from Press Release
|LUXURY Announces Retailer of the Year Winner|
|LUXURY announced the winner of its 2015 Retailer of the Year yesterday—J.R. Dunn Jewelers. The 50 total applicants were narrowed down to five finalists which included Borsheims Fine Jewelry and Gifts in Omaha, NE, Dianna Rae Jewelry in Lafayette, LA ,G. Thrapp Jewelers in Indianapolis, IN , and Roberson's Fine Jewelry in Little Rock, AK, J.R. Dunn Jewelers in Lighthouse Point, FL received the most votes to take the prestigious title. This is the LUXURY show's second year naming a top retailer to honor for a year of excellence in retail service. All five stores were recognized at LUXURY's final breakfast |
"First it was butterflies, then it was pure electricity and joy when we heard J.R. Dunn Jewelers announced as the winner. It is extremely gratifying to know we had the support of not only our clients and local community but our jewelry industry peers as well. We owe a lot to our J.R. Dunn team, both at the show and at home, who came together and executed a plan to win with incredible tenacity. It is also great for the spirit of our company, our associates are filled with a sense of pride and accomplishment." said Sean Dunn, Vice President J.R. Dunn Jewelers.
Retailers were judged based on how well their stores were able to meet challenges and exceed expectations in the modern era of retailing-one which includes e-commerce, a meshing of e-commerce with brick and mortar, prolific social media use, and mastery of lifestyle marketing all aligned with the overarching theme of "Redesigning Retail". Voting for the LUXURY community opened on Tuesday, May 26 at 11:00 am and closed on Wednesday, May 27 at 6:00 pm. Voters were given three options to vote: Text to vote, "like" to vote on Instagram and "like" to vote on the LUXURY community Facebook page. Between the three options, over 2,600 votes were cast.
"J.R. Dunn was the winner through all voting channels including Facebook, Instagram and text. This is a true representation of their fan following and click to brick marketing strategy. We're delighted to honor this very deserving retailer." said Sarin Bachmann, Event Director, LUXURY Events.
Learn more about J.R. Dunn Jewelers here>> morning, with J.R. Dunn receiving a round of thunderous applause when named.
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