Current State of the Industry - April 2023

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Learn from JBT President, Erich Jacobs, as he provides comprehensive insights into the current state of the industry, market trends, and predictions on what the future holds for the fine jewelry industry.

Understanding & Protecting Memo Transactions

Understanding and Protecting Memo Transactions
Do you sell on Memo?   Have you protected your goods in the event your customer files bankruptcy?
JBT now offers a UCC Filing Service to protect your goods through our partner CLAS.  Pricing is less than half of that charged by Attorneys offering UCC filing services.

6 SEO Myths that Need Busting for Retailers and More.

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Watch this webinar to learn how new customer trends impact purchase decisions.  A step-by-step guide to improving your Google My Business (GMB) listing and actionable tips on gathering more high-quality reviews quickly for your store

Is the party over?

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JBT and InStore analyze important economic indicators heading into the holiday selling season and provide advice for jewelry store owners to strengthen their businesses.

Lessons from 2020 to Build your 2021 Playbook

Lessons from 2020 to Build your 2021 Playbook
Erich Jacobs, JBT President, provides insight on the data JBT tracks 2020 such as industry statistics, the analytics behind the numbers and future economics to help shape your 2021 playbook.

Dealing with Data in the Digital and Online Jewelry Trading Environment

Dealing with data in the digital and online  jewelry trading environment.

Learn how jewelry businesses operate in an increasingly digital environment, and more specifically on the implications, opportunities and pitfalls of working with big data, particularly where it is related to consumers at the retail end of the distribution chain.

Understanding Selling Made in the USA

Made in the USA Advertising Learn about the FTC Made in USA rule text and what it means. Why the change from “enforcement policy” to “rule” matters and conflict between this rule and Customs country of origin declaration requirements.

Cash, Credit and Covid-19

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Erich Jacobs, president of JBT on how U.S. businesses have handled this year’s liquidity crisis.
October 19, 2020, Rapaport


Adding Brilliance To Your Holiday Selling Season: Part 1

Adding Brilliance To Your Holiday Selling Season: Part 1
Erich Jacobs, President of JBT, will be giving exclusive insight on JBT's data and how it relates to the current state of the economy, COVID-19 pandemic and the jewelry industry.


MJSA Podcast, Episode 9: Today & Tomorrow: Industry Analysis with Erich Jacobs of JBT

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Learn how JBT collects data from members, JBT’s economic data sources comparing the previous recession, transparency issues and how blockchain and cryptocurrency fit into the recovery picture.


Best Practices on Protecting Your Rights as a Creditor

Best Practices on Protecting Your rights as a Creditor
Learn about recent changes in legislation, as well as potential future changes based on COVID-19, and business practices you can adopt in order to best protect your rights as a creditor.


Let’s Talk About Money

Talk Money Webinar
Learn about managing cash flow, finding new revenue streams, accessing credit and balancing investments versus cutbacks.


What We've Learned

What We've Learned
In this webinar, manufacturers and designers discuss business in a post-COVID-19 environment.


State of the Diamond Market

Learn about online behavior changes, retailer sourcing from local as opposed to global suppliers, changes in credit terms and more consignment terms as a model from traders to retailers change moving forward and more.

My Next Question – National Jeweler

Learn how JBT’s new Presidents background in technology ties into the future of the organization, how they are handling the reporting of credit ratings amid COVID-19, what kind of calls he has been fielding from members and JBT’s forecast for the rest of 2020.


Managing Through The COVID-19 Crisis 

Managing Through COVID-19
In this webinar, you will learn how to manage the current impact of COVID-19 and how to position your business for the best recovery. 

Protect Yourself from Fraud and Risks when Trading Online

Protect Yourself from Fraud and Risks when Trading Online
In this webinar, you will attain the knowledge and tools to protect yourself and trade more safely online.


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