ePRISM: September 09, 2020

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Will You be Entering the New AGTA Cutting Edge Awards™ Category?
In case you missed it, this year's AGTA Spectrum Awards™ will be featuring an all new "North American Mined Gemstones" category for the Cutting Edge portion of the competition. Continue reading to learn more about eligibility for this category! MORE


24 Karat Club Cancels Famed Annual January Banquet
For only the third time in its storied 118-year history, The Twenty-Four Karat Club of the City of New York has canceled its annual Banquet. MORE

Longtime North County Jewelry Store was Set to Close - Until a Former Employee Stepped In
The Tribune
See AGTA Member, Lindsay Jane Chatham of Lindsay Jane Designs and her husband, featured in this article for taking over her former employer's jewelry store! MORE

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More Than Half of Jewelers Surveyed Reported Gains in July
Instore Mag
And these were the brands and jewelry that sold best for them. MORE

How Will the Start of the School Year Affect Spending?
JCK Online
The new school year has begun for millions of kids. And more than half of U.S. students (an estimated 52%, according to a study by Burbio) are attending school from home, via technology-enabled distance learning. MORE

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Ep. 02: Social Media First Steps for Jewelers
Jewelry Ecomm
Join Mike Hauben and Ben Smithee (The Smithee Group) as we discuss how jewelry retailers and brands can use social media to their success. MORE

Have You Read PRISM Vol. 2 Yet?
If you haven't had a chance to read our most recent issue of PRISM, you can read online from the comfort of your home or office! 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

How 6 Brands Use Instagram Live in Their Marketing Strategy
Hootsuite Blog
83% of Instagram users say they find new products or services by browsing the platform. So, how can you ensure your brand attracts new audiences on Instagram? MORE








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