ePRISM: October 28, 2020

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AGTA Announces the 2020 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Winners
The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) is thrilled to announce the winners of the highly-esteemed 2020 AGTA Spectrum Awards™. MORE


This Gem Cutter Won Spectrum's 'Best of Show' Award Again
National Jeweler
See the AGTA Spectrum Awards and AGTA members, 100% Natural, Ltd., Adam Neeley Fine Art Jewelry, Amba Gem Corp, Intercolor USA, Omi Prive, Somewhere In the Rainbow, T. Foster & Co., Yardley Jewelers, Zoltan David, and many more featured in this article! MORE

AGTA Announces 2020 Spectrum Award Winners
JCK Online
See the AGTA Spectrum Awards and AGTA members, 100% Natural, Ltd., The Arkenstone Ltd., Brenda Smith Jewelry, Clare Adams Kittle Co., Inc., and Equatorian Imports Inc., featured in this article! MORE

WJA Announces 2020 Cindy Edelstein Jewelry Design Scholarship
WJA - AGTA Member
The Women's Jewelry Association (WJA) has awarded Olivia Shih the 2020 Cindy Edelstein Jewelry Design Scholarship in memory of one of the jewelry industry's pioneering advocates for jewelry designers entering the field. MORE

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In-Person Atlanta Jewelry Show Drew 115 Vendors
Instore Mag
The Atlanta Jewelry Show welcomed the industry back to its trade show floor the weekend of Oct. 23-25. MORE

Art Jewelry Forum Announces the 2021 Susan Beech Mid-Career Grant Guidelines and Jury
Art Jewelry Forum
Established by San Francisco-based jewelry collector Susan Beech, the objective of this $20,000 grant is to recognize a mid-career artist who has made a substantial contribution to the field of art jewelry. MORE

Google Shares 5 Shifts in Consumer Shopping Behavior for Holidays
JCK Online
Google has announced it's identified five major shifts in consumer shopping behavior as the holiday season approaches, based on its analysis of shopping-related searches on its platforms. MORE

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5 Industry Observations Based on the Latest JBT Data
National Jeweler
The Jewelers Board of Trade's data for the third quarter is out, and it shows that not much has changed from Q2. MORE

Aging Jewelry Inventory Reaches Historically High Levels
Instore Mag
Due to lockdowns and other disruptions caused by COVID-19 this year, jewelers are sitting on historically high levels of ageing inventory with 33% of store owners reporting that half the goods sitting in their vaults is more than one year old, according to the 2020 INSTORE Big Survey. MORE

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AGTA COVID-19 Resource List
From Marketing During COVID-19, to Free Online Seminars, #AGTATogether, AGTA Member Benefits and lifting our limitations on free stock-photography; check out all of AGTA’s COVID-19 Resources in one place! MORE

5 Smart Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses
Marketing Insider Group
Whether you're launching a new small business or already have an existing one, you need to develop a marketing strategy that prioritizes a strong online presence. MORE








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