Supplier News: Week of May 4

The Edge Partners With Zillion to Offer 1-Click Jewelry Insurance

Comprehensive jewelry store management system the Edge has partnered with jewelry insurance company Zillion to to provide jewelry store customers immediate insurance with their purchases through 1-Click technology on their smartphones. This enables customers to walk out of the jewelry store with insured, protected products at the time of purchase.

The new program is available through a free Edge software feature, giving customers 10 days of no-obligation insurance. “The new Edge software feature enables a better customer experience,” said Adam Black, cofounder and managing director of Zillion, in a statement. “We are reinventing jewelry insurance and are overjoyed to be able to support jewelers and help their customers protect the things they love.”

For more information on the program, visit theedgeforjewelers.com, and myzillion.com.

Atlanta Jewelry Show Announces Fall Show Dates

The Atlanta Jewelry Show has announced that the 2020 fall edition of its semiannual show will be held October 24–25 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in northwest Atlanta.

“After careful consideration, and in light of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) developments, the new show dates will enable us to provide the experience that our attendees expect and deserve in a safe environment,” said executive director Libby Brown in a statement. “As everyone has been reminding us, great things happen when the community comes together and connects. This date shift offers the perfect opportunity for retailers to stock up for the holidays. We look forward to hosting a wonderful event. Until then, stay safe and healthy!”

For more information and for updates, visit atlantajewelryshow.com.

IDEX Announces 1 Million Diamonds Online

Diamond sales platform IDEX announced it has one million diamonds available online, reporting that to be more than any other trading portal according to independent comparisons on the Diamond World website.

“Based on experience, number of diamonds listed, and registered buyers and sellers, IDEX seems to be the front-runner, as it also provides financing as well as logistics,” says a press release from the company.

IDEX is also reporting its success in keeping business going in the age of COVID-19 as a B2B platform with transactional capabilities. Members using the company’s mobile app can search for diamonds, upload buyer requests, use its diamond price calculator, and will soon be able to use its Guaranteed Diamond Transactions, a fully automated online trading service for polished diamonds. The service provides a two-day guarantee as well as a guarantee of immediate payment to suppliers.

The IDEX diamond trading platform is now available free of charge to all new users until August. For more information, visit idexonline.com.

(Top logo via: the Edge and Zillion)

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