
MJSA Expo New York
New York, NY
Jacob Javits Convention Center
800.444.6572
www.mjsa.org 

March 11-13
LUEUR Spring
New York, NY
Jacob Javits Convention Center
239.732.6642
www.lueurny.com 

March 16-18
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

March 16-18
G&LW Show
Detroit, MI
Embassy Suites Detroit-Livonia/Novi
601.879-8832
www.glwshows.com 

 

April

 

April 14-16
Jewelers International Showcase (JIS)
Miami Beach, FL
Miami Beach Convention Center
800.840.5612
www.jisshow.com 

April 20-21
G&LW Show
West Springfield, MA
Eastern States Exposition
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

April 23-25
AGS Conclave
Nashville, TN
Omni Hotel Nashville
702.255.6500
www.americangemsociety.org 

 

May

 

May 4-6
G&LW Show
Orlando, FL
Osceola Heritage Park
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

May 5-7
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

May 11-13
G&LW Show
Franklin, NC
Watauga Festival Center
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

May 20-23
Santa Fe Symposium
Albuquerque, NM
Hotel Albuquerque
800.952.6222
www.santafesymposium.org 

May 28-31
G.L.D.A.-Vegas Gem Show
Las Vegas, NV
Mirage Hotel and Casino
301-294-1640
www.glda.com 

May 30-June 4
Luxury By JCK
Las Vegas, NV
Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center
800.257.3626
www.luxury.jckonline.com 

May 31-June 4
AGTA GemFair at JCK
Las Vegas, NV
Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center
800.257.3626
www.lasvegasshow.com 

 

JUNE

 

June 1-4
JIS EXCHANGE
Las Vegas, NV
Tropicana
800.840.5612
www.jisshow.com/exchange 

June 1-4
JCK Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
800.257.3626
www.lasvegas.jckonline.com 

June 22-24
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, FL
Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

 

JULY

 

July 13-15
G&LW Show
Livonia, MI
Embassy Suites
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

July 14-16
RJO Fall Buying Show
Minneapolis, MN
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
800.247.1774
www.rjomembers.com 

July 15-17
JA New York Summer Show
New York, NY
Jacob Javits Convention Center
508.734.4986
www.ja-newyork.com 

July 26-29
G&LW Show
Franklin, NC
Watauga Festival Center
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

July 28-31
Independent Jewelers Organization (IJO)
Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Convention Center
203.846.4215
www.ijo.com 

 

AUGUST

 

August 3-5
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

August 4-6
Atlanta Jewelry Show
Atlanta, GA
Cobb Galleria
800.241.0399
www.atlantajewelryshow.com 

August 11-14
50th ACE IT Mid-Year Conference
Baltimore, MD
Lord Baltimore Hotel
718.896.1536
www.najaappraisers.com 

August 19-20
Select Jewelry Show
Ledyard, CT
Foxwoods Resort & Casino
888.427.4697
www.selectjewelryshow.com 

August 25-27
Southeastern Jewelers Org.
Charlotte, NC
The Ballantyne
619.940.9225
www.sjobuyinggroup.com 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

September 6-9
G&LW Show
Tucson, AZ
Holiday Inn Palo Verde/Holidome
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

September 16-17
Select Show
Dallas, Tx
Ritz Carlton
888.427.4697
www.selectjewelryshow.com 

September 21-23
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, Fla
Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

September 30-October 1
G&LW Show
Minneapolis, MN
Double Tree - Bloomington Minneapolis - South
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

 

OCTOBER

 

October 5-7
G&LW Show
Livonia, MI
Embassy Suites
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

October 5-7
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

Oct TBD
GIA Jewelry Career Fair
Carlsbad, CA
Gemological Institute of America
800.421.7250 ext. 4100
www.careerfair.gia.edu 

October 12-13
G&LW Show
West Springfield, MA
Eastern States Exposition
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

October 14-15
Select Show
National Harbor (Oxon Hill), MD
Gaylord National Resort
888.427.4697
www.selectjewelryshow.com 

October 18-21
Centurion South Beach
South Beach, FL
ELV Special Events Center
888.427.4697
www.centurionsouthbeach.com 

October 19-22
Jewelers International Showcase (JIS)
Miami Beach FL
Miami Beach Convention Center
800.840.5612
www.jisshows.com 

October 28-30
JA N.Y. Special Delivery
New York, NY
Jacob Javits Convention Center
646.654.4983
www.ja-newyork.com 

 

NOVEMBER

 

November 2-4
G&LW Show
Kissimmee, FL
Osceola Heritage Park
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

November 6-7
G&LW Show
Asheville, NC
U.S. Cellular Center Asheville
601.879.8832
www.glwshows.com 

November 16-18
GTS Florida Jewelry Expo
Kissimmee, Fla
Osceola Heritage Park Exhibition Hall
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

November 30-December 2
GTS Greensboro Jewelry Expo
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Coliseum
770.410.9771
www.gtshows.com 

 

DECEMBER

 

 


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