“We are pleased to announce the partnership between GemFind and Prestige Promenade that will allow jewelry retailers to improve their existing online presence without significant monetary investment or additional internal resources,”said Alex Fetanat, CEO
Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) March 14, 2011
GemFind’s – http://www.gemfind.net – CEO Alex Fetanat today announced his company has partnered with The Prestige Promenade Online Marketplace (PPOM), the online extension of the exclusive Prestige Promenade Pavilion at JCK. PPOM is a marketing, sales and brand awareness tool that jewelry retailers can seamlessly embed in their own website. It features a data feed of the 68 premier brands Prestige Promenade carries, including A. Link, Bergio, Chad Allison, Christopher Designs, Color Story, Doves Jewelry, Gem Platinum, Gregg Ruth, Leslie Greene, Mazza Company, Mémoire, Old World Chain, Precision Set, and William Levine. The new partnership between GemFind and PPOM allows retailers to augment their existing website with an exclusive selection of premier brands and products, encouraging customers to browse, make inquiries, share finds via social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter, and make purchases. Participating jewelry retailers can leverage the marketing efforts of all Prestige Promenade members, including a $1,000,000 co-op program to offset the costs of the program.
“We are pleased to announce the partnership between GemFind and Prestige Promenade that will allow jewelry retailers to improve their existing online presence without significant monetary investment or additional internal resources,” said Alex Fetanat, CEO of GemFind. “We are thrilled that the 68 collective members of the Prestige Promenade believe in this partnership so strongly that they have collectively established up to a $1,000,000 co-op program to help offset the costs of bringing their virtual inventories into the websites of their authorized retail jewelers. Jewelry retailers can access continually updated inventory from more than 68 premier jewelry brands. They will engage existing customers with new products while converting new customers browsing online into sales. Retailers can leverage custom-built technology developed by GemFind, and easily manage pricing, discounts and online promotions,” concluded Fetanat.
The PPOM Jewelry Link website application integrates with any new or existing website to seamlessly add virtual inventory from any of the 68 prestige brands available. In order to seamlessly integrate into an existing website there are four options. Basic Jewelry Link allows a virtual inventory display to be embedded or linked to an existing website with no shopping cart. Jewelry Link plus Shopping Cart Integration funnels all sales from the Jewelry Link into the jewelry retailer’s existing shopping cart. Jewelry Link plus Shopping Cart Engine provides e-commerce with shopping cart engine while utilizing authorize.net, Google Checkout, PayPal and Amazon.com payment gateways. Custom Website Design allows personalized recommendations of features and functionality to best meet the jewelry retailer’s online goals, including GemFind’s Jewelry Link, Diamond Link, Ring Builder, design, development, programming and SEO implementation.
Since 1999, GemFind (http://www.gemfind.net) has been successfully uniting diamond dealers, gemstone dealers, designers, jewelry manufacturers and retail jewelers in a vertically integrated data distribution channel via the Internet. The GemFind Network is a membership organization that offers comprehensive online sales and marketing solutions connecting the virtual inventories and brand messaging of diamond and jewelry vendors to the websites of their authorized retail jewelers. From complete e-commerce and custom designed websites to virtual diamond and jewelry links which are embedded in existing websites, members form their own relationships and utilize GemFind’s proprietary double permission system to facilitate greater business with each other.
The Prestige Promenade is a group of 68 preeminent jewelry manufacturers and designers who have created an exclusive and intimate buying environment for valued retailers at the JCK Las Vegas Jewelry Show. The Prestige Promenade Online Marketplace (PPOM) is the online extension of the exclusive Prestige Promenade Pavilion at JCK. PPOM was developed as a marketing, sales and brand awareness tool that retailers can embed in their own website, featuring a data feed of the Prestige Promenade brands they carry – as well as the option to upgrade to an e-commerce solution or to work with a technology provider on a custom-built, beautifully designed web presence. For more information, visit http://www.prestigepromenade.com.
RPR Public Relations, Inc.