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Black Friday Retailer Report

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Retailers share news from the start of the holiday shopping season As you may have heard, predictions that shoppers would spend big this holiday shopping season have proven correct so far, with a record $5 billion reportedly taken in in 24 hours. But the real news is digital sales, which account for an increasing portion of Black Friday sales each year. In-store sales were reportedly down, but only slightly from 2016. While the final word on the holiday shopping season is still TBD, the news is encouraging for business owners everywhere. We wanted to know how retailers across the country…


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Retailer Road Trip: Atlanta Edition

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Just after a successful trip to Ft. Lauderdale for the JIS October show, Isabel Cajulis, JCK Retailer Account Manager, touched down in Atlanta, GA for a look into their local jewelry market. Much like her previous retail trips, she tried to cover all of the bases – visiting several parts including Vinings, Buckhead, Decatur and more! Unfortunately, with a packed schedule there wasn’t a ton of extra time to tour as much as her visit to San Francisco, but she did say she felt immersed in the culture. It’s no surprise to us that she ate a lot of BBQ…


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Full Circle with Elizabeth Gibson from Eliza Page

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Welcome to 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. It has been said that Elizabeth…


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So Engaging

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The newest wedding jewelry to snag 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…


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Meet the Winner of the 2017 JCK Tucson Design Challenge

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Let’s start with the facts… Lee Jones Collection Location: San Antonio, TX Years in Business: 19 Piece Name: Diamond Fairy Dust Choker Necklace. Piece description: 14k yellow or rose gold. Champagne or black pave diamonds. Adjustable 12” – 16”.               JCK Tucson hosted so many talented designers and amazing collections, but three designers took home the coveted first-place wins. In partnership with Uncommon Goods, Overstock and O, The Oprah Magazine, our three judges selected winners based on their respective criteria. Wife, mother and former lawyer, Lee Ann Jones of Lee Jones Collection shares how…


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