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Jewelers Vigilance Committee Senior Counsel Suzan Flamm supplies a list of resources for companies that must comply with the "conflict" minerals provision of the Dodd-Frank Act.
The per-ounce price of gold and silver both will decline more than 10 percent year-over-year in 2014 while labor issues and automotive demand are expected to push up the price of platinum slightly, analysts say. 
Retailers who use The Edge software are eligible to attend a three-day seminar taking place in late February-early March at The Edge headquarters in Shelton.  
The Women’s Jewelry Association is inviting members to apply for a $5,000 merit-based grant that can help them get their business off the ground and stimulate growth. 
Emerald Expositions, the parent company of National Jeweler, the JA New York shows and Couture, announced Wednesday that it has completed its acquisition of George Little Management LLC from Providence Equity Partners for $335 million.
Business consultant Bob Phibbs, who is known as the “Retail Doctor,” is the keynote speaker for the Smart Jewelry Show, which will take place April 5 to 7 at Chicago’s Navy Pier. 
The Jewelers’ Vigilance Committee elected a number of new board members and officers at its annual luncheon event Friday.
Researchers predict the number of weddings in the United States will increase 2 percent in 2014 due to a small increase in the total marrying age population combined with a marginal rise in the proportion of couples choosing to wed.
Holiday retail sales for November and December were up nearly 4 percent this year, keeping with the National Retail Federation’s prediction for the season.
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