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Website Alert
Trends: Hot Spring Colors
Holiday Prep: Small Business Saturday
Tip: How to Spot a Shoplifter
GEM Awards Goes Live
JA Member Sweepstakes
Precious Metals Price Charts
Online Job Posting Discounts
Sales Associate Incentive
Jewelry 101: Customer Profiling
Upcoming Events


Adair Jewelers
Missoula, MT

Louisville, KY

Denis The Jeweler
Stillwater, OK

Grace Estate Jewelers
Tallahassee, FL

Silver Lady
Palestine, TX

St. Lucie Jewelry & Coins
Port Saint Lucie, FL


Adwar Casting Company
Rockville Centre, NY

Continental Buying Group
Bay Harbor Island, FL

New York, NY

Shrewsbury, NJ

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Jewelry Trend: Color Trends for Spring 2014

New York Fashion Week saw the release of Pantone's Spring 2014 color trends. We break down what this means for gemstones & jewelry next spring in this must-read Trend Report.
JIS Show October 3-6
Small Business Saturday

Holiday Prep: One Marketing Day You Can't Miss 

Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30, between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, can help you boost holiday sales and stand out from e-tailers. Use these tips to make the most of it.

6 Tips to Spot & Stop a Shoplifter  

As you get your store holiday ready, start training on Theft Prevention now with these tips from Jewelers Mutual to identify suspicious behavior & spot a shoplifter before they steal.
When Jewelry Information Center holds its12th annual GEM Awards gala next January in New York, it will debut an exciting format that announces the winners live during the ceremony.
Learn how Jewelers of America Retail Members received an extra promotional push this month from JA with Jewelry Information Center's second "A Little Bit of Bling" sweepstakes.
In response to popular demand, you can now check the current gold prices, silver prices, platinum and palladium prices when you visit JA's website,
Jewelry job posting discounts To help you find the best seasonal staffing and new hires, JA is offering 15% off single job postings on JA's Jewelry Jobs Search. Use Promo Code HOLIDAYHIRE through 10/15/13.
GE Capital Extends Sales Associates Incentive Program
Take advantage of this special incentive offer from GE Capital's luxury financing program. Through October 31, JA Member store associates can earn $25 for every five GE Capital credit applications they submit. Get started today!
Effective customer profiling enables you to gather information by asking focused questions and interpreting the customer's responses. This excerpt from JA's inexpensive Jewelry 101 sales training program reveals expert profiling tips to help you master this skill prior to your biggest selling season.
September 28-29: Madison Jewelry Expo, Middletown, WI
Visit Jewelers of America at Booth #94!

September 29-30: SELECT by Centurion, MGM Grand at Foxwoods, CT

October 4-7: Jewelers International Showcase, Miami Beach, FL
Visit Jewelers of America at Booth #2329!

October 11-13: Missouri Jewelers Association Convention, Lake Ozark, MO

October 27-29: JA Special Delivery New York, New York, NY
Visit Jewelers of America at Booth #1000!

For a full list of upcoming industry events, visit
Jewelers of America's Industry Events Directory