House of Taylor Jewelry, Inc., a jewelry marketing company whose principal shareholders include Elizabeth Taylor and Kathy Ireland, has received notification from NASDAQ that the company’s stock has been accepted for listing on the Capital Market. The company said it will trade under the symbol HOTJ, beginning Wednesday.
“The timing was perfect,” said CEO Jack Abramov, “The involvement of Dame Elizabeth and Kathy Ireland in product assortment, design direction, and media support is a real asset to our company and unique in our industry. We believe the NASDAQ listing will increase the visibility of the company, enhance the liquidity of our stock, and benefit our shareholders.”
The Los Angeles-based company is developing a branding strategy that spans the jewelry market spectrum from entry-level to couture. House of Taylor Jewelry markets its products under the Kathy Ireland Jewelry, House of Taylor, and Elizabeth Collection brands.
The company will be introducing new designs to the retail trade at three industry shows in late May and early June, including The JCK Show ~ Las Vegas, June 3-7 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center.