From a Plumb Club–sponsored webinar on how to avoid being defrauded to a WJA Zoom session on how to release stress, this week’s events are perfectly timed for the slow summer season.
The Jewelry District Podcast, Episode 74 (ongoing)
In the latest episode of The Jewelry District, JCK editor-in-chief Victoria Gomelsky and news director Rob Bates speak with Mithun Sacheti, CEO of CaratLane, India’s answer to Blue Nile, about what American retailers can learn from his company’s success in the Indian market. Sacheti’s No. 1 tip? Don’t be afraid to experiment.
IJO Conference in National Harbor, Md.: Through July 26 (in person)
Calling all Washington, D.C.–area jewelers! The Independent Jewelers Organization (IJO) is currently in the midst of its latest buying show and conference.
Plumb Club Webinar on Mitigating Fraud Risk: July 27, 1 p.m. ET (online)
The Plumb Club has teamed with Jewelers of America (JA) and Synchrony to offer jewelers information about various types of fraud, key indicators of fraud, and internal controls and training they can put in place to help mitigate risk. Led by Mark Solomon, vice president of fraud investigations for Synchrony Bank, the webinar is open to the entire jewelry industry.
WJA Los Angeles Offers “Wellness Wednesday” Zoom Session: July 27, 6 p.m. PT (online)
The Los Angeles chapter of the Women’s Jewelry Association has invited master hypnotist Carmela Tunzi to guide WJA members through a 45-minute session on how to release stress and worry. Sign us up!
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