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Supplier News: Week of Sept. 8

Gem Platinum Selects GemFind to Develop New Website

Fine jewelry designer Gem Platinum/Jeffrey Daniels Unique Designs has teamed up with GemFind to design its new website, promising a fresh new look and improved technology.

The new site incorporates GemFind’s social product network, JewelCloud, which allows the jewelry designer to better support and connect with its retailers. Gem Platinum can invite and connect with new retailers (even in areas where they have no representation), search and connect with hundreds of the industry’s top retailers, feed managed product data into authorized retailers’ websites, monitor product performance, assign sales reps, schedule appointments, and provide access to marketing materials.

“I am extremely pleased and enthusiastic about our partnership with GemFind,” said owner and CEO Jeffrey Post in a press release. “I had been working with other site developers and managers for many years on my previous websites. While the other companies were extremely capable in accomplishing my prior goals, I felt there wasn’t enough internal support to address this new effort in a timely manner and across multiple platforms. Although we have not yet made a public announcement for our new website, I have already received several new requests from retailers asking for more information about different pieces.”

For more information on GemFind visit gemfind.com, and visit Gem Platinum at gemplatinum.com.


SRK Holds Health Camp Initiative

Diamond manufacturer Shree Ramkrishna Exports (SRK) recently conducted a free medical and health camp for its employees at its headquarters in Mumbai, India. The initiative strengthened SRK’s mission to raise awareness about lifestyle-related diseases and its endeavor to play a meaningful role in its community.

“At SRK, we believe that the health of our workers is a top priority, and through such camps, we aim to enable our workers to lead a better and healthy life,” said director Shreyans Dholakia in a press release.

For more information on the company, visit srkexport.com.


MainBrace Global Partners to Attend China–Hong Kong Joint Investment Mission in Boston

Connecticut-based jewelry advisory firm MainBrace Global Partners will attend a joint Chinese– Hong Kong investment mission to be held in Boston on September 15.

Sponsored by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the mission is designed to introduce more than 43 companies and investors from mainland China and Hong Kong to potential jewelry and watch investment and acquisition opportunities in the U.S.

“Some of the Chinese companies attending the mission have expressed an interest in bringing several successful U.S. jewelry and watch brands to China,” said MainBrace senior partner Lyle M. Rose in a press release. “In addition, Chinese jewelry investors are looking for potential U.S. jewelry companies to acquire.”

Added senior partner Jan Brassem, “The current financial environment indicates that many jewelry firms, especially in Hong Kong, have significant liquidity for growth through acquisition.”

For more information on the mission, visit hktdc.com.

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