Six retailers make it to the JA 100 Club

Jewelers of America recently inducted six more of its retail members into the JA 100 Club, bringing the total membership in the club to 90. Created in 1995, the JA 100 Club acknowledges retailers who have been in continuous operation for at least a century and who have served their communities with high professional distinction. The new JA 100 Club inductees are:

Bruce Watters Jewelers
St. Petersburg, Fla.
Established 1905

Cole & Young Co.
Lansing, Mich.
Established 1874

Dubes Jewelry
Janesville, Wisc.
Established 1870

Gould’s Diamonds and Jewelry
Anoka, Minn.
Established 1880

Saboe Jewelry
West Union, IA
Established 1854

S.E. Needham Jewelers
Logan, Utah
Established 1896

“We are glad to see the JA 100 Club continue to grow because it means that more of our members are reaching an important milestone through a generations-long commitment to their customers,” said JA President and CEO Matthew A. Runci.

A complete list of JA 100 Club members is posted on the JA Web site, www.jewelers.org.

Qualifying JA members who would like to be considered for induction should contact Jewelers of America at 800-223-0673. Only JA member retailers who have operated their businesses continuously for 100 years or longer can be inducted into the club.