ePRISM: November 13, 2019

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Why Buy at AGTA GemFair™ Tucson
Hear why Jennifer Heebner shops at AGTA GemFair™ Tucson; highly vetted and trusted exhibitors giving the fairest price! MORE

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Henry Winkler Heads Keynote Lineup for AGS Conclave 2020
AGS - AGTA Member
Henry Winkler, Emmy-winning actor, director, producer, and New York Times best-selling author, will be the opening keynote speaker for the American Gem Society's (AGS) Annual Conclave. MORE

Stuller Celebrates 50 Years in Business
Instore Mag
Congratulations to AGTA Member, Stuller Inc., for they will be celebrating its 50th year as a prime manufacturer and distributor of jewelry and jewelry-related supplies in 2020! MORE

Bullish Predictions for 2019 Holiday Sales Despite Concerns, Sotheby’s Hong Kong Auction Sales
GIA - AGTA Member
Holiday retail sales in the U.S. will increase by 3.8% to 4.2% over last year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) predicted. Online retail sales will increase about 11% to 14%, the NRF estimates. MORE



18 of the Latest Must Have Ring Styles for the Holidays
Instore Mag
See AGTA Members, Artistry, Ltd., Beverley K, dba Abacus LLC, Goshwara, Kimberly Collins Colored Gems, Mason-Kay Jade, Nina Nguyen Designs, and Omi Prive, featured in this article! MORE

The Average Amount Spent on an Engagement Ring Is...
National Jeweler
Couples are spending about 7 to 9 percent less on their engagement rings than they did two years ago, data collected from multiple sources shows. MORE

CIBJO President Delivers Keynote Address on Traceability Standards at Jewellery Summit During Chinese Import Expo
CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has delivered the keynote address at the International Jewellery Standardisation Summit in Shanghai on November 8, 2019, which was held in parallel with the Second China International Import Expo that is taking place in the city. MORE

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70% of Consumers Are Interested in Ethically Sourced Gold
Instore Mag
The World Gold Council just released the results of what it believes to be the largest piece of consumer research ever conducted on gold. MORE

Jewelry Store Robber Linked to Terrorist Group ISIS
A man accused of robbing a Canadian jewelry store in 2014 has been indicted for providing material support to the terrorist group ISIS. MORE

FTC to Social Media Influencers: Here’s How to Disclose
National Jeweler
The Federal Trade Commission is laying it all out for social media influencers. MORE










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