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Editor’s Note: Get Smart — One Trade Show You Shouldn’t Miss

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David Squires on a trade event you should definitely consider attending.

[dropcap cap=T]his month, a quick pitch for The SMART Jewelry Show, which is being held April 24-26 at Chicago’s Navy Pier: [/dropcap]

INSTORE created The SMART Jewelry Show to reach retailers in some of the same ways our magazine does. It’s intimate, friendly and comfortable to navigate. At the same time it has a big-show manufacturer lineup and an educational program that’s second to none.

You’ll find 80 educational sessions (most right on the show floor), a Smart Central exhibit featuring mind-blowing ideas for your store, and over 100 new vendors, including top young designers in our Generation Next pavilion.

You’ll rub elbows with the creators of some of America’s coolest stores and learn their secrets in talk-show style interviews with our analysts.

If you do repair and custom design, you’ll learn to promote your services and build a stronger artistic identity. And don’t miss our exciting live skills competition — The INSTORE Bench Pressure Challenge.

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If you go to one trade show this year, The Smart Jewelry Show should be it.

Taking the advice we give you often, here’s the part where we ask for your reference. If you’re a show/mag supporter, could you please do us a favor and …

• Ask your favorite vendors if they’ll be at the show. If they say no, tell them they should be.

• Tell your fellow retailers that you’re going to The SMART Jewelry Show. (Change your Facebook and LinkedIn status to “I’m going to The SMART Jewelry Show. Are you?”)

For information and to register, visit www.smartjewelryshow.com today. See you there!

dsquires@instoremag.com

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[span class=note]This story is from the March 2010 edition of INSTORE[/span]

 

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Moving Up — Not Out — with Wilkerson

Trish Parks has always wanted to be in the jewelry business and that passion has fueled her success. The original Corinth Jewelers opened in the Mississippi town of the same name in 2007. This year, Parks moved her business from its original strip mall location to a 10,000-square foot standalone store. To make room for fresh, new merchandise, she asked Wilkerson to organize a moving sale. “What I remember most about the sale is the outpouring excitement and appreciation from our customers,” says Parks. Would she recommend Wilkerson to other jewelers? “I would recommend Wilkerson because they came in, did what they were supposed to and made us all comfortable. And we met our goals.”

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Editor’s Note: Get Smart — One Trade Show You Shouldn’t Miss

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David Squires on a trade event you should definitely consider attending.

[dropcap cap=T]his month, a quick pitch for The SMART Jewelry Show, which is being held April 24-26 at Chicago’s Navy Pier: [/dropcap]

INSTORE created The SMART Jewelry Show to reach retailers in some of the same ways our magazine does. It’s intimate, friendly and comfortable to navigate. At the same time it has a big-show manufacturer lineup and an educational program that’s second to none.

You’ll find 80 educational sessions (most right on the show floor), a Smart Central exhibit featuring mind-blowing ideas for your store, and over 100 new vendors, including top young designers in our Generation Next pavilion.

You’ll rub elbows with the creators of some of America’s coolest stores and learn their secrets in talk-show style interviews with our analysts.

Advertisement

If you do repair and custom design, you’ll learn to promote your services and build a stronger artistic identity. And don’t miss our exciting live skills competition — The INSTORE Bench Pressure Challenge.

If you go to one trade show this year, The Smart Jewelry Show should be it.

Taking the advice we give you often, here’s the part where we ask for your reference. If you’re a show/mag supporter, could you please do us a favor and …

• Ask your favorite vendors if they’ll be at the show. If they say no, tell them they should be.

• Tell your fellow retailers that you’re going to The SMART Jewelry Show. (Change your Facebook and LinkedIn status to “I’m going to The SMART Jewelry Show. Are you?”)

For information and to register, visit www.smartjewelryshow.com today. See you there!

Advertisement

dsquires@instoremag.com

[span class=note]This story is from the March 2010 edition of INSTORE[/span]

 

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SPONSORED VIDEO

Moving Up — Not Out — with Wilkerson

Trish Parks has always wanted to be in the jewelry business and that passion has fueled her success. The original Corinth Jewelers opened in the Mississippi town of the same name in 2007. This year, Parks moved her business from its original strip mall location to a 10,000-square foot standalone store. To make room for fresh, new merchandise, she asked Wilkerson to organize a moving sale. “What I remember most about the sale is the outpouring excitement and appreciation from our customers,” says Parks. Would she recommend Wilkerson to other jewelers? “I would recommend Wilkerson because they came in, did what they were supposed to and made us all comfortable. And we met our goals.”

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