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JA pushes for repeal of the IRS 1099 requirement

The association is urging members and non-members to call on their representatives to support legislation, which would repeal the regulation, included as part of health care reform

(NEW YORK) – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry retail marketplace, is calling on Congress to pass legislation that would repeal the IRS 1099 reporting requirement. JA’s campaign – launched January 20th through its Legislative Action Center – had, as of the beginning of February, prompted more than 100 jewelry businesses to support 1099 repeal through digital Action Alerts.

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North Carolina Jewelers Association Crime Alert

In late January, at 4:30 pm a 32 year old Hispanic male came into John Laughter Jewelry in Asheville, North Carolina to sell a gold chain.  A sales associate took the n...

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Jewels for a Cure

Twelve Richmond jewelers work together in support of VCU Massey Cancer Center

(RICHMOND, Vir.) - A dozen of Richmond, Virginia’s leading jewelers have each donated a piec...

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Jacques Voorhees, Bill Boyajian aim to solve retailer Internet problem with new service

(NEW YORK) - Jacques Voorhees, founder and former CEO of Polygon, and Bill Boyajian, former long-time president of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), have joined ...

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Return fraud to cost retailers $3.7 billion this holiday season, according to NRF

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Fine-tuning return policies has become both a science and an art as retailers continue to grapple with roller-coaster return fraud rates. According ...

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Israeli Diamond Industry shows impressive recovery in 2010 - Net polished exports rise 48.1%

(RAMAT GAN, Israel) - The Israeli Diamond Industry showed an impressive recovery in 2010, according to figures published by the Israel Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labo...

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Lab Alert: GIA identifies surge in large HPHT-treated diamonds

Reinforces full disclosure of treatments

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) – The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Laboratory recently reported that a significant number of large h...

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MJSA benefit partner targets credit card processing fees

Switching to the new company reaps rewards for almost all members

(ATTLEBORO FALLS, Mass.) - Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America (MJSA), the U.S. trade associat...

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FTC’S Red Flag Rule enforcement in effect

The FTC’s Red Flags Rule, a federal law that requires covered companies to implement an Identity Theft Prevention Program, became fully enforceable on December 31, 2010...

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Elisa Ilana rings in the new year with fresh styles

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Roseco 2015 Catalog now available

Roseco, an industry-leading supplier of findings, mountings, stones, tools, and supplies i...

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