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With many baby boomer generation jewelers heading into retirement, the MJSA Education Foundation has developed a new initiative to introduce more young people to the field of jewelry making.
The number of small business owners who can’t find qualified people to fill open positions has reached its highest level since before the recession, a survey by the National Federation of Independent Business shows. 
Show organizers said the number of buyers from the United States who attended the Hong Kong gem and jewelry shows this month increased, as did overall attendance.
 The indictment of 17 individuals involved in smash-and-grab robberies and the increase in the number of jewelry companies consolidating or closing were the top stories last week.
The JBT’s data shows a 32 percent increase in the number of companies that exited the industry in 2014. Dione Kenyon shares several plausible explanations for the spike.
The owner of Custom Jewelers Gallery in Greensboro is facing felony charges after he allegedly replaced real diamonds and gemstones with simulants in the ring of one elderly customer who also was a former employee of the store. 
Jewelers of America currently is accepting applications for its member scholarships, designed to provide education opportunities to employees at JA member stores who are at least 18 years old.
Pat Henneberry draws on what she has learned as a competitive open-water swimmer to help retailers make sure their team members are in the best sales shape of their lives.
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