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Southern Gates® popularity continues to rise

New styles, increased brand awareness drive record sales

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) - The Southern Gates® Collection enjoyed its highest sales at any Atlanta Jewelry Show this August. The brand’s record-breaking show was a 60% increase in sales over last year’s fall show. The iconic Southern jewelry brand tributes this show’s success to a combination of elements including new styles from their latest Fall collection, four best-selling sets now in 14k gold, hand-made items, leather bracelets, and Southern Gates® ever-increasing  brand awareness.

IDDeal Card scores high marks with retailers

Since its big release in January of this year, IDD’s IDDeal Credit Card Program is “already generating impressive results and quickly establishing itself as the must-have consumer finance program for retailers,” said IDD president Alok Mehta.  “With the overwhelming amount of positive feedback, it’s clear that there is a new front-runner in the consumer finance game.”

Parcel Pro launches Shipper’s Showcase & Drop-Ship with Increased Security

Parcel Pro offers some of the most innovative products and tech solutions for today’s jeweler. With its most recent product launch, Parcel Pro provides a marketing tool to connect jewelers to their customers, while increasing shipping security at the same time. The NOTIFY alert system creates an e-mail that enables customers to trace their shipments without revealing the carrier’s actual tracking number. In addition to this secure live tracking system, NOTIFY allows jewelers to customize their e-mail alerts to include a photo with a description of the package contents and create a Shipper’s Showcase-adding information regarding new or related products and special promotions. With the Shipper’s Showcase, Parcel Pro NOTIFY increases product visibility, driving traffic to the shipper’s website. 

Life-In-Gold collection takes customization to a new level

Cad-Jeweler.com, a Minneapolis firm specializing in wholesale CAD design and manufacturing services to the trade, is proud to introduce the Life-In-Gold.com collection, a new concept in fully personalized jewelry products.

Using state-of-the art CAD software and ultra-high resolution 3D printing, Life-In-Gold.com products take “truly customized” to a new level of meaning and customer appeal. Using customer-supplied photographs or digital images, a 3D relief is created in solid gold. This highly detailed relief can be mounted on a variety of jewelry products, including lockets, military tags, charms, pendants, rings, buckles and bracelets. The photo reliefs can be made in any color of gold, resulting in an endless variety of options. Many items are also offered with complementary engraving options on the reverse side, adding to the custom appeal.

Gems One launches web application targeting Millennial females for Dynamix Program

Gems One, a global diamond jewelry manufacturer, has announced the launch of a bolt-on application for internet sites that allows consumers to create their own engagement ring design online by mixing and matching shanks and heads from their Dynamix Program.

According to Anuj Jain,  President  Gems One, “We know from sell through reports that Millennial females love the idea of creating their own ring when they’re in the jewelry retailing environment, but with this new web app, bridal shoppers will be able to preview and create their own styles online by visiting Dynamix Dealer websites.”