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January 18, 2024

Protect Your Legacy Now: Register for the AGS Business Succession Series

Business succession planning often seems overwhelming and confusing. That’s why we created the AGS Business Succession Series—to help you feel empowered and hopeful about your lasting legacy. The Series ensures a smooth transition, safeguards your business from unforeseen challenges, and sets the stage for continued success. We urge you to explore the valuable insights the AGS Business Succession Series Program provides. Obsidian Business Planning Solutions is offering a special pilot series* that begins on Wednesday, February 21, 2024. We’re offering members a special rate of $2,500—that’s a $1,000 savings off the regular price! The pilot is open to retailers, suppliers,

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Unite, Learn, and Thrive as a Team at Conclave

Conclave is a catalyst for learning and growth. It’s a dynamic space where your team can explore cutting-edge trends, connect with industry leaders, and discover new ways to innovate. Why take your team to Conclave? Here are three reasons: Build camaraderie and boost morale by creating opportunities for your team to connect outside work. Help them get to know each other on a personal level and develop stronger bonds through shared experiences. A well-trained and inspired team is your greatest asset. They’re the ones who will help you achieve your goals, deliver on your promises, and build a positive reputation

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Supplier Spotlight: K. Rosengart

For Karen Rosengart, founder of K. Rosengart, the diamond business is more than a profession—it’s in her blood. “My father spent his life as a diamond setter, and I was always excited to see the beautiful pieces he made,” says Karen. “I attended the Art Institute of Chicago, and while in school, I was lucky enough to study in London, learning how to design jewelry.” After graduation, Karen spent some special time at the bench with her father, learning the art of diamond setting. She quickly realized that she wanted to do more in the jewelry business and landed a

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JFC: In Support of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

In 1988, Elizabeth Glaser sat down at her kitchen table with two close friends to solve what felt like an insurmountable problem—creating a world where no mother, child, or family is devastated by HIV and AIDS. Elizabeth Glaser contracted HIV in a blood transfusion in 1981 while giving birth to her daughter, Ariel. She and her husband, Paul, later learned that Elizabeth had unknowingly passed the virus on to Ariel through breast milk and that their son, Jake, had contracted the virus in utero. Elizabeth lost her own battle with AIDS in 1994. The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

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