(NEW YORK) – Emerging phenomena and cultural shifts are creating new and augmented revenue streams at retail, according to The Plumb Club research. The Plumb Club’s Podcasts for July help retailers gain valuable insight into two of these merchandise categories, as well as providing advice and actionable tips. The podcasts are available in the “Listen” area of the Jewelers Resource Center along with an extensive library of other retailer dedicated topics.
- 5 Key Insights into the Lab Grown Phenomenon: On behalf of HK Designs, George Prout takes the listener on a journey through the state of affairs on the supply side of lab grown diamonds and what appears to be happening on the consumer side. He discusses the trends in the category and provides insight and tips that will help retailers navigate the market and category. HK Designs is a vertically integrated company known for pioneering innovations and creating cutting edge designs. They supply an extensive range of diamond and gemstone jewelry to retailers around the world, including a lab grown diamond division called Craft Lab Grown Diamonds.
- The Growing Market for Men’s Jewelry: On behalf of Diamour, Cheryl Kremkow looks at the market forces and top trends that are driving major growth in the men’s jewelry category. She provides insights and tips on how retailers can merchandise and market men’s jewelry to take advantage of the significant surge in demand. Diamour is a family-owned, multinational diamond jewelry organization and a leader in product development and design. Their expansive line includes bridal rings, fashion rings, bracelets, necklaces, pendants, earrings, and men’s rings.
The Plumb Club podcasts, which are added monthly, provide strategies, knowledge and immediately actionable steps from industry leaders, that help retailers across a variety of business areas. The newest podcasts, as well as previous ones, are available in the “Listen” area at the Jewelers Resource Center or on The Plumb Club website under “Resources”.