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The Plumb Club Supports the Industry through JCK Industry Fund - November 7, 2018

The JCK  Industry Fund was founded in 1997 at the behest of members of The Plumb Club, who urged the JCK show management to give back to the trade. Since then, The Plumb Club has continued its support of the Fund, which, to date, has awarded more than $6 million in grants to organizations working

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Outlook Positive for Jewelry - August 31, 2018

Optimism is high in the jewelry business into 2019, finds JCK’s first State of the Industry Jewelry Report, shared during JCK Las Vegas in June. Some 88 percent of more than 500 jewelry professionals surveyed, mostly retail jewelers, and some wholesalers, manufacturers and designers are optimistic about the current state and near future of the

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Jewelry Industry Confidence is High - August 24, 2018

Kiplinger’s latest forecast on retail sales and consumer spending for 2018 is bright. Excluding gasoline and autos sales, retail is expected to grow 5.1 percent, up from 4.2 percent in 2017, according to the Washington, D.C.-based publisher of business forecasts and personal finance advice. E-commerce will have another banner year, growing 15 percent, while in-store

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Store of Future Embraces Technology - August 17, 2018

Jewelers have to up their game by embracing technology to better understand and deliver the experiences consumers want and expect. That was a key takeaway imparted by author and renowned consumer futurist, Doug Stephens, AKA “The Retail Prophet”, to jewelers attending a The Plumb Club symposium at JCK Las Vegas in June. Stephens shared findings

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Lessons from Las Vegas - July 31, 2018

Retail jewelers planning their fourth quarter and holiday season sales strategy left JCK Las Vegas in June with optimism for the diamond and jewelry market as we move ahead. Days prior to JCK, the De Beers Group reported that global consumer demand for diamond jewelry hit a new all-time high in 2017—rising 2% to $82

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Tracking Trends in Vegas - July 20, 2018

Victoria Gomelsky, editor-in-chief of JCK Magazine, shared the buzz on the show floor at JCK Las Vegas in June, highlighting jewelry trends that champion individuality. In a JCK Talks presentation, Gomelsky describes accessorizing to be more about personal expression than following style rules. She says women today mix and match, fine and costume jewelry, with

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Re-engineering Retail - July 13, 2018

Author and internationally renowned consumer futurist, Doug Stephens, paints a bold vision of the future where every aspect of the retail experience, as we know it will be radically transformed. Stephens, AKA “The Retail Prophet”, gave the keynote presentation at the annual Plumb Club Breakfast symposium during JCK Las Vegas in June, co-sponsored by the Diamond

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Driving Diamond Demand - July 6, 2018

Global consumer demand for diamond jewelry hit a new all-time high in 2017, climbing to US $82 billion, a two percent increase on the previous year, according to industry insight data published by De Beers Group prior to JCK Las Vegas. The U.S. was the main driver of growth for the fourth consecutive year, where

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The JCK Strategy - April 30, 2018

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JCK Las Vegas, June 1-4 at Mandalay Bay is the place to discover top trending products, new technology and innovative ways of doing business. With over 2,300 exhibitors and dozens of education sessions and networking events, having a strategy to make the most of your time is essential. Get Started Pre-register for badges to save

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Tracking Trends in Vegas - April 20, 2018

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JCK Las Vegas is the place to discover top trending products, new technology and innovative ways of doing business. There’s a lot of buzz for products like lab-grown diamonds, color stones, and yellow gold to turn heads the annual trade fair at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, June 1-4. An afternoon browsing The Plumb Club

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Achieving Trade Show Nirvana - April 13, 2018

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Trade fairs provide a powerful marketing medium. They bring together thousands of international buyers and sellers in one place in a short span of time. Trade shows like JCK Las Vegas enable retailers to see new products, attend demonstrations, ask questions and share ideas. The show provides jewelers with a comprehensive overview of the fine jewelry

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It’s Show Time - April 6, 2018

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While technology has made it easier for us to communicate and stay connected, nothing can replace the hands-on, face-to-face people power experience a trade show offers. Just around the corner, the JCK Las Vegas Show, June 1-4 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, provides an ideal meeting place to visit with vendors, scout out the

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The Plumb Club Announces Agreement with JCK through 2025 - January 18, 2018

The Plumb Club announced that they have reached an agreement with JCK and will continue their presence as an anchor of the JCK Las Vegas Show through 2025. The Plumb Club, a nonprofit trade association of leading and important suppliers spanning all facets of the jewelry, diamond and watch industries, and its well-known pavilion at

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Be Successful Q4 & Beyond - July 31, 2017

Jewelry traders are traditionally an optimistic bunch. Whenever asked how they view prospects for the future, while recognizing economic and global challenges, jewelers rarely speak dire predictions. Even with Signet sales, a benchmark for jewelry retail, down over 11%, manufacturers and brands in The Plumb Club Pavilion at JCK Las Vegas expect sales to be

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Jewelry Habit Forming - July 21, 2017

  Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer Prize winner, senior editor of the New York Times, and best selling author of “The Power of Habit” and “Smarter, Faster, Better” spoke at JCK Las Vegas about the science behind the sale and how to build the habits that increase sales through rewarding customer experiences. He started his talk for

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