About Ann Arnold

Ann Arnold is the Chief Strategy Officer of BIG (Buyers Intelligence Group). After graduating from Lehigh and earning her CPA working at Deloitte, Ann owned and ran Lieberfarb, a leading U.S. based designer and manufacturer of bridal jewelry, for over 20 years, where she most recently served as CEO. As a 27 year industry veteran then joined BIG in 2013. Her accomplishments in and service to the jewelry industry include: former president of the National Board of Directors of the Women’s Jewelry Association and the WJA Foundation, Past Chair of the Manufacturers Jewelers and Suppliers of America (MJSA), Currently Chair of the Jewelers Board of Trade (JBT), Board Member and past Treasurer of the 24 Karat Club of New York, recipient of the distinguished WJA Award for Excellence in Manufacturing, and along with my father, Mark Schonwetter, she won two Platinum Innovation Awards for Design.

BIG Network New Vendor: Martin Flyer

By |October 6th, 2015|Categories: BIG Network Vendor|

Martin Flyer has bridal products for a first time or second time bride looking for classic, vintage or contemporary styles in all of the most sought after classifications, solitaire, three stone, channel , shared prong and micropave as well as the current popular looks like halo’s, twisted and split shank rings.

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BIG Network New Vendor: Le Vian

By |May 20th, 2015|Categories: Miscellaneous|

From Ancient Royalty to Today’s Red Carpet, Le Vian®’s passion for fine jewelry design spans centuries. Expert master craftsmanship, exquisite profile detailing, and vibrant color are the hallmarks of this family owned jeweler who is internationally recognized for unique and high quality designs. Over 1 million loyal Le Vian® collectors worldwide crave the addictive uniqueness and individuality of Le Vian® designs.

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BIG Network New Vendor: GN Diamond

By |March 31st, 2015|Categories: Newsletter|

The BIG Network was created to provide the link allowing the much needed collaboration between retailer and supplier. As vendors enroll in The BIG Network, retailers are able to share their data with that specific vendor. Contact BIG for instructions. GN Diamond has been in business for over 35 years with offices in Israel and Philadelphia.

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What’s The Next Big Thing?

By |February 8th, 2015|Categories: Newsletter|

This is a question that I get asked a lot. I was recently appointed the new Chairman of the MJSA (Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America). I have had the pleasure of being interviewed a few times over the last month or so, and inevitably this is a question that keeps getting repeated. And each [...]

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