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De Beers Sight Estimated at $700M
De Beers sight number 3 closed with an estimated value of $700 million after the mining company raised its rough diamond prices by 3 percent to 4 percent. Box assortments were relatively unchanged and some ex-plan was offered....
Rough Markets Apr 08, 2014 Avi Krawitz
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Tiffany & Co.'s 3Q Sales +7%, Profit Jumps as Costs Ease
Tiffany & Co. reported that revenue increased 6.9 percent year on year to $911.5 million for the third quarter that ended on October 31. Same-store sales rose 7 percent. Cost of sales edged up 0.9 percent...
Financial-Legal Nov 26, 2013 Jeff Miller
U.S. Jewelry Store Sales +10%
Jewelry store sales in the U.S. rose 9.9 percent year on year to $2.31 billion in March. In addition, the consumer price index (CPI) for jewelry fell 2.9 percent in March. Jewelry store sales remained strong...
Retail May 13, 2013 Jeff Miller
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U.S. Jewelry Price Inflation -1% in May
The U.S. consumer price index (CPI) for jewelry fell 0.7 percent year on year in May to 173.3 points. While the index's change was slight, it was a significant shift being the first price decrease...
Retail Jun 14, 2012 Jeff Miller
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U.S. Jewelry Prices Hold Steady in April
The U.S. consumer price index (CPI) for jewelry was basically flat in April, rising by just 0.5 percent year on year to 176 points. The index was at its lowest level since May 2011 and...
Retail May 15, 2012 Jeff Miller
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Diamond News Broadcast: How Strong Were Christmas Sales - Really?
Download the MP3 audio.So, how were Christmas retail sales in the U.S. -- really? With the public companies reporting sales increases, which were less than the jump in the jewelry consumer price index,...
Retail Jan 11, 2012 Rapaport News
U.S. Jewelry Inflation Rises 9% in November
The consumer price index (CPI) for jewelry soared 9 percent year on year to 180.5 points in November, marking the second consecutive month with a reading above 180 points. However, November's reading was slightly lower...
Retail Dec 16, 2011 Jeff Miller
Signet Jewelers
Signet Sales +11%, Profit Soars to $26M
Signet Jewelers reported that sales for its third quarter rose 10.7 percent year on year to $710.5 million and cost of sales rose 7.2 percent to $480.6 million. Same-store sales rose 10.6 percent. The...
Financial-Legal Nov 22, 2011 Jeff Miller
Silver Prices to Rise
Silver prices could rise to $50 an ounce or higher by the end of 2012 as investment demand surges, according to the Thomson Reuters GFMS.Fabrication and industrial demand for silver are forecast to increase by about 4 percent in 2011 to a new...
Retail Nov 18, 2011 Dilipp S Nag
Polished Diamonds
RapNet Diamond Index Falls 3.5% in October
PRESS RELEASE, November 3, 2011, New York: Certified polished diamond prices fell in October, as buyers continued to push for deeper discounts. Confidence was impacted by tight liquidity and concerns for the economic recovery. Trading...
Polished Markets Nov 03, 2011 Rapaport
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Indian Gold Retailers Hedge Against Volatility
Indian gold retailers will maintain stable credit risk profiles due to prudent inventory hedging, CRISIL Ratings said. The agency, which questioned 63 gold retailers for its study, found that these hedging strategies...
Retail Oct 25, 2011 Dilipp S Nag
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Pandora Brand Expands the Specialty Jewelry Line
Pandora continues to grow and attributes its rapid expansion to strong positioning as a jewelry brand with "affordable luxury price points" which resonates with the consumers. Consumers are spending more in the specialty jewelry channel...
Retail Jun 04, 2011 Rapaport News
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