Las Vegas—This year, JCK Las Vegas’ annual Plumb Club breakfast will feature a presentation from Doug Stephens, also known as “The Retail Prophet.”

The event is slated to take place Saturday, June 2 from 7:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m., with Stephens’ presentation starting at 8 a.m.

Stephens is considered one of the world’s foremost retail industry futurists whose work and thinking have influenced retailers and brands including Walmart, Google, Home Depot, Disney, BMW, Citibank and Intel, the Plumb Club said.

Stephens will speak about how the very concept of what stores are, how consumers shop in them and basic economic revenue models are all in the process of being reinvented.

His presentation will be customized for the retail jeweler and will share actionable strategies proven by companies and brands succeeding today and maintaining relevance among consumers.

After the presentation, attendees who visit the Plumb Club Pavilion will receive a free copy of Stephens’ book, “Reengineering Retail: The Future of Selling in a Post-Digital World.” He will sign copies and pose for pictures.

The Diamond Producers Association is returning as the exclusive sponsor for the breakfast.

At the event, the DPA will go over its first full year of activity in the United States, which included a new campaign, media investment and partnerships.

It will also outline plans for the next holiday season and beyond while sharing the impact of its programs so far, as well as insights on consumers.

The annual Plumb Club breakfast is open to JCK Las Vegas registered retailers only and requires advanced registration online, one registration per each individual attendee.

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