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India to Continue Importing Rough Diamonds for Now
India's gem and jewelry industry leaders deferred a rough diamond import ban, for now, and urged self discipline at manufacturing businesses that import and purchase rough stones. In a meeting held today between the...
Manufacturing Jul 07, 2015 Zainab Morbiwala
WJA Schedules Speed Mentoring Event in New York for April 29
The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) Metro Chapter will host a speed mentoring event at the Gemological Institute of America's (GIA) New York campus on April 29. The networking event will provide an opportunity to meet with...
Marketing Apr 15, 2015 Jeff Miller
Bluestone Adopts Qlik Sense for Enterprise Data Visualization, Analysis
Internet jeweler Bluestone.com adopted Qlik® Sense business solutions to create enterprise data visualizations and improve analysis. Working with Qlik's local partner Greencube Global, Bluestone implemented Qlik Sense and created business dashboards...
Technology Apr 01, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Jewelers of America Releases the 2014 Cost of Doing Business Report
Press Release: Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, has released the 2014 Jewelers of America Cost of Doing Business Report, an invaluable benchmarking tool for...
Marketing Sep 02, 2014 JA
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First RapNet Symposium to be held in Ft. Lauderdale
PRESS RELEASE: RapNet – The Rapaport Diamond Trading Network -- will be hosting the first RapNet Symposium at the W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on September 7 to 8, 2014. The symposium is open to all members of the diamond and jewelry...
Polished Markets Jul 21, 2014 Rapaport
Berkshire Hathaway's 1Q Earnings -2%, Retail Sales -2%
Berkshire Hathaway, the parent company of Ben Bridge Jeweler, Borsheims Fine Jewelry, Helzberg Diamonds and the Richline Group among many other diverse product and services brands, reported that net earnings declined...
Financial-Legal May 02, 2014 Jeff Miller
Hari Krishna Exports Receives Coveted Intl. Business Award by The Stevies
Hari Krishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. earned one of the most coveted international business awards conferred by The Stevies. The manufacturer and De Beers sightholder won a bronze award for the Management Team of the Year category. A joyous Ghanshyam Dholakia, the managing director at Hari Krishna Exports,...
Manufacturing Aug 26, 2013 Zainab Morbiwala
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Onex Agrees to Buy Nielsen's Expo Business for $950M
Private equity firm Onex Corporation agreed to purchase Nielsen Expositions from its parent company, Nielsen Holdings N.V., for $950 million in cash consideration. Nielsen Expositions is the parent of JA New York, Special Delivery, the...
Marketing May 06, 2013 Jeff Miller
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ICA Congress Confirms Speaker Program
The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) updated its schedule and speaker program for an upcoming congress, which is scheduled for May 12 to 16 and leads into the Changsha Show. The theme of this event, “Sourcing...
Gemstones Apr 29, 2013 Jeff Miller
Fiera Di Vicenza
Fiera di Vicenza is Accredited for Corp. Social Responsibility Program
Fiera di Vicenza was accredited through CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, to plan and implement a United Nations (UN) endorsed corporate social responsibility program for the jewelry industry. The program intends to align the...
Fair Trade Mar 15, 2013 Jeff Miller
ASSOCHAM Expects Short Term Improvement in Indian Economy
India’s economic situation will likely improve significantly at the critical macro-level and for industry in the next six months, according to the latest ASSOCHAM Bizcon Survey (ABS). This is despite the fact that current domestic demand remains weak and the global markets remain uncertain,...
Financial-Legal Oct 23, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
MJSA Schedules a Business Support Event for Oct. 14
The Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America (MJSA) plans to host the MJSA conFab, a one-day event focused on "profit lessons" for jewelry makers and designers. The event will be held October 14, 2012, at the...
Manufacturing Jun 27, 2012 Jeff Miller
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Shaftel Diamond Wins Business Excellence Award
Shaftel Diamond Co. received a winner of distinction award at the Better Business Bureau Awards for Excellence held this month in Houston, Texas. Shaftel Diamond Co. has been a member of the bureau since 2001. The...
Marketing May 09, 2012 Jeff Miller
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Petra Boosts Production; U.S. Group Selects 'Future of Design' Winner
Dealer trends from Baselworld 2012 indicated that yellow diamonds, in particular, were hot while blue and pink stones experienced good demand. Generally there was good interest in fancies in the 0.50-carat to 15-carat range...
Marketing Mar 14, 2012 Rapaport News
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Final Sale of Continental's Inventory Begins in Tampa
Buxbaum Jewelry Advisors is conducting the final liquidation sale for Continental Jewelry's superstore in Tampa, Florida. Discounts were listed by as much as 80 percent with a total retail value of inventory at about $5 million. Inventory must be sold before...
Retail Feb 28, 2012 Jeff Miller
Kosomont Companies
Cost of Doing Business Survey Rates 421 Cities
The Claremont McKenna College’s Rose Institute of State & Local Government ranked the most expensive and least expensive cities in the U.S. for its 17th annual Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business Survey....
Research Nov 30, 2011 Jeff Miller
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Incentives Mark a Second Small Business Saturday
To support small business sales as Christmas season begins, a host of companies are supporting the second annual Small Business Saturday, a one-day shopping event that was first started by American Express in 2010. This year, American...
Retail Nov 25, 2011 Ricci Dipshan
Stronger Dollar Impacts Diamonds Financed in Rupee
The recent sharp depreciation of the Indian rupee may weigh heavily on diamond purchases this wedding season as diamond prices in rupee terms rise and consumer confidence diminishes.However, industry officials said that the weaker rupee, which hit an all-time low of INR 52.73 against the U.S....
Financial-Legal Nov 23, 2011 Dilipp S Nag
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Diamond News Broadcast
Download MP3 audio.Online diamond jewelry retailers had a tough third quarter and the Diamond Trading Company's November sight, as expected, was the lowest of the year. Small business optimism may have improved slightly...
Retail Nov 09, 2011 Rapaport News
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Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair to be Held in January 2012
The Antwerp Diamond Bourse, the Diamantclub of Antwerp and the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) announced the dates for their third edition of the Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair. This invitation-only event will...
Polished Markets Sep 06, 2011 Jeff Miller
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