Supplier News: Week of Aug. 20

Christopher Designs introduces awards website

Fine Jeweler Christopher Designs has announced the debut of its new retail sales rewards website. The site is designed to offer sales associates the tools and information to successfully close a sale of a Christopher Designs’ product.

“We’re thrilled to provide our retailers’ sales associates with a highly competitive rewards system,” said vice president of global sales, Margaret Becker, in a press release. “This new website will not only help educate the sales associates on the features and benefits of Christopher Designs brand and patterned diamond cuts, but it will make it easier for them to be rewarded for their hard work.”

With updated features such as a full assortment of support and educational materials, as well as updated navigation and functionality, the site is open to the Christopher Designs international family of retail jewelers. For more information and details on rewards, visit cdrp.christopherdesigns.com.

Renaissance Jewellery presented with award by GJEPC

Verigold Jewelry announced that its parent company, Renaissance Jewelry Ltd., has been presented with an award by the Gems & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) for its “excellent export performance, value additions to their company, and their investment in research and development,” according to a press release.

This is the seventh time Renaissance has received this award, as its Verigold Jewelry brand has grown in its product offering through licensing and branding and by creating unique collections for its key retailers.

“A focus on design and product innovation, focus on newer geographies and product categories is the key to our success,” said vice chairman of Renaissance Jewellery, Sumit Shah. “Renaissance believes that a well-run corporate setup, coupled with good governance practices alone, will provide stability, sustenance, and growth in a volatile business environment.”

For more information, visit renjewellery.com.