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Industry Events

THE EDGE & THE EDGE retail Academy to present Forum of Jewelry Retail Excellence

Most retailers agree great customer service sets brick and mortar stores apart from their on-line competitors, not to mention being able to touch, feel and try on products. But how do you become the store where local families shop generation after generation? It all boils down to inventory, customer relations and staffing. These areas are essential to success and one without the other produces poor results.

JCK Las Vegas reports increased attendance, exceptional product and big sales

(LAS VEGAS) - JCK Las Vegas 2012 came to a close on June 4 after 4 days of impressive numbers, including a 21% increase in attendance over two years. The Show featured over 2,500 exhibitors and welcomed retailers and media from around the globe. By Show’s end, exhibitors across the board reported an atmosphere of positivity and robust buying.

Alabama Jewelers Association gearing up for Saltwater Seminar

July 26 - 29 event to be held at The Island House Hotel, Orange Beach, AL

Newly elected Alabama Jewelers Association (AJA) President Jared Nadler, Levy’s Fine Jewelry in Birmingham, extends an invitation to fellow retail jewelers and traveling sales associates to attend AJA’s exciting Saltwater weekend. “Other states are always welcome at any AJA sponsored event, and we love having the support from our traveling sales associates,” stated Nadler.

JA New York Summer Show to feature powerful international brands

(NEW YORK) - JA New York Show is pleased to announce the addition of international lifestyle brand Charriol as an exhibitor at the 2012 JA New York Summer Show. On the heels of the dramatic and well-received transformation of the JA New York Winter Show, the addition of Charriol and the retention of hundreds of other important brands further identifies JA New York as the mainstay for New York Jewelry Market week. The Inner Circle Pavilion™, which boasts extra amenities for both attendees and exhibitors, continues to be a destination for high-end retailers and influential media.

Recruiter registration open for GIA New York Jewelry Career Fair

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) –  Gem and jewelry recruiters can meet the next generation of skilled and motivated professionals when the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Career Fair returns to New York on Monday, July 30 at the Javits Center. The industry’s eminent recruiting event will offer panel discussions, one-on-one career coaching, and hiring opportunities for various careers within the field. Recruiter registration is available now.

The Edge to offer retailers intensive business education and buying support at Turnberry Isle Miami, just prior to Prime

The Edge and The Edge Retail Academy has selected Turnberry Isle Miami Resort for their 2-day intensive retail education program. The Edge programs will cover planning for profitability, inventory, staffing, customer management strategies, measuring results, tools and tactics for increasing store traffic, and more. Classes will take place on Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25. The cost to attend the 2-day program is $495 per person.

OneRepublic to perform at JCK Las Vegas’ annual ‘JCK Rocks the Beach Party’

(NORWALK, Conn.) - Grammy nominated and platinum-selling rock band OneRepublic will headline JCK Las Vegas’ 3rd annual ‘JCK Rocks the Beach Party’ at Mandalay Bay Beach on Sunday, June 3rd. The performance will include hits such as “Apologize” and “Stop and Stare” from the band’s popular Dreaming Out Loud album.