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Cost of Doing Business Survey

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Take the Cost of Doing Business Survey to Benchmark & Improve Your Company’s Financial Performance – and have a chance at $500

Participate in Jewelers of America’s Cost of Doing Business survey and receive customized Performance Analysis Report free

Jewelers of America – the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry retail marketplace – is seeking participation in its annual benchmarking survey of retail jewelers, the Cost of Doing Business Survey, through July 15, 2013. Participants will have a chance to win $500. Data from this survey informs Jewelers of America’s Cost of Doing Business Report, the most complete financial benchmarking resource available to retail jewelers in the U.S. The confidential survey is easy to complete and provides invaluable benchmarking benefits to jewelers who participate. Specifically, it enables jewelers to analyze their store’s financial and operating data and identify how they can improve store performance and profits.

Click here to start the survey!

Survey Participants Receive Free, Custom Benchmarking Reports
To thank you for completing the survey, Jewelers of America will send you two invaluable reports at no cost. The customized Performance Analysis Report (see sample ) gives you a comprehensive side-by-side comparison of your financial data against industry averages. Perhaps most valuable, it includes an individualized "Action Program" with suggestions to improve areas that the Report identifies as under-performing (retail value: priceless!). You'll also receive a copy of the 2013 Cost of Doing Business Report (see sample ) with comprehensive survey results and industry data trends (retail value: $199.95). An additional benefit, for jewelers who choose to participate in future years, future Reports will reveal your company’s performance trends over time – it’s like having a personal business analyst!

The Cost of Doing Business Report reveals benchmarking data for over 100 performance measures, including: Net Sales Per Store; Sales & Profitability by Merchandise Category; Profit & Gross Margins; Space Productivity; Inventory Performance; Personnel Performance; and Operating Expenses.

How to Participate
For your convenience, there are three simple ways to complete the confidential survey: online or via an Excel document or a printable PDF. Visit www.profitplanninggroup.com/jewel to start the survey or download survey forms. All of these options can be easily completed by you, your accountant or financial planner.

Take advantage of these invaluable benchmarking tools by completing the survey by July 15, 2013. For more information, contact Jewelers of America at (800) 223-0673, email members@jewelers.org or visit www.jewelers.org.
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