October 5, 2017

This editorially curated community newsletter breaks down the latest event news, trends, education, social and travel information in an easy-to-skim format. Read it here first and consider yourself a true insider.

If you have any questions reach out to any of our JCK Insiders. We’d love to hear from you!


#TrendFiles

So Engaging

Sapphires of the Season


There’s really no bad time for anyone to get engaged—or married—but there’s something about the autumn that will likely bring out the romance in some of your customers. With its sweater-perfect weather and picturesque foliage, all that’s missing from the perfect fall proposal or wedding is the jewelry—but that’s where you, retailer, come in. You’ve got options: From the fabulously refreshed look of marquise and oval shape-stones to “alternatives” like colored gemstones and diamonds, there is an endless array of beautiful engagement rings and wedding bands on the market—the hardest part is choosing which to stock. Here are some of the latest to get you started.

See the season’s classic, alternative, and always beautiful bridal selection »

#JCKTucson

First Glimpse at who’s #JCKTucsonBound

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From Wednesday, January 31 – Saturday, February 3, revel in a relaxed environment that provides a perfect mix of business and casual networking. Whether you enjoy the daily happy hours and morning hikes or late night s’mores by a fire pit with inspirational open conversations, JCK Tucson is the perfect setting to find the pieces you need to restock post-holiday.

See the first preview of who is #JCKTucsonBound here »

#RetailerRoadtrip

San Francisco Edition

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Last month, Isabel Cajulis, JCK Retailer Account Manager, traveled to California’s Bay Area to learn about the jewelry market. Here she tells us the ins and outs of what’s trending in San Francisco right now, the retail jewelers she visited, and the industry events that she was more than happy to attend.

Live vicariously through her trip by reading her story on the Insider Blog »


#FullCircle

Elizabeth Gibson of Eliza Page

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Check out our conversation with fearless leader Elizabeth Gibson, owner and designer of Eliza Page Jewelry. Eliza Page showcases curated collections, by select, independent artists based in Austin, Texas and around the world. BUT that’s not all… the store also features a Signature Collection with one-of-a-kind and custom designs made with recycled or responsibly mined metals and only diamonds and gemstones sourced from accredited, conflict-free dealers. The store is stocked with simple, elegant, and effortlessly wearable yet always handmade, high quality pieces – the perfect place to spend some time and empty your pockets.

Peruse through this Q+A for a glimpse into the lovely little boutique, Eliza Page »

#JISShow

Hello, Ft. Lauderdale

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It’s no secret that many areas of the US have been affected by the recent natural disasters. In lieu of these events, the JIS Show, scheduled to take place Sunday, October 8 – Wednesday, October 11 will now reside at the beautiful, waterfront Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center. With the last minute move came an investment in the show’s most important asset – you. Over $250,000 has been put towards the show’s attendee programs made to foster an incredible JIS October Show experience. From travel and merchandise credits to networking and fundraising events, the newly developed perks are endless! Here are just 5 reasons you can’t miss JIS October in its new location!

  1. The Chance to Win up to $200,000 in Merchandise Credits

    Each show day you can enter to win $5,000 in merchandise credit by simply dropping your business card in the designated bowl at the JIS Matchmaking Booth located right on the show floor. And even better, that’s not all! Be one of the first 90 stores to verify each show day and you’re on your way to winning a $500 AMEX Gift Card!

    Want free money? Learn more about the ways to win »

  2. Instant Travel Reimbursement

    For those who have already planned the trip, travelling to JIS October from Miami just got even easier! Simply take an UBER or LYFT from the Miami International Airport, show the JIS Show Team your digital receipt and they will help cover the cost aka earn cash back!

  3. Take Advantage of the Match Me Program

    Easily connect with the vendors that you are meant to meet! JIS Concierges will be at JIS Matchmaking Booths on the show floor each day to match you with exhibitors that have the products you want so you can shop for new inventory with ease.

  4. Enjoy Daily Happy Hours & Curated Events

    Sit back, relax and toast to your success every day of the show! Daily Happy Hours will take place in the Galleria Lounge each afternoon. On opening day, (Sunday, October 8), continue the celebration after Happy Hour at the JIS Cocktail Reception, sponsored by GemStar, and preview their new Collection. Any and all attendees of the show are invited to stop by to enjoy the fun!

    For the full event schedule, click here »

  5. Join the Effort to Raise Money for Hurricane Relief

    On Monday, October 9 from 5 to 7 PM join the industry as we help support jewelers affected by the recent natural disasters. Raffle tickets will be sold at the event for a chance to win some absolutely amazing prizes! All proceeds for this fundraiser will be donated to the Jewelers Disaster Relief Fund, organized by the Diamond Council of America and Jewelers of America. Complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks and prosecco will be available for JIS customers. You can also donate early using this link and if your jewelry business has been affected by a natural disaster, please submit your information here for assistance!

Visit jisshow.com/October for up-to-date information and to register to attend this year's event!

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