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3 proven techniques to beat the jewelry industry blues

Work on your business, not just in it

The jewelry industry has experienced some major changes and challenges over the past decade, and all signs point to that continuing. Consumers are being bombarded by increased retail and online options, seemingly forcing price wars and associated decreases in profit margins.

Jewelers of America Legislative Update

capitol hill 600x300 eMidterm election update

The 2018 midterm Congressional elections were held last week and Jewelers of America has prepared a summary of the major changes on Capitol Hill and what they could mean for key issues that affect jewelry businesses. 

Strong U.S. job growth good sign for holiday sales

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Retail industry employment in October remained essentially unchanged from September, dropping only 900 jobs despite the loss of 8,800 jobs year-over-year in the face of two major hurricanes since Labor Day, the National Retail Federation said last week. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. Overall, U.S. businesses added 250,000 jobs in October - more than double September’s monthly gain - and hourly wages saw their strongest growth in nearly a decade, the Labor Department said.

Jewelry store thefts and holiday shopping; 5 things you need to know

Jewelry Store Thefts and Holiday Shopping eHoliday security tips from Jewelers Mutual 

As you prepare to capitalize on the holiday shopping season, don't forget to take caution.

Thieves come out in full force during the holidays. Knowing they can blend in with the rest of us who are seeking a special gift, they're looking to pad their own wallet or collection.

Diamond Producers Association’s 5 Essential Truths for Natural & Laboratory-Grown Diamonds

The Diamond Producers Association (DPA), an organization comprised of seven of the world’s leading diamond companies with a mission to maintain and enhance consumer demand for, and confidence in, diamonds to ensure the long term sustainability of the industry, has released a list of 5 essential truths for both natural & laboratory-grown diamonds.