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What will become of retail jeweller...
Friday, 29 April 2016
What will become of retail jewellery stores?

What will become of retail jewellery stores? An insightful two-part article written by Peter Smith for nationaljeweler.com.last month reveals a perspective of the longevity of retail jewellery stores and valuable lessons to apply for improving prospects. Read articles in full here: What will become of Retail Jewellery Stores? Part A What will become of Retail Jewellery Stores? Part B Source: National JewelerImage: RetailDesignBlog.net

Help us celebrate!
Friday, 29 April 2016
Help us celebrate!

In 2016 the Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) is celebrating it's 85th year! To help us celebrate we invite members to supply historical images that the JAA can utlilise on the web, social media and in print. We welcome your relevant images from any era, 1931 to present, which celebrate the momentous occasions of your business. The opening of your store(s), the people behind the business, jewellers at work, shop…

Small Business updates from the ACC...
Friday, 29 April 2016
Small Business updates from the ACCC

Five guides for business and legal practitioners on the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) have just been updated. These guides are now easier to read and feature case studies. The ACL applies to all Australian businesses, and these guides were produced to help businesses learn about their rights and obligations under the law. It’s also intended to help legal practitioners provide advice to their clients about how to comply with the…

Executive Director's Message
Friday, 29 April 2016
Executive Director's Message

Our industry has faced many challenges in recent years however ours is a robust industry and business does continue. I have witnessed that it is innovation that is the secret to many of the success stories. Whether it is modernization or a modification within our businesses, we cannot afford to be stagnant but must continue to move and transform. We welcome two new directors to the JAA Board in 2016…

Profile: Andrew Ioannou
Friday, 29 April 2016
Profile: Andrew Ioannou

We can be heroes Jewellery design is a creative process, and many designers appreciate the similarity of their process to that of other industries. While for many it’s fashion or high-end art, for Andrew Ioannou from Guild Jewellery Design it’s the art of the tale. “I try to know everything about a story and its author, I find creative processes interesting. I have a passion for good storytelling in any…

Australian Small Business Champion ...
Friday, 29 April 2016
Australian Small Business Champion Awards

The Australian Small Business Champion Awards is a prestigious and comprehensive program that supports and recognises small businesses across Australia. It is the largest awards program for small business in Australia with winners of 43 industry categories. Offering a unique opportunity to highlight Australia's most outstanding small businesses, the awards seek to recognise the hard work that business owners contribute to the local community in generating employment for millions of…

What if...?
Friday, 29 April 2016
What if...?

Someone just pressed ‘STOP’ on your businessEven worse, you didn’t see it coming… Have you ever indulged yourself for a few minutes and played the “What if…” game. “What if a robbery took 60% of my stock…” or “what if a fire destroyed my showroom and closed my business for six months.” Then you play out what would happen next and you start to unravel what’s waiting for you around…

What do millennials want from luxur...
Friday, 29 April 2016
What do millennials want from luxury watches and jewellery?

What do millennials want from luxury watches and jewellery? An insight from LuxurySociety.com - read article in full here. Anyone who has yet to be inundated with the plethora of research and reporting conducted on millennials must have been living on a well-stocked island over the last 10 years. I’m jealous. For those who have seen the books, stories, reports and documentaries, it would appear that all things millennial have…

Amanda's Business Tip
Friday, 29 April 2016
Amanda's Business Tip

Get Passionate...It’s infectious! Not only will you feel invigorated, but it will flow on to staff and clients. This doesn’t mean be fake or over the top however we all know with the demands of a business in addition to all else we handle it is easy to get into a set routine or become a bit ‘every day’ in your approach. Take some time out if need to consider…

Supplier Member
Friday, 29 April 2016
Supplier Member

World Shiner is a leading diamond and jewellery wholesale company catering to the needs of the jewellers in Australia, Canada, Germany, India, Japan, New Zealand, Taiwan, United Kingdom & USA. World Shiner has been in Australia for last 20 years as a respectable diamond and jewellery wholesale business. Our long-standing experience of over three generations in the diamond business ensures that our customers receive the finest diamonds at competitive international…

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