Jewelers Mutual Group acquires Luxsurance’s digital vault app technology

Jewelers Mutual Group recently announced its acquisition of jewelry insurtech Luxsurance’s core technology, the LUX Digital Vault app. The acquisition is transformational to the point of sale and customer experience by enabling digital jewelry management, customer-jeweler communication and streamlined jewelry insurance quoting and insuring processes.

“The acquisition of the core Luxsurance technology is an exciting opportunity as Jewelers Mutual continues to drive innovation and bring new, comprehensive digital solutions to market. As we expand our insurtech offerings, it broadens our ability to meet customers where they are and actively engage with them in ways they want to interact and do business with us and their jeweler,” Mike Alexander, chief operating officer at Jewelers Mutual Group, writes to Digital Insurance. “The LUX Digital Vault will be transformational in strengthening jewelers’ in-store offerings while helping them stay digitally connected to their customers.”

The app is designed as a convenient online platform that allows customers to manage new or previous jewelry purchases, upload photos of their jewelry, store digital receipts or appraisals, receive access to jeweler contact information and see the total value of their jewelry collection. 

“The LUX Digital Vault is an innovative app that revolutionizes the customer experience at the point of sale. The technology is seen as an added-value benefit for jewelers to extend to their customers. The digital vault puts customers in control of their jewelry and allows them to seamlessly protect each piece with the click of a button so they can wear their jewelry without worry,” Alexander writes. “The customer can activate the app through their phone to view their jewelry collection anytime, day or night, as well as digitally store their receipts, appraisals and other important documents, view their collection value and have direct access to their trusted jeweler.”

Once it has been downloaded and accessed,

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2 more suspects wanted in violent NYC $500K jewelry robbery

The NYPD is searching for two additional suspects in connection to a violent armed robbery where police said $500,000 in jewelry was stolen from a Queens location.

According to police, the two suspects acted in concert with the two other suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

It happened Wednesday around 2:30 p.m. at Diamonds by Direct in Flushing.

Police said the two original suspects entered the jewelry store and once inside, kicked and struck a 79-year-old female employee in the head with a handgun. 

Police are searching for two men they said stole around $500,000 in jewelry from a Queens location. (NYPD)

The men removed around $500,000 in jewelry before fleeing. They were last seen driving in a black Mercedes sedan.

Police said the two men entered the jewelry store and once inside, kicked and struck a 79-year-old female employee in the head with a handgun. (NYPD)

The victim was taken to New York Hospital Queens and is in stable condition.

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