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That’s Lunch

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What’s on the menu at JCK Tucson We’ve all been there. You’re cramming your day full of appointments, meetings, browsing amazing gems and jewelry, and just generally getting caught up in all the sights and sounds of the show floor—and then it happens. Your stomach rumbles so loudly you’re afraid the entire show can hear. Surely you didn’t forget to eat lunch again…did you? You check your watch—it’s 3 p.m. You reach into your bag for yesterday’s half-eaten granola bar and try to pretend that it’s satisfying. Cue the infomercial slogan: There’s gotta be a better way! And there is! Because…


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Fireside Chat Q+A with Jennifer Shaheen

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It has been said that Jennifer Shaheen has a hacker’s mind and an entrepreneur’s heart – two beneficial features for the founder of The Technology Therapy® Group to possess. Luckily for those of you attending JCK Tucson, the nationally known presenter and moderator will be leading 3 morning sessions of can’t-miss educational conversations. These trending topics will include how to meet demands with Mobile Marketing, the impact of social media on business and customer retention, and the importance of in storytelling in the digital marketplace. For now, we sat down with the inspiring leader herself to get to know the voice behind…


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Full Circle with Kristin Novinger of K Novinger Jewelry Design

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K Novinger Jewelry and customization are synonymous. Opening her store in PA in 2005, owner and designer, Kristin Novinger has made it her mission to be true to her vision of providing an array of unique jewelry. She has the ability to design exactly what one can envision but cannot find. With a focus on providing a level of service that is paramount, she builds enviable relationships and continues to attract new clientele by word-of-mouth. This hands-on approach allows each client to receive a piece best suited to them, providing a true work of art from beginning to end. Paired…


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Design of the Times: Pascal Lacroix

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Raised in the south of France, Pascal Lacroix honed his love for jewelry making under the guidance of his sculptor and designer father first, then embarked on his own exploration into the world of creative jewelry making. Now an award-winning designer, Lacroix specializes in sculptural, artistic creations for the wrist—bracelets, that is. You’ll find a number of his gorgeous collections at JCK Tucson this year, but we couldn’t wait until then to chat with him about wrist wear, inspiration, and the design process. Jewelry runs in your family. I’ve read that you were inspired by the work of your father,…


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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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JCK Insider gives you the inside scoop from influencers in the JCK Community and insights to enhance your JCK Events experience. For tips, trends, behind the scenes, and designers to watch – the JCK Insiders will provide it all.

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