From consumer trends to retail technology, these are the JCK Talks sessions that should be on attendees’ radar.
Watch retailers Jeffery Bolling and Bobby Bengivengo discuss employee training, customer education and the sticky subject of future value.
When it comes to pricing jewelry repairs, you should start by asking a simple question about the piece at hand, Peter Smith writes.
The Tennessee school’s CAD Academy is now offering training in Gemvision’s MatrixGold software.
Four guests join Michelle Graff and Amanda Gizzi to discuss the importance of being organized and what shoes they wear at the shows.
The annual event will be held this October in Jaipur, India.
Duvall O’Steen and Jen Cullen Williams outline best practices for brands to share their work with journalists, editors, and influencers.
Online registration is open now for the annual event and early-bird savings will end May 28.
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Creative displays and memorable packages tend to catch retailers’ attention while cold calls, emails and rude behavior should be avoided.
The application window for the annual “Future of Jewelry Making” scholarship will close May 15.
Scholarships are available for a variety of industry diploma, professional development, and certification programs.
The change comes following a year of research into how the trade determines what constitutes “peacock” color in pearls.
Selected designers will create jewelry using recycled and donated goods to be exhibited and judged in November.
Following a record number of applicants, 14 emerging designers were selected for the mentorship program, now in its fifth year.
Peter Smith shares some misconceptions about consumers as well as his belief that product information should be treated like a condiment.
Registration is open now to join the for-profit arm of Gem Legacy on its third trip to Tanzania and Kenya.
The online 16-course “Safety and Security Academy” aims to educate jewelers on crime prevention and loss mitigation.
The application window for the merit-based scholarships will close May 15.
Emmanuel Raheb advises on creating compelling subject lines, using urgency responsibly in jewelry marketing, and more for Mother’s Day 2023.
Natalie Wolf DiModica of James Wolf Jewelers in Mason, Ohio, is this year’s recipient.
Duvall O’Steen and Jen Cullen Williams share expert advice on how to avoid misleading consumers when it comes to more nuanced topics.
The two organizations are holding an educational workshop covering topics like lab-grown diamonds, jewelry trends, and insurance.
At the Prime Stage Theatre in Pittsburgh, “Perseverance” will share the story of jeweler Melvin Goldman.