BENTONVILLE, ARK., Feb. 8, 2011 –According to the National Retail Federation, this year 17.3 percent of consumers will purchase jewelry as their Valentine’s Day gift for a loved one, up from 15.5 percent buying jewelry last year. But selecting the right piece of jewelry for Valentine's Day gifting doesn't have to be complicated: Sam's Club makes it simple with savings on diamonds and free roses as a bonus. Sam’s Club will reward shoppers with a dozen roses for every single diamond purchase over $499 between Feb. 9 and 12*.
“We’ve selected high quality pieces at unbeatable value for our jewelry department leading up to Valentine’s Day,” said Sharon Van Roo, senior merchandise director for jewelry at Sam’s Club. "From our lovely $99 amethyst rings to our fabulous one-of-a-kind $189,000 2.33 ct. flawless diamond ring, members will find the perfect gift at Sam’s Club.”
Shoppers will save on chic, timeless designs from popular brand names, including Effy, Everlon, Susan Blake, Judith Ripka, Roberto Ricci and more.
Sam's Club also features loose diamonds - from round to emerald - and fancy settings that combine for the perfect engagement ring for those planning to propose. And with 12-month, no-interest financing on purchases of $299 or more on a Sam’s Club credit card, there has never been a better time to shop at Sam's Club for your fine jewelry needs.
Some of the popular fine jewelry collections available at Sam's Club include:
• Judith Ripka
• Love Always Platinum
• Love Earth
• Premier Diamond
• Roberto Ricci
• Susan Blake
• VS Collection
"If you want to make Valentine’s Day perfectly memorable and lasting for the ones you love, Sam’s Club has simple and elegant solutions to make that happen,” said Van Roo.
About Sam’s Club
Sam’s Club, the nation’s eighth largest retailer and a leading membership warehouse club, offers superior products and services to more than 47 million members in clubs across the U.S., as well as in Brazil, China and Mexico. Members save an average of 30 percent over grocery and specialty retailers. To learn more about Savings Made SimpleSM, visit SamsClub.com, and look for Sam’s Club on Twitter and Facebook.
*Bouquet offer details: Between 2/9/11 and 2/14/11, each purchase of a diamond item $499 or more (before taxes) qualifies for a free 12 stem rose bouquet at the time of purchase. In-Club only. While supplies last. Free bouquets may not be returned.