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On The Move

Jewelers of America welcomes new Board Directors

(NEW YORK) - Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry retail marketplace, welcomed three new industry leaders to its Board of Directors at its Board meeting on July 24, in New York. The new directors are John Henne, owner of Henne Jewelers; Brian P. Mann, vice president and co-owner of David Mann Jewelers; and Teresa Saldivar, owner of Teresa’s Jewelers.

DNR Diamonds flourishes since opening of New York office

(NEW YORK) – DNR Diamonds announced the move of their Arizona office to the heart of New York City has maximized their buying power and enabled them to better serve their customers.

DNR Diamonds discovered tremendous business value in moving to New York City. As a world-wide diamond wholesaler, the company desired to be closer to their U.S. customers and operate in the central U.S. diamond hub. Making the move has already paid off with the company seeing a significant increase in business.

Jewelry tradeshow veteran joins JIS

(MIAMI BEACH, Fla.) - Jewelers International Showcase (JIS) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Caren Cotto to the newly created position of Director, New Business Development. Cotto will be responsible for generating new business programs and initiatives, enhancing event marketing strategies, and delivering value-added sales and marketing solutions to enhance clients’ event participation.

Edge Retail Academy adds to team of experts

Janice Mack Talcott and William Wagner bolster already stellar staff

(SHELTON, Conn.) - With the addition of two of the jewelry industry’s most respected training experts to its staff, The Edge Retail Academy has reinforced its reputation as a leading training institution in the jewelry industry.

The Edge Retail Academy combines a sophisticated understanding of the financial strategies and tactics needed to win in an ever-more-competitive market with a staff that has extensive street-wise expertise in how the industry works.

Women’s Jewelry Association announces student scholarship winners for 2010

The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) Scholarship Committee has awarded $20,000 in scholarships to six students. Funds for the scholarships are generated through donations and purchases during the Silent Auction held in conjunction with WJA’s Awards for Excellence Gala. This year, the gala was held on July 26 at Pier 60 in New York City.