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Fink's Jewelers And CIRCA Establish Exclusive Partnership

Top Fifty US Jeweler Recognizes Value in Offering CIRCA's Jewelry Buying Services Company Wide

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fink's Jewelers and CIRCA, the leading international buyer of jewelry, diamonds and watches, today announced an exclusive partnership to offer CIRCA's jewelry buying expertise and services to its clients at 14 Fink's locations nationwide through CIRCA's Authorized Purchasing Agent Program.

 

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Through the partnership, Fink's Jewelers clients can access CIRCA's expertise — through in-store buying events and a year-round mail-in program. This year, CIRCA will host more than 20 in-store buying events at Fink's locations nationwide. At the buying events, CIRCA expert buyers meet with Fink's clients to evaluate every piece of jewelry and present an immediate offer and payment or an incentivized store credit. Additionally, all Fink's locations now offer access to CIRCA's year-round mail-in program, which offers a direct line to CIRCA's expert buyers at all times. CIRCA manages the key logistics of this program that includes both insurance and shipping coverage.

"This partnership is an important addition to the services we offer our customers," said Marc Fink, President & CEO of Fink's Jewelers. "For over 80 years, we have built lasting relationships with our customers and this is an important step in offering our customers the best possible service. Working with CIRCA, we can expand the services we offer our customers who are looking to upgrade or transform no-longer-worn jewelry into a new watch or piece of jewelry. Until now, there has not been a resource we have felt confident offering to our clientele and we look forward to this exciting new customer offering."

CIRCA's Senior Director of Global Satellites, Craig Miller added that the initiative is an important step forward for CIRCA's Authorized Purchasing Agent Program, adding another premier jeweler to CIRCA's exclusive jewelry buying program.

"Fink's Jewelers is one of the most trusted jewelers in the industry and this exclusive partnership will add great value to both of our companies," he said. "This model creates a winning scenario — we match our buying expertise with their selling expertise and shared passion for impeccable client service, creating a partnership that has a proven track record of increasing jewelry sales while providing a value added service for clients to dispose of their unwanted jewelry."

About Fink's Jewelers:
For 80 years, Fink's Jewelers has offered Virginia and North Carolina the largest selection of fine jewelry and Swiss timepieces. Proudly carrying the industry's leading fashion designer lines as well as an extensive collection of "Fink's Exclusive" fine jewelry, the vast selection and customer service is second to none. From the first store in Roanoke, Virginia, Fink's Jewelers has now grown to include 14 locations. Come into any of our stores or visit http://www.finks.com and discover why Fink's Jewelers is one of the country's "Top 50" jewelers.

About CIRCA:
Established in 2001, CIRCA is the leading international buyer of jewelry, diamonds and watches, with more than 100 associates and 14 offices worldwide including New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, Barcelona, Madrid and Hong Kong. CIRCA has redefined the experience of selling one's jewelry with its renowned expertise, discreet service, best value and immediate payment. CIRCA's Authorized Purchasing Agent Program extends the company's buying services to an invite-only network of established regional jewelry retailers through buying events and a mail-in program. CIRCA Solutions provides manufacturers, distributors and retailers specializing in luxury jewelry and watches with inventory solutions, while CIRCA Casino offers specialized buying events and unique VIP incentive programs for premier casinos. For more information, please visit www.circajewels.com or call 877-876-5493.

About CIRCA'S Authorized Purchasing Agent Program:
CIRCA's Authorized Purchasing Agent Program, which began in 2009 has grown to include 150 distinguished American Gem Society accredited jewelers in over 100 cities nationwide.  CIRCA utilizes its unparalleled reputation in the industry, A+ certification with the Better Business Bureau and a discerning selection process to align themselves with top retailers across the country.  Jewelers are required to complete an extensive screening process to become an Authorized Purchasing Agent. Applications are reviewed and hand selected by CIRCA's expert committee on a quarterly basis, with 15 percent of qualified retailers accepted each year from the applicant pool. Interested applicants should carry luxury and name brand inventory and most importantly, possess a supreme industry-wide reputation for customer service. For more information, please call 877-876-5493.

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