My Next Question Webinar

How to Launch and Grow Your Business

My Next Question Webinar

How to Launch and Grow Your BusinessRegister

WEDNESDAY, APR 28, 2021 10:00 AM (EASTERN)

Sponsored by
Hill & Co. Founder and CEO Elle Hill shares her international business-driving insights that have helped reboot legacy brands and launch new ones. With more than 25 years of experience in the diamonds, gemstones and jewelry sector, Hill helps businesses grow faster by combining her omnichannel marketing savvy, deep industry networks and cutting-edge technology. Tune in for her insights on taking businesses from zero to market, and innovatively increasing profit.
Webinar Guests
Elle Hill Founder & CEO, Hill & Co.
Elle Hill is an award-winning entrepreneur and founder and CEO of Hill & Co. Diamond, Gemstone, Jewelry Launch and Growth Experts.
Webinar Host
Ashley Davis Senior Editor, Fashion, National Jeweler
Ashley has been with National Jeweler since 2016 and covers all things related to design, style and trends.

The Latest

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SourcingOct 21, 2021
This Coffee-Table Book Is the Perfect Present for Diamond Lovers

The tome offers an appreciation for the stone through the voices of celebrities, designers, and other diamond lovers.

ColumnistsOct 21, 2021
Squirrel Spotting: It’s a Diamond Moment!

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The Institute’s “Jewelers on a Mission” campaign is working to unite the industry.

IndependentsOct 21, 2021
Quiz: How Closely Have You Been Reading Our Columns?

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TrendsOct 21, 2021
Amanda’s Style File: Prepare to ‘Fall’ in Love

Here are 15 jewels to celebrate the season.

CollectionsOct 21, 2021
Contemporary Jewelry Designers to Collect Now

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Buyers may be excited about online diamond deals, but there are uncertainties surrounding the authenticity and clarity of the diamonds.

SourcingOct 21, 2021
Diamond Jewelry Demand at a ‘Record High,’ Alrosa Says

Both Alrosa and De Beers continue to report robust rough diamond sales fueled by strong consumer demand.

GradingOct 21, 2021
Via YouTube, ASA Advises Consumers to Visit Accredited Appraisers

In a new video posted to the popular site, ASA appraisers tout the importance of hiring a qualified expert.

MajorsOct 21, 2021
Jewelers for Children Elects New Board

Alan Zimmer is the newly elected board chair as Debra Puzio’s term ends.

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One of the highlights of the JCK show in Las Vegas has always been the Italian Pavilion, buzzing with excitement and elegance.

CollectionsOct 20, 2021
See Designs From This Group of BIPOC Designers

They’re the first cohort from the Natural Diamond Council and Lorraine Schwartz’s “Emerging Designers Diamond Initiative.”

ColumnistsOct 20, 2021
Creative Connecting: To Text, Or Not To Text

In their latest column, Duvall O’Steen and Jen Cullen Williams make the case for SMS marketing.

FinancialsOct 20, 2021
Kering’s Jewelry Brands See Strong Q3 Growth

Boucheron, Pomellato, and its other jewelry houses posted double-digit growth or stronger in the quarter.

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Bringing Sexy Back: The Allure of COUTURE, Italian Style

Take a tour of Italian designers at COUTURE 2021.

Policies & IssuesOct 20, 2021
This Jewelry Auction Will Benefit the Navajo Nation

MJSA and Columbia Gem House are using their design competition to raise funds for the community, which was badly hit by COVID-19.

IndependentsOct 19, 2021
Jewelers Riding Out the Storms

From floods to fires, retailers in two states share their experiences with extreme weather and how their businesses are coping.

Lab-GrownOct 19, 2021
Lightbox Is Now Selling Loose Lab-Grown Diamonds

Meant to capitalize on the customization trend, the stones are priced using the brand’s $800-per-carat structure.

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TrendsOct 19, 2021
Kourtney Kardashian’s Engagement Ring Is Massive

Though, stylistically, it’s pretty basic.

Events & AwardsOct 19, 2021
MJSA Expo Returns to New York

The trade show will run alongside the JA New York spring show in March.

Events & AwardsOct 19, 2021
Meet the Diamonds Do Good Scholarship Winners

In partnership with the Mine Training Society, the scholarships support students in Canada’s Northwest Territories.

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MajorsOct 18, 2021
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AuctionsOct 18, 2021
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FinancialsOct 18, 2021
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U.S. retail sales rose 0.7 percent last month, even as retailers battle supply chain struggles.

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IndependentsOct 18, 2021
Wilson & Son Jewelers Expands with New Space

The Scarsdale, New York retailer is moving into a 5,500-square-foot store just a short walk from where it’s been for 116 years.

AuctionsOct 15, 2021
The Duchess of Windsor’s First Anniversary Gift Is Going to Auction

The Cartier bangle given by Edward VIII is estimated to sell for as much as $1.6 million at Christie’s Geneva next month.

Events & AwardsOct 15, 2021
JCK Industry Fund Accepting 2022 Applications

Last year’s grants included a new “Diversity & Inclusion” category awarded to the Black in Jewelry Coalition.

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The Age of Comfort

Discomfort is so last season — find out about the silent jewelry revolution that has started taking over the industry.

IndependentsOct 15, 2021
Borsheims Names VP of Technology, Security

Sunil Luthra, formerly the director of information technology, will fill the role.

CollectionsOct 15, 2021
Piece of the Week: Robinson Pelham’s ‘Arena’ Ring

It’s part of a new collection of one-of-a-kind jewels from the British brand.

AuctionsOct 14, 2021
Al Capone’s Jewels Smash Auction Estimates

The top watch and jewelry lots included Capone’s Patek Philippe pocket watch and a diamond tie bar.

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CollectionsOct 14, 2021
David Yurman’s Fall Campaign Celebrates the Classics

“The Power of Cable” highlights the brand’s New York City DNA.

IndependentsOct 14, 2021
Texas Jeweler Jimmy Green, a ‘Giant’ in the Industry, Dies at 65

He was known for being generous, loving, and supportive, and created a culture of excellence at the fine jewelry store that bears his name.

GradingOct 14, 2021
Here Is the Winner of Gübelin’s 2021 Research Scholarship

Sebastian Schmidt will receive $30,000 toward his research project developing reference materials for gem corundum.

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Smiling Rocks’ Lab Grown Diamond Engagement and Wedding Rings Collection

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