Jewelers of America has released the 2005 edition of its annual Cost of Doing Business Survey, featuring financial data on JA member stores compiled from 2004. It has been published electronically and is available on CD or via e-mail.
The survey is based on confidential questionnaires submitted by a sampling of JA members. Participants receive the finished survey for free. Other JA members may purchase the 2005 edition for $19.95, nonmembers for $125. Call (800) 223-0673, or visit www.jewelers.org.